Join us for an evening of spooky demos and surprises! A costume contest will be held between 7:15 – 7:45 pm. Categories groups: infants-4 / 5-9/ 10+ / family or group
Use fluorescent art supplies to create eerie eyes that glow under a black light.
Take on the role of Dr. Frankenstein and create a temporary monster out of various parts and playdough using probability.
Peek into our haunted crystal ball in the Science on a Sphere exhibit to learn some spooky astronomy! This short presentation will teach you about some of the creepy cosmic wonders hiding in our Universe.
Make a simple LED circuit to cast a shadow on this Spooky Halloween night. Features 3D Printed parts, LED lights, and laser-cut parts to create your shadow maker.
Arachnophobia and Ophidiophobia: Why it’s ok to fear (and respect!) spiders and snakes
Dynamic explosions, electrifying sounds, and eye-catching colors highlight these science demonstrations. It’s so fun you might say it’s spooky!
Periodic Table Demos from 5 – 8 pm
Float a pumpkin in the air – The Bernoulli effect will be used to float a blow-up pumpkin
Create a ghost egg – Dry ice will be used to form bubbles of gas that can be held by kids.
Guest will be able to take a ghost for a walk – Heat rising will allow kids to hold a ghost’s hand and walk with it.
Video Activity: Oh My Gourd! What’s the difference between gourds, squashes, and pumpkins? Learn about the fruits of autumn by examining a variety of produce in the Test Kitchen. Video coming soon.
40-minute show showing at 5:00/5:45/6:30/7:15 pm (Requires separate ticket)
Enjoy some of your favorite family-friendly Halloween classics spiced up with spectacular 3D lasers and smoke effects at the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium!
Darth Vader’s March
Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind
Michael Jackson’s Thriller
The Addams Family