March Events at Liberty Science Center

Here at Metro Moms, we love our outings to Liberty Science Center.  There’s always something for our curious kids to do and see. It seems March will be no exception, especially if you like pie (or even pi!), so jump on the light rail and meet us there!

March 10: BASF’s Kids’ Lab
If your family likes to learn together and is curious about what causes “stuff” to be, well, stuff, sign up for the 45-minute BASF’s Kids’ Lab at Liberty Science Center and enjoy fun, hands-on experiments! Families can even take many of their creations home. Click here to learn more!  Suitable for ages 6 -11. Three sessions: 10:45 am, 11:45 am, and 1:30 pm.  Space is limited. Call 201.253.1310 for reservations.


March 10: Mathemagician Art Benjamin
Impress everyone you meet with your lofty mental powers, learned by joining Mathemagician Art Benjamin at his high-energy mental math show.  Named “America’s Best Math Whiz” by Readers Digest and the focus of reports from The New York Timesto Discover Magazineand CNN, Dr. Benjamin will explain his secret for doing rapid-fire mental math faster than a calculator. You can do this! Suitable for ages 8 and up.Free with paid admission or membership. Joseph D. Williams Science Theater, Second Floor, 12:30 pm, 1:30 and 2:30 pm.


March 11: Jersey City Pi-e Day
Everyone loves pi! Celebrate the mathematical constant pi (?), with activities for ages 8 and up in preparation for Pi Day on March 14 (3.14). Participate in a pie-eating contest; enter your homemade creation to try and win honors for most delicious; enjoy tabletop activities about the number pi (3.14…) and how it’s used; and purchase a slice of yummy pie and coffee. As an added bonus, donate any full-sized pie to the box office and receive $5 off admission to LSC for up to four people. We’ll pass it on to our neighbors in need at area food banks. More information.


March 17: LOOK! BubbleMania Only $5
What a great deal! BubbleMania is a high energy, artistic, science-rich program loaded with visual comedy, quick wit, big band swing music and the untamed, often unbelievable beauty of spherical liquids. Casey Carle’s creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble art forms to “trapping” people inside bubbles! Priced at over $200 per person in other venues, our tickets are just $5 per person – hurry!  Suitable for ages 6 and up. $5 per person, Joseph D. Williams Science Theater, Second Floor, 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.


March 24 & 25: Nanodays

Discover the world of the very, very small.  Nanotechnology advances medicine, technology, electronics, energy production and biomaterials, working with atoms and molecules on a scale of one billionth of a meter. Learn how scientists study and work with such tiny objects, and try hands-on experiments. Free with paid admission. 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.


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