SCIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Aspen Science Center

At Aspen Science Center, our goal is to develop events and programs that develop critical thinking and STEM skills, and illustrate how science is can be used to better understand our world.

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Physics BBQ's

Family-friendly BBQs featuring hands-on science, liquid nitrogen ice cream, experiments and games! Wednesdays in June, July and August.Learn More »
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Preschool Education Program

Young children are natural scientists. This program encourages these natural instincts through guided discovery and exploration during the school year.Read More »
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Science Street Fair

A day-long celebration of STEM at Paepcke Park with 30 booths of hands-on science demonstrations and science performers! Sunday, August 6th, 2017.Learn More »
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Science Sundays at Jimmy's

Come explore science at Jimmy’s Restaurant for three Sundays in April and May!Learn More »
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Solar Eclipse Day

Join us for the solar eclipse, Monday, August 21st, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm!Learn More »
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New Moon Stargazing

Explore the cosmos at 8,000 feet! Kid’s demonstrations and science games, stargazing, and presentations from scientists at this family friendly event. Summer and Fall of 2017.Learn More »
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Aspen City Day Camps

Five weekly, 2-hour sessions in June and July where ASC interns bring a variety of hands-on science demonstrations to kids at the city’s day camp. July 2017.Learn More »
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Out of School STEM

ASC is working to bring Out of School STEM to the Roaring Fork Valley to support science education. In development 2017.Learn More »
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Physics Cafes

Join us on selected Wednesdays in the winter for informal discussion and Q&A with working scientists! We bring the coffee and cookies, you bring your curiosity! January, February and March.Learn More »
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Science of Music

Explore the intersection of science and music! In partnership with the Aspen Music Festival and School. ON HIATUS in 2017.Learn More »
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STEAM Room

The STEAM Room is an exploration and experimentation space for kids of all ages! It is a place where kids can come and have fun “playing with science,” exploring topics that they are interested in and discovering new ones. ON HIATUS in 2017Learn More »
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Senior Center Technology Workshop

Intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smart phones, tables, and other technology.Learn More »
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SCIENCE BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Looking for a fun and educational new idea for a kids birthday party?Learn More »