Science Saturdays

Blast Off on Science Saturdays at the National Automobile Museum

with exclusive activities from the

Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada

Experience the Excitement

·       Simulated journeys throughout the solar system

·       Full-dome planetarium programs

·       Hands-on workshops

·       Live presentations

·       Virtual reality headsets

·       iPad interactive stations

 

2017 Series 

January - December, Second Saturday of the Month

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

$12 per person for Children and Adults

Also includes admission to the Automobile Museum.

 

Designed for Participants aged 8 through Adults

Participants aged 8 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

One parent per family or group of up to six friends.

 

Pre-Registration Required

Purchase Your Boarding Passes (tickets) at nevadachallenger.org

Registration Deadline: approx. 2 days before each event

 

2017 Science Saturday Subjects

January 14 - Journey to Saturn

  • Show: Through a telepresence robot - insights about NASA's ongoing robotic mission at Saturn
  • Workshop: Experiment with iPads, light and gas particles to discover the secrets of Saturn's rings
  • Simulation: Take a simulated journey out to Saturn

February 11 - JourneyThrough the Body

  • Show:
  • Workshop:
  • Simulation

Dates for rest of 2017 - Topics to be announced

March 11, 2017 - Living and Working on Mars

April 8, 2017 - Science and the Titanic

May 13, 2017 - Science Fiction and Science Fact

June 10, 2017 - Driving Electric Vehicles

July 8, 2017 - Talking to Space

August 12, 2017 - Surviving Space Weather

September 9, 2017 - Flying on Mars

October 14, 2017 - Mining in Space

November 11, 2017 - Eating in Space

December 9, 2017 - Celebrating in Space