Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Homeschool Family Science Days

Superhero Academy

Tue, Sep 17 at 10am
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No cape needed for this superhero training! Activities will be set up throughout the museum to explore the science behind super powers such as super strength, invisibility, and x-ray vision. Be sure to visit every station to become a science superhero!

Super Strength – See if you can defeat tests of strength that rely on the concept of air pressure and the force of friction.
Super Size – Experiment with a vacuum chamber to make objects grow or shrink.
Levitation – Make objects float using the power of magnetism.
Invisibility – Learn about types of light invisible to the human eye and make a bracelet that changes color when exposed to UV light.
X-Ray Vision – Examine a collection of animal x-rays to discover hidden secrets about their bodies.
Electricity – Experiment with circuit sticks and different materials to determine which are conductors and which are insulators.
Super Silk – Explore the future of spider silk, discover the life cycle of silkworms, and observe real silkworm fibers.
Water Power – Discover how superheroes stay dry under water by exploring special hydrophobic materials.
Weather Power – Create your own weather phenomena and explore tools scientists use to measure weather information.

This event will take place from 10am-1pm throughout the Museum. Admission to Home School Family Science Days gives you access to the Museum’s Permanent Exhibit Halls

Program Educators
  • Good for

    Children and Teens

  • Location

    Entire Museum

  • Price

    $11 per non-member adult/youth/senior $6 per member adult/youth/senior

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