On Saturday, January 23, the Buffalo Museum of Science invites the community to participate in Energy Day – an event that showcases many of the brilliant scientific discoveries and recent advancements that pertain to electricity, light, liquids and gases, and chemistry. Explore natural and man-made energy sources, and how they play a part in our daily lives.
- Liquid nitrogen demonstrations
- Discover the chemistry of fireworks with a Flame Test
- Mold a working circuit with special Play Dough
- Make your own ultra-violet detecting ring
- Create an abstract work of art with magnetic paint
- Explore sound energy with tubular music activity
- Take the Wind Turbine Challenge
- Engage with Newton’s bicycle activity
The Science Museum has teamed up with a number of community partners to create a high energy event.
- PRAXAIR will be presenting stage shows at 10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon and 2:30pm*
- Towne BMW will be on-site with the new BMW i3 electric vehicle
- Time Warner Cable Green Team will offer a waste heat demo
- The New York Power Authority will educate guests on Hydro Electric Power
- The Space Bulls RoBo Team will be showing off their University at Buffalo-designed and tested Mars rover-like vehicle
- UB’s GRoW (Garden Relax or Work) Buffalo will be on hand to discuss their recent 2nd place win at the 2015 Solar Decathlon
Energy Day | The Science Studio | “Our Marvelous Earth”
Saturday, January 23, 2016 | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | The Buffalo Museum of Science | Activities for all ages | The event is included with general museum admission and free for Buffalo Museum of Science members.
Admission to the Buffalo Museum of Science is $11.00 for Adults ages 18-61, $9.00 for Seniors ages 62 or better, $9.00 for Military & Student, $8.00 for Children 2-17, free for Children Under 2 and free for Museum Members. The Buffalo Museum of Science is located at 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY. For more information call 716-896-5200.
*Admission to PRAXAIR shows are $3.00 and $1.00 for Museum Members