This Month at the Center

Discover this month's great events!

October 2015

Preschool Stroller Science
Preschool Stroller Science classes are designed to link science, literacy, art and school readiness skills in a fun and meaningful way.

$15 Members
$20 Non-Members
$3 Take-Out Science Kit

STEM: Force & Motion
Oct. 12, 2015
Times: 10:30–11:30 a.m. | 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Build ramps and explore why some things roll, slide, bounce and even push and pull.

STEM: Property of Matter
Oct. 19, 2015
Times: 10:30–11:30 a.m. | 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Explore the world of chemistry with solids, liquids and gases.

Pumpkin Investigation
Oct. 26, 2015
Times: 10:30–11:30 a.m. | 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Get your hands dirty as they we explore everything about pumpkins through experimentation.

Preschool Science Saturday

It's Slime Time
October 10, 2015
Toddlers and preschoolers get messy investigating the world of chemistry! In this class, children will learn about the different properties making silly slippery science slimes, explore a humongous slime eruption, and invent scientific goo to take home! Registration required.

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Teen Science Scene

Teen Science Scene is a brand new program aimed to inspire ages 13-17 to expand their interest in science and engineering! These workshops will provide participants with real-world experiences and hands-on activities. Space is limited. Registration required.

Nanoglass Chemistry
October 10, 2015
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Teens will learn that Medieval artisans were way out there when it came to nanotechnology! They figured out how to use nanoparticles of gold and silver to create different colors from the silver and gold colors we are used to seeing. Through chemistry, teens are able to replicate the same nanotechnology the Medieval artisans did! Teens will be able to take home a nanoplex glass and also add to Arizona Science Center’s Teen Science Scene nanoparticle stained glass project.

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Mark your calendars!
Halloween: Prehistoric Dance Party!

October 31, 2015
All ages
More details coming soon!

Upcoming Events

November 2015 Adults' Night Out
November 6, 2015
5:30–9 p.m.

We started the year with the “Science of Dance” and busted a move at January’s Adult’s Night Out, the final Adult’s Night Out of the year will be November, and get ready to dance once again with a Prehistoric Dance Party includes a chance to see our Fall exhibition, “DINOSAURS IN MOTION”!

The Foundation for Living Medicine in partnership with Arizona Science Center introduces the 2015 W.O.N.D.E.R. Project Lecture Series during Arizona Science Center’s Adults’ Night Out, designed to highlight cutting-edge research in medicine for creating Tomorrow's Healthier America Today. Bill Tiller, PhD., Founder, Bill Tiller Institute will be the guest speaker during Adult’s Night Out, November 6, 2015. More details to come!

Girls In STEM
Nov. 14, 2015
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person

Join Arizona Science Center as we celebrate girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The event will offer hands-on engineering design challenges, opportunities to meet and visit with women in STEM, and collaborative problem solving activities. Generously sponsored in part by APS, Freeport-McMoRan Foundation, and GoDaddy.

The event is geared towards girls in grades 4–8.

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Arizona Science Center offers the following promotions for qualifying guests!

Active Military
Members of the military with a valid identification card receive $2 off general admission. Only valid with general admission. Valid identification card must be shown at time of purchase.

Adults Night Out
Adults 18 and over receive free general admission during First Fridays every month! For more information, check out the Adults Night Out Schedule.

Looking for time to explore the Science Center without the chaperoning duties? Here's your chance! Arizona Science Center offers free membership to educators. Use these visits to familiarize yourself with our exhibits, prepare for an upcoming field trip and see previews of upcoming IMAX films and Planetarium shows! For more information, visit Memberships.

Groups of 15 or More
Receive a discount in general admission and shows when you have 15 or more in a group! Please call 602.716.2028 for details!

Phoenix Public Library Culture Pass Program
A Culture Pass gives a library customer FREE admission for two people at participating arts and cultural institutions. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. They cannot be renewed; they cannot be placed on hold. Head to your local library to obtain your Culture Pass and visit Arizona Science Center for FREE!

Indulge your youthful spirit every first Tuesday of the month. Seniors ages 62+ receive free general admission into the Science Center! Please bring your driver’s license, passport or identification card with you day of your visit.

Arizona Science Center Members Weekend Hours
9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Parking: Click here for directions and parking information

Expect More Arizona

Expect More Arizona has partnered with Arizona Science Center to show parents how to experience each venue with their children in rich and meaningful ways.

Click here to download an activity sheet that you can take with you on your visit to enhance your child’s education experience and make learning fun.