Family Exploration Day
July 15, 2012
No reservations needed.
Gates open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
All activities offered on a first-come, first-served basis
Visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.
1-1/2 miles north of LIE Exit 68
Maps & Directions to Brookhaven Lab
Call (631) 344-2651
An exciting day of hands-on family fun! Visit the Science Learning Center to discover basic scientific theory using magnets, mirrors, and more!
THE SCIENCE LEARNING CENTER
Discover Science at the Science Learning Center where you can see in 3-D; drive a Mars Rover; experience interactive exhibits that demonstrate basic scientific principles. Bus Tickets to the Science Learning Center are available at the Berkner Hall Reception Desk. Buses leave Berkner Hall for the Science Learning Center every 20 minutes; last facility tour begins at 3:00 pm.
Learn how Long Islanders get their water and how to protect it with our interactive groundwater model; check out the animal footprint display; see how much energy is needed to light a light bulb; test your recycling IQ; take the recycling quiz. Take the shuttle from Berkner Hall to the Brookhaven Center – 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
"PHENOMENAL PHYSICS WITH MR. FISH SHOW"
Berkner Hall Auditorium
12noon * 1:30pm * 3:00pm
Be sure to arrive early as the auditorium fills quickly!
"AMAZING ACTIVITY ZONE"
Brookhaven Center's South Room
Come learn scientific concepts while performing circus tricks! Juggle, spin plates, balance bull roars and more while learning the scientific concepts of gravity, balance, flight centripetal force, aerodynamics, light and sound waves.
11 am * 12 Noon * 2 pm * 3 pm
Obtain tickets at Berkner Hall
“The Wildside of the Long Island Solar Farm”
Science Education Center Auditorium
Presented by Tim Green, BNL Wildlife Specialist
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Berkner Hall Room B
Check out the Long Island Science Center & Suffolk County 4-H Club