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Science Spectrum’s Spring 2018 ITV Schedule

 Regular Program Days and Times

Wednesdays and Thursdays:             9:15am     10:15am     1:00pm

Please contact Matt Davis at Region 17 to schedule ITV programs: Please make all reservations and cancellations at least 24 hours in advance

For any questions or comments about program content, please contact Eloralee Todd at the Science Spectrum:

January 24th & 25th

Stars & Seasons

As our Earth revolves around the Sun, our closest star, the seasons and our night sky change. We will learn about Earth’s rotation, the Sun, and some of the stars we can see tonight. 

January 31st & February 1st

Astronauts & Our Solar System

Have you ever wanted to travel to outer space? We will take a look at our solar system and explore how scientists and astronauts are learning more about things that are out-of-this-world!

February 7th & 8th

Earth’s Fast Changes

Erosion changes the landscape of our Earth slowly, but some things can change within a matter of minutes. We will discuss some of Earth’s fast changes including earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and more. 

February 14th & 15th

Water Cycle

Did you know we drink the same water the dinosaurs drank? We will take a look at how Earth naturally recycles water through the water cycle, and how it all starts with the Sun.

February 21st & 22nd   

Earth, Ecosystems, & Survival

Our earth is incredibly diverse. We will take a look at different types of ecosystems and how plants and animals adapt and survive in unique environments. 

February 28th & March 1st   

Severe Weather Awareness

Bad weather might be on its way. Let’s learn what to expect and how we can prepare ourselves and our families. We may even meet an actual meteorologist! Also, get a sneak peek at some of the activities we will have for the 12th Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day at the Science Spectrum, March 3rd.

March 7th & 8th   


Eeeuuhhh gross! Take a look inside the Science Spectrum’s spring exhibit, Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body, as we answer questions about all the slimy, oozy, and stinky things our bodies do. We will learn how (and why) our bodies make snot, poop, and more as we discover what makes the human body disgustingly awesome.

March 21st & 22nd  

Animal Kingdom

Let’s dive into the worlds of mammals, birds, fish, and invertebrates! We’ll explore what makes each group so unique from the others, and will even have special animal guests joining us.

March 28th & 29th

Reptiles & Amphibians

From slithering to hopping, we will discuss the differences between reptiles and amphibians. We will take a closer look at some of the reptiles and amphibians here at the Science Spectrum.

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