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Idaho State University

Mad Science

March 21, 2020 CANCELED

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Free

March Madness is upon and we are going Mad for science! Join us as we experiment with Mad Science this Family Fun Day. Experiments will include dry ice bubbles, lava lamps, underwater magic sand, elephant’s toothpaste, and magnetic slime. Dynamic demonstrations at 9:15, 10:15, and 11:15 a.m.

This is a family, friendly event in our Discovery room.

If you wish to see our newest exhibit, "In the Shadows," admission does apply. Admission: Adult (18+) – $7, Senior (60+) – $5, Youth (4-17) – $3, ISU Student* – $2, Child 3 & Under – Free, Museum Member – Free, Active Military* – 20% Off, Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID

Parking is free on Saturdays.

For more information or questions, please contact (208) 282-2195

Lighting the Shadows

February 8, 2020

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The speed of light is over 670 million mph! If you could travel the speed of light, you could go around the earth 7.5 times in one second! Join us Feb. 8th as we examine the light around us. We will feature our new light, experiments with mirrors and prisms, create your own shadow puppets, and explore how animals and plants use different kinds of light.

This is a family, friendly event in our Discovery room.

If you wish to see our newest exhibit, "In the Shadows," admission does apply. Admission: Adult (18+) – $7, Senior (60+) – $5, Youth (4-17) – $3, ISU Student* – $2, Child 3 & Under – Free, Museum Member – Free, Active Military* – 20% Off, Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID

Parking is free on Saturdays.

For more information or questions please contact Virginia Jones at (208) 282-2195.

Ice Age

January 25, 2020

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Burr, it’s cold outside! But did you know during the Ice Age temperatures averaged 12°F? Join us for an Ice Age themed family fun day to learn about the animals and plants that lived during this chilly time period. We will have hands-on activities for the whole family to enjoy.

This is a family, friendly event in our Discovery room.

If you wish to see our newest exhibit, "In the Shadows" or "Discover the Naturalist Within" exhibits admission does apply. Admission: Adult (18+) – $7, Senior (60+) – $5, Youth (4-17) – $3, ISU Student* – $2, Child 3 & Under – Free, Museum Member – Free, Active Military* – 20% Off, Veteran* – 20% Off *With Valid ID

Parking is free on Saturdays.

For more information or questions please contact (208) 282-2195