october, 2019

05oct(oct 5)11:00 am06(oct 6)5:00 pmSciFi // Curiosity Expo11:00 am - 5:00 pm (6)

Curiosity Expo - SciFi at Pacific Science Center - Oct. 5-6, 2019

Event Details

Curiosity Expo (CX) is a science-filled weekend for the whole community, with hands-on activities led by local experts built around a single, inspiring theme. Included with general admission and free for Members.

For this installment of CX, blend the futurist dreams and reality as we explore the science behind SciFi. Activities and experiences include:

  • Laser Dome: Journey into the upside down for a brilliant Laser Stranger Things light show (Saturday 1:30 p.m., Sunday 1:30 p.m.)

  • Microsoft Hacking: Make a bracelet with UV sensitive beads, then build a simple spectrometer to measure a variety of light sources (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci:  Create a robot then challenge others to a sumo match to see who lasts the longest (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci: Take part in a cooperative, SciFi story writing experience. Stop by, read where the story left off, and add your ideas to the board (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci: Explore SciFi through art and comics. Create a creature or a cryptid during activities designed by our current and past Artists in Residence (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci: Create your own STEAMpunk pin using metallic beads and computer parts (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci: Create lightsabers while exploring the combination of gas and electricity and embracing your inner Jedi (Saturday, Sunday)

  • PacSci: Design future world and the animals that live there, while discovering how it has to adapt to its surroundings (Saturday, Sunday)

  • Peeka: Let books come to life through this VR experience from Peeka, one of our Startups in Residence (Saturday, Sunday)

  • Science Communication Fellowship Program: Explore SciFi with scientists and discuss SciFi movies, books, and games that have impacted them, and you, both personally and professionally. (Saturday, Sunday)

  • UW Neuroscience Community Outreach: Be amazed by auditory and visual illusions! Make your own neurons and see the ways that the illusions and brain can trick you (Saturday, Sunday)

  • Young Space Scholars: Design and develop Mars colonies, use remote control rovers to navigate the terrain, and experiment with the uses of solar power in space (Saturday, Sunday)

Cost: Free for members / Included with admission (Saturday, Sunday)

Recommended Ages: All ages

Buy Tickets

Members receive program and event discounts and free admission. Become a PacSci Member

Series Sponsors

Curiosity Expo Series Sponsors - Intellectual Ventures, PEMCO Insurance, First Tech Federal Credit Union


Looking for additional events about SciFi? Check out this Science in the City about consciousness.


5 (Saturday) 11:00 am - 6 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Pacific Science Center

200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109