Exhibits & Programs

Research Weekends at Pacific Science Center.

Research Weekends At Pacific Science Center

Life Sciences Research Weekend | Nov. 11-13, 2016

Pacific Science Center is proud to announce our 10th annual Life Sciences Research Weekend will be November 11-13, 2016. The event is a three-day celebration of the life sciences and showcases the role local research and innovation play in our daily lives.

Event hours are Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. All activities will take place at Pacific Science Center.

Featuring local scientists!
A highlight of the event is the opportunity for our guests to meet members of our local science community. We’re seeking scientists, engineers and other science-based professionals who want to inspire our guests and ignite their curiosity through face-to-face conversations and hands-on activities.

Registration for presenters is now open. If you are a science-based professional and you would like to learn more about opportunities to participate, please contact Tiffany Ong (TOng@pacsci.org) or Eve Klein (EKlein@pacsci.org).

Entry to this event is included with the price of general admission РFREE for Pacific Science Center Members. Learn more

Polar Science Weekend | March 4-6, 2016

Investigate a real ice core from Greenland, survey microbes from the coldest parts of the world, compare an arctic ice camp with a research tent used in the Antarctic, take the salinity taste test and join a spectacular smashing ice demonstration as you meet and talk to polar researchers.

It’s all part of Polar Science Weekend, returning to Pacific Science Center for the eleventh straight year March 4-6, 2016.¬†Presented in partnership with the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory, students, families and guests of all ages will enjoy three action-packed days of hands-on activities, demonstrations, exhibits and more – all transporting you to the extreme environments of the Arctic and Antarctic. You will also meet polar scientists who work in some of the most remote and challenging places on earth.

Polar Science Weekend is included with price of general admission – FREE for Pacific Science Center Members. Learn more

Polar Science Weekend is a partnership between Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington’s Polar Science Center and Applied Physics Laboratory, with additional support from the College of the Environment’s Future of Ice Initiative and the Quaternary Research Center. Visit psc.apl.uw.edu.

Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend | May 6-8, 2016

Huskies of all ages are invited to join University of Washington scientists and researchers for fun, interactive activities and exhibits at Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend, May 6-8, 2016 at Pacific Science Center. Learn about the boundless research breakthroughs happening in our own backyard. Don’t miss out on special appearances made by Harry the Husky, the Husky marching band, the cheer team and Dubs. UW alumni, students, faculty and staff will also enjoy a 20 percent discount on admission.

Paws-on Science is included with the price of general admission — FREE for Pacific Science Center Members. Learn more