Laser Winter Storm is in the Laser Dome for Polar Science Weekend! Take a journey through snow, wind and rain… all while lying under our dome with friends and family. Always performed live, this show is filled with snowy favorites that are fun for the whole family!
Laser Wild Weather – 4:15 p.m.
In a whirlwind of color and music, Laser Wild Weather comes to the Laser Dome! Weather has inspired all kinds of musical metaphors and we have picked some of our favorite weather inspired songs to perform for you. Expect cloudy skies and a 90% chance of rain.
Laser Beatles – 12:30 p.m.
From their beginnings they revolutionized music and made history. Now a classic favorite for laser fans of all ages. You cannot see this show anywhere else in the world except at Pacific Science Center.
The Talking Book: Sharing Health Knowledge Globally
If you are illiterate and live in a remote village without electricity or the Internet, how do you learn to protect your children from malaria and much more? In this presentation, Cliff Schmidt, founder of Amplio (formerly Literacy Bridge), will share the Talking Book’s user-centered design and how it is on track to reach millions of people in need worldwide. This free event is part of our Global Health and Development lecture series. Thanks to our partners, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health division and the Washington Global Health Alliance. Main Gate Entrance | Doors at 6:40 p.m. | Tickets are free for everyone but we advise reserving yours to ensure getting a seat.
Meet A Scientist – February 24, 2018
Saturday, February 24, 2017 – 1 – 4 p.m.
In the Ackerley Family Exhibit Gallery:
Dr. Elizabeth Kwan
University of Washington Department of Genome Sciences
“DNA Building Blocks”
Our cells keep their instructions in DNA molecules. Help copy a new set of genetic information to pass on to a new cell. Learn how mistakes can change appearance, function, and health.
University of Washington School of Oceanography
“Forams 101: What is a Foram and How Are They Used For Science?”
Come learn about foraminifera, a special type of plankton that can tell us a lot about earth’s history.
University of Washington Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Dept. of Biology
“How Do Our Bodies Know It’s Bedtime?”
Deep inside our brains, there’s a clock that times when we wake up and when we fall asleep. Come play a game to explore how different activities we do throughout the day influence how well our clock keeps time, and how this affects our sleep!