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Science of Watercolor First Friday @ Wonderlab, Bloomington

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FRIDAY, MAY 1st, 2015, 5-8:30pm Join in an intergenerational exploration of the connections between art and science during First Friday Evening! Meet and talk with Brown County artist Donna Whitsitt as she demonstrates… Continue reading

Kirkwood Observatory Open House in Bloomington

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OPEN HOUSE EVENTS – OCCUR REGULARLY WEATHER PERMITTING, CHECK LINK FOR UPDATES Scheduled events are also posted on the full CINSO calendar, for planning purposes, but not updated for weather. “Open houses may… Continue reading

Did the Universe Begin With a Bang? @ Bartholomew Co library, Columbus

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PUBLIC LECTURE, TUESDAY, APRIL 28th, 6:30-7:30p Why do scientists say that our Universe began with a “big bang” 14 billion years ago? Where did the idea come from? What is it that the… Continue reading

Real Life Science: Get Techie @ Wonderlab, Bloomington

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GET TECHIE @WONDERLAB, BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA SUNDAY APRIL 26th, 1p-4p Find out what it takes to pursue a computer science or technology career! Meet professional “techies” who work in a wide variety of settings.… Continue reading

McCloud Nature Park Stargaze with the IAS

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MCCLOUD NATURE PARK STARGAZE, ALL AGES WELCOME, SATURDAY APRIL 25th, 8:30p-10:30p Introduction to and observing of the night sky Bring your telescopes and enjoy the fun http://www.iasindy.org/ias_calendar.html

Earth Day at White River State Park

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SATURDAY APRIL 25th, 11a-4p A free outdoor, family-oriented festival promoting environmental awareness, conservation of natural resources and sustainable living, with more than 130 exhibits, live music, children’s crafts and entertainment, a display of… Continue reading

Balloon Engineering Workshop for kids at Conner Prairie, Sat 24th

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BALLOON ENGINEERING WORKSHOP AT CONNER PRAIRIE, SATURDAY APRIL 25th, 9:30a-12p “Join in an interactive workshop to introduce Conner Kids, age 8-12, to Balloon Engineering. What child isn’t mesmerized by a huge, colorful balloon… Continue reading

Undiscovered Worlds: Planetarium Show at Ball State

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UNDISCOVERED WORLDS: PLANETARIUM SHOW AT BALL STATE, APRIL 24th, 7pm “Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun” explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers… Continue reading

Teen Tech Week: Google Glass, Various Indy Library Locations

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As part of the American Library Association’s Teen Tech Week, teens and tweens are invited to a hands-on demonstration of this exciting new technology. Ages 12-17 275-4540 This event is offered: Mar 26,… Continue reading

Space Lab: Build a Scribblebot @ Wonderlab, Bloomington

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Date: March 26, 2015 – March 26, 2015 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Location: WonderLab Museum Members: $7 per kit Nonmembers: $8 per kit, plus museum admission Audience: Elem Learn how the… Continue reading

Flight of the Falcon: A Live Animal Show @ Wonderlab, Bloomington IN

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TUESDAY, MARCH 17th, TWO SHOWS Members: $2 per ticket Nonmembers: $2 per ticket, plus museum admission Shows: 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm Audience: Elem, Teen, Adult Meet live falcons and learn about the… Continue reading

Indiana Astronomical Society General Meeting & Public Lecture @ Holcomb Observatory March 14th

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SATURDAY, MARCH 14th, 7pm, HOLCOMB OBSERVATORY, BUTLER UNIVERSITY

Going Green Festival @ Indiana State Museum March 20 & 21

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FRIDAY 10-2p and SATURDAY 11-4p http://www.indianamuseum.org/events/details/id/2506 How much water would a washer wash if a washer would wash less? Challenge your skills at spotting energy foes, conduct water quality experiments, plant your own… Continue reading

Brickworld @ Indiana State Fairgrounds

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(Image Source) SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MARCH 14th-15th Buy advanced tickets here: http://www.brickworld.us/indy/ $11/person Saturday 10 am – 8 pm Sunday 10 am – 5 pm Indiana State Fairground Agriculture Horticulture Building (#25 on… Continue reading

