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Discovery Cube National Engineer’s Week


Your family is invited to attend the popular National Engineer’s Week at Discovery Cube from February 21st through March 1st. Children will learn about S.T.E.M. through educational exhibits, and have an opportunity to listen to a NASA guest speaker.

One of the highlights of the event is the popular egg-drop competition. Guests who participate in the thrilling Egg Drop Competition must create an “ETV” (egg transport vehicle) to protect an egg as it drops 20 feet to the ground. Prizes will be awarded to the builders of the three devices with the lightest weight, least amount of materials, and a surviving egg.

Activities include:

Parachute Drop: Build and test a parachute, daily prizes awarded for the longest “hang-time”

Mini Monoliths: Strategically stack as many blocks as possible to build the tallest tower

Snap Circuit Building: Interactive electrical engineering table top that teaches about series and parallel circuits.

Forces & Motion Stage Show: A game show style presentation teaches guests about the basic physics of forces and motion in a simplified demonstration relating to Newton’s First Law of Motion.

Guest Speaker Presentation: NASA Ambassador, Richard Stember, on Saturday, February 28 at Discovery Cube OC and Sunday, March 1 at Discovery Cube LA.

Doors open to the public February 21, and Engineer’s Week is included in general admission to Discovery Cube OC and Discovery Cube LA. Tickets can be bought at Discovery Cube or online at Prices are as follows: adult ($16.95), senior ($12.95), and children 3-14 ($12.95). Discovery Cube OC and Discovery Cube LA are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Currently, Discovery Cube LA has a special admission price of $10.00 for any guest.

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