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Spring Camp Registration Now Open
Spring Camp Registration Now Open!
Celebrate the International Year of Astronomy at the Fleet's full-day spring break camps, April 6 - 10. Explore the outer reaches of the Solar System in our new "Giant Worlds" exhibition, learn about space travel by building rockets, and blast off on a simulated mission to the International Space Station in our Nierman Challenger Learning Center. Sign up for a single day or enroll for the entire week. Don't miss this out-of-this-world experience!

Exploring Ethics
Exploring EthicsJoin us on the first Wednesday of each month as we partner with the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology for a public discussion forum.  In March, a panel of experts, along with audience participation, will discuss the role of robots in our lives. Esteemed panelists include Vernor Vinge, a science fiction author, and Larry Hinman of the University of San Diego.  

MoreWednesday, March 4, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Biosciences Day
Biosciences DayThe Fleet is partnering with Scripps Research Institute, Salk Institute & UCSD for a day of hands-on science activities. Extract DNA, use micropipettes, handle microscopes, and more!  This is a rare opportunity to look at advanced technologies and a chance to meet local scientists on the leading edge of bioscience and biotech research.

MoreSaturday, March 7, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

IMAX en Español presents: THE HUMAN BODY
IMAX En EspanolOn March 15, the Fleet Science Center's monthly "IMAX en Español" film screening will feature THE HUMAN BODY. This film incorporates groundbreaking computer graphics with stunning real-life images to create a day in the life of a human body. Featuring a soundtrack entirely in Spanish, this special public screening takes place at 6 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Normal film prices apply.

MoreSunday, March 15, at 6:00 p.m.   

San Diego Science Festival
San Diego Science FestivalThe Fleet Science Center is one of several participating museums in the first and largest science festival of its kind on the West Coast. During the month of March, more than 500 activities across the county will explore the sciences. From the science of earthquakes to the physics of skateboarding, the San Diego Science Festival promises to make science accessible, interactive and fun, highlighting the impact of science and innovation on our lives. 


March Special Membership Promotion
RHFleet MembershipAttention Fleet Members! From March 1-31, present your Fleet membership card and receive FREE admission at both the New Children's Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

The New Children's Museum is located at 200 West Island Avenue (at Front Street) in Downtown San Diego. Open daily (except Wednesday). For more info: or (619) 233-8792.

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego offers two locations: 700 Prospect Street in La Jolla, and their newly-renovated downtown San Diego location: 1100 & 1001 Kettner Blvd. (between Broadway and B Street). Both sites are open daily (except Wednesday). For more info: or 858 454 3541 (24-hour recorded information). 

 These are just two more reasons why Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

Not yet a member?  Check out our great benefits. 


This Month's Experiment: Turbulant Orbs
This Month's Experiment

Create a turbulent orb to learn how friction impacts a planet's atmosphere.


Celebrate Van Gogh's Birthday with the Fleet
Celebrate Van Gogh's BirthdayVincent Van Gogh's birthday is March 30th. During his birthday week, we're offering Buy One, Get One Free regular price admission to VAN GOGH: Brush with Genius for the 4 p.m. IMAX showing March 30 - April 3. IMAX admission can be purchased at the ticket counter and the special offer does not apply to discounted admissions, online sales or Fridays at the Fleet shows.

All Van Gogh merchandise in the North Star Science Store is also being offered at 30% off.

Latino Film Festival
San Diego Latino Film FestivalSan Diego's 16th annual Latino Film Festival runs from March 12-22 at the UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center. The Fleet Science Center is proud to support the Festival's free student screenings and education programs, along with family film screenings of Cine'mation and Para la Familia. 


San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

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Quick Links
March Events
MAR 2:
Senior Monday: "Music and the Body"
MAR 4:
Exploring Ethics: "Our Robots, Ourselves"
MAR 4:
The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
MAR 7:
Biosciences Day at the Fleet
MAR 14:
OH! Zone Interactive Party
MAR 14:
Saturday Science Club for Girls
MAR 15:
"IMAX en Español" Monthly Film Screening
MAR 21:
Family Science Day
IMAX Films
VAN GOGH: Brush with Genius
Under The Sea Coming SOON!
Fridays at
the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. every Friday night! Only $8.50 for one film and $5 for each additional film.

6 PM:
VAN GOGH: Brush with Genius
7 PM:
8 PM:
9 PM:
Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Denise Hovey, winner of a family 4-pack to the new SEA LIFE Aquarium in Carlsbad!
This month, it could be YOUR turn to win!  
Miss Electricity
Enter to win a family four pack of tickets to La Jolla Playhouse's 2009 POP Tour performance, Miss Electricity by Kathryn Walat. Performances run March 14th and 15th at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

To enter, please complete this form by March 6.

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