19th Annual Doctor’s Day @ Science Central, Fort Wayne

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SATURDAY, MARCH 7th. 10am-2pm Doctor’s Day – 19th Annual! “The Doctor will be In.”   Meeting health professionals and learning about medical and health issues in a fun and friendly environment will be the… Continue reading

Winter Skies @ Carmel Planetarium, Feb 28th

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28th, 7pm Adults $4 Children, seniors, CHS students $2 Tickets available at CHS Bookstore 8am-3pm http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/chs/planetarium/Publicplanetariumshows http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/chs/planetarium/Publicplanetariumshows

WTIU Kids Day @ WonderLab, Bloomington

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28th, 12:30-4:30 Members: Free Nonmembers: Museum admission ($7 age 1 and older) Audience: Elem Explore TV technology with WTIU, PBS from Indiana University in your favorite science museum! Activities include: *Writer`s… Continue reading

Holcomb Observatory Public Tour @ Butler Univ, Indianapolis

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No reservation needed $2 children and students, $3 adults Doors open at 7:00pm Planetarium show at 7:30pm Telescope viewing at 8:30-10:00pm (weather permitting) The Holcomb Observatory is open 2/21, 2/27, & 2/28.  We will… Continue reading

FTC Indiana State Championship – Robotics Competition @ Lafayette, IN

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2015 Location: Tecumseh Junior High School, Lafayette, IN 47905 Start Time: 8:00 am End Time: 6:00 pm Event Contact: Lori Hall, FTC affiliate partner Event Information: Come out and see… Continue reading

FREE Teen Night: Superheroes @ Wonderlab, Bloomington IN

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, 5:30-8:30 at WONDERLAB in BLOOMINGTON Members: Free Nonmembers: Free Audience: Teens Marvel Comics Heroes – Guardians of the GalaxyDo you like Batman, The Hulk, Ultron, Magneto, Thanos and other superheroes… Continue reading

GeoFest @ Indiana State Museum Feb 20-22

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (Image Source) Calling all rock hounds, fossil hunters, jewelers, scouts and families! Indiana State Museum’s GeoFest slated for February 21, 22 and 23 INDIANAPOLIS – The… Continue reading

Indiana Homeschool Science Fair, Feb 12th

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The Indy Homeschool Science Fair will take place on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at the Cool Creek Park Nature Center Auditorium in Carmel, IN. GET TICKETS NOW. SPACE IS LIMITED. Get your kids… Continue reading

Indiana Astronomical Society General Meeting, Public Lecture

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7th, 7pm Holcomb Observatory, Butler University Topic: TBA

Saturday Science @ the Zoo: Bears

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FEBRUARY 7th, 9am-12pm For ages 6-8 years old or 9-12 years old Explore the world of bears like a scientist. Find out about the Zoo’s bears while learning about bears from around the… Continue reading

Reimagining Opera for Kids: Art on Fire at WonderLab, Bloomington

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Location: WonderLab Museum Date: February 6, 2015 – February 6, 2015 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Members: Free Nonmembers: Half-price admission ($3.50) Opera Shows (30 minutes): 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm Audience:… Continue reading

1/2-Price Admission to Science Central, Fort Wayne

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Saturday, January 31, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Come celebrate the cold at Winterval! In conjunction with the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department and the Downtown Improvement District, Science Central will… Continue reading

Free Teen Night at WonderLab in Bloomington: Zombies!

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Location: WonderLab Museum Date: January 23, 2015 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Members: Free Nonmembers: Free Audience: Teens It’s a teen takeover of the museum with free admission, free food, special zombie–themed… Continue reading

Free Admission to Fun Science on MLK Day

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A number of organizations in central Indiana offer special discounts and events on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday January 19th.   INDIANAPOLIS: The Children’s Museum: Free Admission All Day State Museum: Free… Continue reading

BalloonSat Class & Launch @ Space Port Indiana

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DECEMBER 13th, 9 AM BalloonSat Class (launch a payload into edge of space) on December 13th 2014. The class will be held in Indianapolis and start at 9:00 am. Launch should happen by… Continue reading

Saturday Science @ the Zoo: Polar Animals

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  SATURDAY DECEMBER 6TH, 9AM-12PM For ages 6-8 years old or 9-12 years old With the eyes of a conservation biologist take a closer look at the world’s polar animals. These animals face… Continue reading

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