Chabot Space & Science Center is throwing an out-of-this-world party for ages 10 and under at the Best of the East Bay Party. Youngster rock bands, games, art projects, and hands-on activities await. And the museum staff will have the kid’s (and adult’s) scary, yet thrilling, Bat Cave open for the night.
Check out some of the other fun activities the Chabot Space & Science Center has planned from 5pm – 9pm in the museum’s Natural Science Center.
- Astronaut Diaper Chemistry – Learn how astronauts are able to extend their space walks by wearing specialty diapers. Learn what they’re made of and the magic of the super absorbent polymer inside.
- Air Compressor Rockets – Make your own rocket and blast off to one of the planets in our solar system. The better the rocket, the farther it does.
- Spacesuit – discover the complexities and hazards of working in space by examining the numerous components of a spacesuit.
Astronaut Training – Simulate the effects of zero gravity on balance and coordination through a series of challenges: