Snow Week

Snow Week

Dec. 26, 2014–Jan. 1, 2015

Tis the season!

Arizona Science Center’s Snow Week is back this year with new demonstrations and activities throughout the week. We will celebrate the season with over 30 tons of snow blanketing Heritage and Science Park’s grassy hill in white!

Happening daily during Snow Week 2014 include special liquid nitrogen ‘explosive’ demonstrations happening each day at 12:15 (Snowing Ping Pong Balls) and 4:15 p.m. (Exploding Suds) on the SRP Canyon Terrace. Also, Arizona Science Center will have special guest speakers for Snow Week Family Series Lecture happening daily at 2:15 p.m. at Daniel Cracchiolo Theater. Community partners will be present throughout the week with fun holiday activities too!

Don’t miss our New Year’s Eve Celebration happening December 31, 2014. Ring in the New Year at Arizona Science Center! Make noise makers, create hand-made instruments, and even be a part of the Recycled Gift Wrapping Fashion Show! Somewhere around the World, it's struck midnight! A special New Year's Eve Celebration happening at 3:15 p.m. with a fashion show and balloon drop.


Snow Week 2014 Daily Schedule

December 26, 2014

Demonstrations
- Fire and Ice (11:15 a.m.)
- Hot Ice! (1:15 p.m.)
- States of Matter – Liquid Nitrogen (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Fast: Engineer a bobsled and race down the track for the fastest and slowest time!


December 27, 2014

Demonstrations
- Wicked Wildfires (11:15 a.m.)
- Ice Age (1:15 p.m.)
- Sweet Reactions (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Spiro-Snowflakes - Make your own spiro-snowflake, experiment with a harmonograph, paint with swirling lights and experience the beautiful world of spiro-mathematics!
December 28, 2014

Demonstrations
- Earth Explorers (11:15 a.m.)
- Fire and Ice (1:15 p.m.)
- States of Matter – Liquid Nitrogen (3:15 p.m.)

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Holiday Handprints
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Make a fun and unique holiday handprint worthy of featuring on the refrigerator at home. Make a grumpy green Grinch or a happy holiday polar bear or anything else that you can dream up using just your hands and paint!
Offered on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Spiro-Snowflakes - Make your own spiro-snowflake, experiment with a harmonograph, paint with swirling lights and experience the beautiful world of spiro-mathematics!
December 29, 2014

Demonstrations
- Good Vibrations (11:15 a.m.)
- States of Matter – Liquid Nitrogen (1:15 p.m.)
- Sweet Reactions (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Snow Village: Snow Village: Help us create a Phoenician Snow Village which will be on display in Many Hands Make A Home during Snow Week 2014.


December 30, 2014

Demonstrations
- Wicked Wildfires (11:15 a.m.)
- Earth Explorers: Squid Dissection (1:15 p.m.)
- Combustion (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Playful: Create spinners and toys with different household materials.
New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2014

Demonstrations
- Good Vibrations (11:15 a.m.)
- Ice Age (1:15 p.m.)
- Sweet Reactions (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Noisy: Make noise makers and create hand-made instruments with recycled materials and get ready for our New Year’s Eve Celebration.

Recycled Gift Wrap Fashion Show “Dress Up”
1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Instead of throwing away all that holiday gift wrapping, bring it to the center, let your imagination go wild and create a fashionable attire piece to wear during our New Year’s Eve Fashion Show and balloon drop!


New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015

Demonstrations
- Hot Ice (11:15 a.m.)
- Earth Explorers (1:15 p.m.)
- Sweet Reactions (3:15 p.m.)

MAKE IT Lab
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- MAKE IT! Frosty: Time to shake it up and make ice cream.

*All programs and events are subject to change without notice