The 2nd annual citywide celebration of all things science, technology and engineering, the Philadelphia Science Festival has opened ticket sales and event registration.
The calendar for the ten-day citywide event organized by the Franklin Institute is now live, boasting more than 75 events with a whole spectrum of Philadelphia organizations including the Chemical Heritage Foundation, the Dow Chemical Company, Philly Improv Theatre, the Philadelphia Zoo, the Penn Museum, Monell Chemical Sciences and more.
The event, which runs from April 20-29, 2012, coincides with Philly Tech Week and some of the events are cross-listed.
Technically Philly dropped by the media preview at the Fels Planetarium earlier this week to check out what’s on deck for this year.
Amidst all the fascinating displays, which included a live owl from the Philadelphia Zoo, a presentation on Mayan numbers from the Penn Museum, and a cupcake challenge from the Chemical Heritage Foundation, we caught live footage of a Dow Chemical Company scientist demonstrating the eruption of a volcano with baking soda:
To purchase tickets and register for events at this year’s Science Festival visit the 2012 calendar.-30-