2011 Philadelphia Science Festival
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April 15-28, 2011
Carnival on the Parkway
This free, open-air carnival is the official kick-off event, featuring hands-on interactive exhibits and family-friendly activities, plus live entertainment.
Science Day at the Ballpark with the Philadelphia Phillies
It’s Personal: The Fight Against Cancer
This event at the Wistar Institute will feature a panel discussion on the historical fight against cancer and includes University of the Sciences Bin Chen, PhD.
Science and a Trip to the Cosmos and Astronomy Night
Be fascinated by hearing the first-hand adventures of Dr. Guion Bluford, the first African American in Space and former native of West Philadelphia. Talk will be followed by star-gazing in Clark Park through telescopes provided by local astronomers.
Capacitor at the Academy of Natural Sciences
Science and art collide with a dazzling display of movement, strength and acrobatics.
Open Lab Day
Students find out on a day of open lab tours with Biology, Chemistry & Physics faculty.
Murder Mystery Night
Discover the thrills of forensic science by participating in your own murder mystery.