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Your Guide to the Fleet
NOVEMBER 2009
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Visit Our Newest Exhibition: "BLOCK BUSTERS!"
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Visitors of all ages will discover the unique nature and unlimited possibilities of KEVA (Knowledge-Exploration-Visual Arts) planks at the Fleet's newest exhibition, "Block Busters!"  Stack planks in an infinite number of ways including free-form structures, skyscrapers and suspension bridges, no glue or connectors necessary. If you can imagine it, you can build it!

Join the Little League World Series Champions, the Park View Blue Bombers, for the Tallest Tower Tournament on opening day, November 21!  You can also "build with a pro" and meet local architects and engineers who will be on deck to help you build your own tallest tower!


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"Sound & Fury" A Special Presentation from the Ethics Center
Josh Aronson Join the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology for a special Exploring Ethics event.  After viewing Sound & Fury and Sound & Fury: 6 Years Later, director Josh Aronson will share his experience making the films and discuss responses from the deaf community. Learn about current issues surrounding cochlear implants and participate in this open discussion.


More Saturday, November 7
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Free, no admission required.
Registration required, please call (858) 822-2647

DNA Day
DNA strand Join the Fleet and scientists from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and experience the excitement of scientific discovery. Get a close up view of real mutant fruit flies and learn about the strange-but-true things that happen in the realm of genetics. Speak with scientists and learn why we study model organisms to better understand our own genetic machinery.


MoreSaturday, November 14
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Free with admission.

IMAX en Español: LEWIS & CLARK: The Great Journey West
IMAX En Espanol Join the Fleet for the November IMAX en Español presentation featuring LEWIS & CLARK: The Great Journey West. The journey that shaped a nation is masterfully re-created in LEWIS & CLARK and depicts the great hardships and incredible scenery the explorers encountered.
 

MoreSunday, November 15
6:00 p.m.

Science Makes a Great Gift
Boy with Gifts The holiday season is just around the corner! Make life easier on yourself by shopping for your child or grandchild at the North Star Science Store! This year, they have all sorts of gifts kids will love. From yummy science with Ice Cream Making Kits to green science with the Tin Can Robot Science Mechanics Kit, there's something for everyone!
             
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Members: Visit The New Children's Museum - Free!
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Attention Fleet Members! From Nov. 10 - 30, your Fleet membership card is valid for FREE admission to The New Children's Museum where you can explore the brand new exhibition, Animal Art.

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: www.thinkplaycreate.org or (619) 233-8792.

One more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long!
 
Not yet a member?  Click here.  Or call the Membership Office at (619) 238-1233, ext. 713.
 


This Month's Experiment: Land & Sea Ice
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Explore the difference between land ice and sea ice!


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November Events
4 Exploring Ethics: "Technology and Identity theft"
4 The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
7 Exploring Ethics Special Presentation: "Sound & Fury"
14 DNA Day
14 Saturday Science Club for Girls: "T-Shirt Chromatography"
21 "Block Busters!" Opens!
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IMAX en Español Monthly Film Screening
IMAX Films
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Under The Sea
UNDER THE SEA


ADVENTURES IN WILD CALIFORNIA
Fridays at
the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7 & 8 p.m. every Friday night! Only $8.50 for one film and $5 for each additional film.
NOVEMBER SCHEDULE:
6 PM:
AMAZON
7 PM:
CORAL REEF ADVENTURE
8 PM:
WHALES
Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Linda St Michel, winner of a family 4-pack to the Birch Aquarium.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a family 4-pack to the Fleet's newest exhibition, "Block Busters!"
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To enter, please complete this form by November 15th 2009.
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