Star Wars Day

Throughout the Museum

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of our regular programs -- but dedicated to everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away!

11:30 – What the Tech?
Join us in the Do Lab, where aspiring young Jedis can learn to program a droid to run a maze!

12:30 – Creative Science @Bieser Discovery Center
Can you create an alien as imaginative as the creative geniuses in Hollywood? Discover alien adaptations and build your own at this short program!

1:00 – Planets of Star Wars @Planetarium
Join the Empire and prepare yourself for a journey through a galaxy far, far away, as we explore and test your knowledge of the countless worlds in the Star Wars universe in our interactive May the 4th show: The Planets of Star Wars! Whether you show mercy to the Rebel Alliance or unleash the devastating power of the Death Star, the choice and the fate of the galaxy rests in your hands!

1:30 – Science On a Sphere®
Take a tour through more Star Wars planets in Tait Auditorium, located inside the Fraze Gallery

2:30 – Do Lab
Get hands-on with Star War-themed science:
• Force Balance - Distribute weight to counteract the force of gravity
• Fix the Millennium Falcon - Build a circuit to fix the Millennium Falcon
• R2D2 Weeble Wobble - R2D2 wobbles but it won’t fall down!
• Trapped in Carbonite - Create a chemical reaction to set Han Solo free!

3:00 – Planets of Star Wars @Planetarium
(see 1:00 p.m.)

3:30 – Science Theater Show
See demonstrations of scientific principles that help explain the Star Wars universe.

All activities included with regular admission; free for members.

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