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September 28, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Time Details:
After-hours event in the library's Main Hall.
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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Science Night

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Don't miss Science Night! An evening of fun and exploration aimed at adults, teens and elementary school-aged children alike.

Science Night is coming back!  Join us for fun and fascination, with exhibits and hands-on activities aimed at children elementary school age, all the way up to adults.  

Participating organizations include
  • NASA
  • Children's Discovery Museum
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Science Made Fun
  • San Francisco Zoo
  • SETI Institute
  • MVCode
  • San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
  • M-A Robotics
Attendees will be able to visit the various demonstration & exhibit stations at their own pace during this free event sponsored by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

NASA will be talking about the atmosphere & showing the effect of vacuum on objects like a marshmallow & a balloon--and then will demonstrate how much pressure the atmosphere exerts on us. 
The Children’s Discovery Museum will present several tables of activity demonstrating “Toy Box Physics,” while the San Francisco Zoo plays a “Who Chews? You Choose” game to help visitors discover the feeding adaptations of some very different animals. The Aquarium of the Bay will bring its Bay Mobile with its touch tank, and the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory will present a bird banding activity. M-A Robotics makes its first appearance, showcasing a robotic catapult, while the SETI Institute talks about our possible neighbors out there in the universe.  Science Made Fun will be offering some amazing hands-on chemistry, and MV Code will be bringing two student project demos, including a 3-D VR roller coaster game.