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Super STEM Saturdays

Every third Saturday from now until May, 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.

October 18 - The Sweet Side of Chemistry
12:30 - 3:00
Join the Spartanburg Science Center and USC Upstate's Chemistry Club and discover the Sweet Side of Chemistry.  Kick off National Chemistry Week with some amazing chemistry demonstrations.

November 15 - Super Hero Science
12:30 - 2:00

Discover the science behind some of your favorite superheroes.  How do they fly, where does their super hero strength come from and which superheroes are great inventors?  Develop your own powers with these amazing hands on activities.

December 20 - Holiday Science Camp
9:30 - 12:00
There's more to the holidays than just present buying, winter vacations and family gatherings.  Learn how crystals are formed, make a melting snowman, see ornaments pop, watch icicles flat and make your own candy cane slime.  This is a class limited to the first 20 to register. $20 members/$25 non members.

January 17 - Take a walk on the STEM side
12:30 - 2:00

February 21 - Engineering Day
All Day

March 21 - Jr. FIRST LEGO League Expo
9:00 - 1:00

April 18 - Earth Day Celebration
12:30 - 2:00

May 16 - Make it a STEM Summer
12:30 - 2:00



Fall Science Camps


October 24, 2014
9:30 - 12:00 - Under the Deep Blue Sea
Study and learn all about the unusual fish, sharks and shells we find deep down in the ocean.  $22 members/$25 non members

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1:00 - 4:0  Rocky Mountain High
Learn all about the rocky mountains, how they were formed, the large mammals that live there and the impact glaciers had on their formation. $26 members/$30 non members.

November 4, 2014

9:30 -12:00  Dig It

Take a look at what might be found at an archeological dig, skulls, tools, and arrowheads.  Learn about ancient humans, the clothes they wore, the tools they used and the food they ate.

$22 members/$25 non members

1:00 - 4:00 Intro to Robotics

Lead by the Spartanburg Science Center's FLL team, get exposed to LEGO Robotics using simple machine kits, LEGO WeDo kits as well as LEGO Mindstorm software.  No prior experience necessary. Ages 6-11
$26 members/$30 non members.

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Spartanburg Science Center
Thursday - Saturday
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Sunday 1:00-5:00

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)

McCracken Middle School and the Spartanburg Science Center


3rd Annual

Royal Robotics Rumble

Saturday, October 18, 2014

10:00 – 2:00

McCracken Middle School

300 Webber Road

Spartanburg, SC  29307

$30 per team – 20 team limit

Register through your team registration site under (TRE) EVENTS

Email for individual registration or questions.

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