October 8, 2009
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Spooky Science Day
Saturday, October 31, 2009 Noon-4:00PM
What would Halloween be without a few mad scientists? Join Professor Schmartkopf at the Maryland Science Center for a day of hair-raising activities on Spooky Science Day, Saturday October 31, 2009 from noon to 4 pm.
Professor Schmartkopf the mad scientist, played by actor Jeff Boyer, has built the perfect rocket ship but can’t figure out a way to get it to the moon. Visitors to the Maryland Science Center can help the professor get his rocket to the moon and learn about different kinds of simple machines.
Spooky Science Day also features eerie Halloween activities like making ghoulish ghosts and other crafts. Discover how to make magic potions created using science, and try the slime punch, if you dare! Make the day extra scary by wearing your costume to the Maryland Science Center.
All Spooky Science Day events are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center. The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and tickets, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.
About the Maryland Science Center:
The Maryland Science Center at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is visited by more than 550,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries which features more than a dozen full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities, an exploration of the day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story, and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton’s Alley. Other popular attractions in the museum include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.