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We are forming our new FLL Team!  Applications are due on June 30th!  This is a competitive team for serious Lego Robotics fans.  Contact the science center for questions and an application!  We are so excited and looking forward to a great season!










FULL! is happening in many of our summer camps! 

Please register soon to make sure you get the camps of your choice of science summer camps!



Special Community Lecture Interest!  

Wofford College on June 21 @ 4:00 PM

                                 For More Information Contact Dr. G. Mackay Salley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair of the Physics Department
429 N. Church St.
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 597-4610
Email: salleygm@wofford.edu

                                          The Great Life I Lead as a Scientist!

Dr John Campbell is a retired physicist, the author of Historic Shipwrecks of the Chatham Islands, Rutherford Scientist Supreme, www.rutherford.org.nz, and the producer of the three-episode documentary Rutherford.

 He initiated and runs the Ask-A-Scientist programme in New Zealand, and holds several awards for communicating science to the general public. 

One technique involves the art and science of fire walking. He has also staged this some four times at UGA, 

where he is a frequent visitor, hence he is probably certifiable.















 



  
Tuesday, March 1


#2 in the Science Center Adult Series
Will Spartanburg Rock?
 

South Carolina Earthquakes: Their Causes and Their Impacts

Briget C.Doyle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geology

Division of Natural Sciences & Engineering

University of South Carolina Upstate

Come and join us for a wonderful evening!

7-8:15 pm

Spartanburg Science Center

Contact the SSC for more information!








February20:  Engineering Day  11:00 am -2:30 PM
Come and experience engineering at its best!  There will be several challenges that your child can perform led by engineers!  Immerse your child in STEM activities and have a fun Saturday with science.  Tour the Science Center while you are here.












January 16 12:30-2:00 --Nature walk on the Cottonwood Trail with college science professors!  Reduce "screen time" of your children and walk and learn what is in your own neighborhood!  Free to the public!  Meet at the Science Center!  In case of inclement weather, the presentation will be held at the Science Center.

January 26  7:00 pm-8:15 pm --Time Out Spartanburg! Our new adult lecture series at the Science Center.  Our first presenter's topic will be "Tales of a Man Who Took a Road Less Traveled"!  Presented by a Wildlife Biologist and worldwide traveler!  You do not want to miss his presentation!  Free to the public.








We will be closed on January 18th to honor the memory of Martin Luther King!


           




 



Super STEM Saturdays

Every third Saturday from now until May 2016, join the Spartanburg Science Center for fun hands-on experiences in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  Unless otherwise noted, participation is free with paid admission.

*September 19, 2015

“A Day as a Doctor!”

What a wonderful day we had!  Thanks VCOM and all who came out to learn about "A Day As a Doctor"!
            
*October 17, 2015

National Chemistry Week!
Theme
Chemistry Colors Our World!



Mr. Green can come to your class!


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Call to book a date and time!



                    
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Robotics Camp will meet
November 9th & 23rd!
Science Center
4:30 pm


                                                            






          



Looking for a great place to host a 
Birthday Party this year?


Call now to book
 your spot.
We'll help make your Birthday scientifically out of this world!
864-583-2777

Birthday Parties





Callie Coyote's Reading Trunk!
Come and read
Pigs Love Potatoes!
and take home some fun activities to do with your preschooler!



Pigs Love Potatoes
One pig wants potatoes . . . then so does his brother . . . his sister makes it three pigs, and Papa makes four. Then there are the neighbors! Now all the piggies want potatoes, and soon it's one big potato party

Are you cleaning out your child's young toys and wondered if anyone could use them?  We could!
We are looking for:

Children's Books
Duplo Blocks-(Large Lego)
Regular Legos

If you have any of the above, please call us and we will be glad to use them!
Thanks!
Birthday Parties

Spartanburg Science Center
Open:
Thursday - Saturday
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Closed Sunday-Wednesday

School Programs and
tours available upon request



Members - Free
5 and under- Free*


Youth through high school - $2.00
Students with college ID - $2.50
Seniors, Veterans

and active Military - $3.00
Adults - $4.00

 *(All student groups, regardless of age will be charged the $2.00/child fee)


 
3rd Saturday Science!


Robotics


 
Callie's Trunk of Books and Activities:

Colors
Red-Eyed Tree Frog 
Beaks!