Science and Nature

Rockin’ Rockets Workshop


Ages: 5-12
Kids will get to do just about everything there is to do with rockets—short of riding one into space! They will go on a wild ride into the fascinating science of rocketry and space exploration and go hands-on to build and launch-safe, non-combustible rockets. Activities include learning about the science and history of rocketry, crafting their own SpaceTime Blaster Rockets, and launching lots of different kinds of rockets.
Instructor: SpaceTime
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $26 R/$28 NR 
8431 Sa, Nov. 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Interstellar Adventure Workshop


Ages: 5-12
SpaceTime’s Interstellar Adventure Workshop takes kids on a journey beyond the edges of our Solar System to explore the many mysteries of deep space including traveling at near the speed of light, piloting a nuclear powered spacecraft, taking shortcuts through wormholes, and much more.
Instructor: SpaceTime
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $26 R/$28 NR 
8599 F, Feb. 17, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Gravity Blast Workshop


Ages: 5-12
SpaceTime’s Gravity Blast Workshop takes kids on a hands-on, minds-on ride through the science of getting rockets & astronauts into space & beyond and includes lots of all new activities and experiments such as designing their own rocket missions, trying out their planet walking skills in our Micro Gravity Boots, experiencing a simulated gravity slingshot, launching spacecraft on interstellar missions, and much more.
Instructor: SpaceTime
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $26 R/$28 NR
8600 Sa, Apr. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Astronomy 101 - The Life Cycle of Stars


Th, Mar. 9, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. @ PACE
How do you measure the life of a star? Join us as we trace the birth, life, and death of the stars, featuring the topics of starburst nebulas, red giants, supernovas, white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Presentation followed by viewing the night sky through a telescope and hot cocoa! Instructor: Win Pendleton, PhD
Fee: $5
Purchase tickets at the PACE Center Box Office.

Astronomy 101 - Wonders of the Spring Sky


Th, Apr. 6, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. @ PACE
Find out what’s visible in the sky this time of year! We will explore constellations of note, Spring Equinox, sun signs, and Hubble images of wonder hidden in the spring night sky. Presentation followed by viewing the night sky through a telescope and hot cocoa! Instructor: Win Pendleton, PhD
Fee: $5
Purchase tickets at the PACE Center Box Office.