Michigan Science Center Offers Interactive Exhibits, Star Wars Night, Day Camps

ROYAL OAK – If you want your kids to enjoy some really cool tech stuff, you’re going to want to bring them to the Michigan Science Center for the Holidays.

Charles Gibson, Director of Innovation and Outreach, talks about the 1001 Inventions exhibit, free with general admission. It highlights a thousand years of innovations brought to the world by the Arab culture. While Europe was in the midst of the Dark Ages, the Middle East remained in the light, the light of technological innovation. The highly interactive exhibit explores where numbers came from and much more.

Star Wars night also is on the schedule for December 21, and includes a free drink. Yes, that’s right, Star Wars and free drink on the Winter Solstice.

Michigan Science Center also is hosting day camps that provide kids with engineering experiences, to keep them learning during their vacations.

Plus Liquid Nitrogen is back, offering cool science experiments at negative 321 degrees fahrenheit. In the Toyota Engineering theater is a film called “Extreme Weather” a 3D experience complete with snow and sparks.

To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/podcastdetroit/m2techcast-episode-107-mich-science-center