Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013
This summer, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is calling all inventors and young innovators to participate in special programming and events themed around the current exhibition: Da Vinci – The Genius & Da Vinci Jr. The exhibit, which is on display through September 8, 2013, is the most complete and comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on Leonardo da Vinci.
INVENTOR’S WEEK | June 29 – July 7
An entire week packed with activities for young learners, interactive learning stations, guest speakers and demonstrations designed to bring out the inventor in everyone. Also, guests will get to “tinker around” in the Inventors Workshop.
TASTE OF ITALY: A Celebration of Leonardo da Vinci | July 27-28
Guests will be immersed in everything Italian as DSC celebrates the life of Leonardo da Vinci. Explore the world of Italian food as we present pasta and pizza cooking demonstrations, search for the best marinara sauce in Orange County, and showcase learning stations on the history of tomatoes and garlic – two of Italy’s culinary staples.
HEALTH SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND THE HUMAN BODY: Health and Wellness Fair | August 3-4
Guests will gain new knowledge and tools through interactive activities and demonstrations to encourage a healthy lifestyle. Kids will even conquer the often daunting task of reading food and nutrition labels while engaging in a hands-on activity! Plus, visitors will find out all about the health-centric resources available in our community. Health and wellness screenings, parent development workshops, eye and hearing exams, and nutrition classes will be offered as well.
DA VINCI’S WORKSHOP | On-Going
Throughout the summer, inside Da Vinci’s Workshop, kids will get to dive into a fully interactive exhibit showcasing history, art and science inventions from the great da Vinci himself. Special programming and themes will be presented from June through August. Themes include:
All summer activities, including Da Vinci – The Genius & Da Vinci Jr. are included in general admission to Discovery Science Center. Tickets can be bought at the science center or online at http://www.discoverycube.org. Prices are as follows: adult ($15.95), senior ($12.95), and children 3-14 ($12.95). Discovery Science Center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About Discovery Science Center
For 25 years, Discovery Science Center (DSC) has been a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting educators teach science and increasing public understanding of science, technology, engineering and math through interactive exhibits and programs. With one of the largest education outreach programs in the county and an unparalleled approach at creating immersive, game-based exhibits, DSC is revolutionizing how educational content is delivered. Throughout the year, guests can take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero or feel the power of a simulated rocket engine launch. Traveling exhibits and annual events such as Spooky Science and Bubblefest throughout the year ensure that there is always something new to discover. DSC owns and operates the Taco Bell Discovery Science Center based in Santa Ana, CA and will be opening a second facility in Los Angeles in 2014. For more information, call (714) 542-CUBE or visit http://www.discoverycube.org.