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Palouse Discovery Science Center

August 2017

August 2017 Activities at PDSC Sandy Science

Tue. Aug. 1, 1:30............................................................. Beach in a Bottle Wed. Aug. 2, 1:30........................................................... Sand Pictures Thu. Aug. 3, 10:30.......................................................... Sand Casting Fri. Aug. 4, 10:30............................................................ Pass the Sand

Sea Creatures

Tue. Aug. 8, 1:30............................................................. Anemone An-enemy? Wed. Aug. 9, 1:30........................................................... Happy as Clams Thu. Aug. 10, 10:30........................................................ Jelly Fish! Fri. Aug. 11, 10:30.......................................................... Manta Rae

It’s Just Rocket Science!

Tue. Aug. 15, 1:30........................................................... Balloon Rockets Wed. Aug. 16, 1:30......................................................... Straw Rockets Thu. Aug. 17, 10:30........................................................ Acidic Rockets Fri. Aug. 18, 10:30.......................................................... Pop Rockets

Captivating Colors

Tue. Aug. 22, 1:30........................................................... Primary Colors Wed. Aug. 23, 1:30......................................................... Secondary Colors Thu. Aug. 24, 10:30........................................................ Tertiary Colors Fri. Aug. 25, 10:30......................................................... Black and White

Earth Science

Tue. Aug. 29, 1:30.......................................................... A Look at the Globe Wed. Aug. 30, 1:30......................................................... How Much Soil is there? Thu. Aug. 31, 10:30........................................................ Parts of the Earth Fri. Sept. 1, 10:30........................................................... 3rd Rock from the Sun

Volunteer at the PDSC! Want great experience for your resume? Want to help kids in our community succeed? Want to do something fun and meaningful with a few extra hours? Volunteering at the science center is an excellent choice. The PDSC provides a variety of volunteer opportunities, including: •

Front Desk Assistant

Birthday Party Assistant

Acitivty Assistant

Science Educator

Animal Care Specialist

Maintenance Assistant

Outreach Assistant

For more info, please contact our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@palousescience.net or (509) 332-6869.

Seniors are Free on Fridays

Looking for something fun and fresh to do? If you're 55 or over, you're in luck! You get FREE admission every Friday to the science center. It's a great place to explore hands-on exhibits about many science topics from space to archaeology, see live animals, meet our friendly staff, and enjoy the sights and sounds of families at play. See you soon!

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Open Hours: • Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Daily Admission Fees: • Junior Scientists (ages 2-14)........ $6 • Adult Scientists (ages 15-54)....... $7.50 • Senior Scientists (55 years +)...... $6.50 • Up & Coming Scientists (under 2) FREE • Seniors are FREE ON FRIDAYS!

Membership Options • Family memberships........................................$80 per year (Two adults and children under 18 who live in the same household) • Grandparent memberships...........................$65 per year (Two adults and up to six grandchildren under 18) • Individual memberships.................................$45 per year Individual Senior (55+) memberships.......$40 per year

Membership benefits: • Admission to the science center for a full year. • Guest/Family Passes so you can bring your friends. • 10% discount in the Curiosity Shop. • Discounts on Super Science Birthday Parties. • Discounts on camps and other programs. • Invitation to Member-only events. • Free Admission to 339 ASTC Passport Participant science centers worldwide! To look up current participating member museums, just visit this website: http://www.astc.org/members/passlist.htm Call 509.332.6869 for more information.

Palouse Discovery Science Center 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman, WA 99163 332-6869 • 332-2474 (fax) www.palousescience.net Visit our website for program and scheduling information.

Palouse Discovery Science Center — your regional hands-on, minds-on science center

The Palouse Discovery Science Center will be closed Saturday August 19th, but you can visit us at the Science Tent at the Lentil Festival!

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August 2017 edition of the Pullman Community Update, with National Lentil Festival insert.