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SEPTEMBER 2011
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Henrietta Lacks Lecture Series Begins
Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot inspires a series of lectures on research ethics and diversity issues. In collaboration with The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology we kick off the series with Laura Rivard, Adjunct Professor of Biology, University of San Diego discussing "HeLa: Immortal Cells and Enduring Questions." FREE  More>>

Wednesday, September 7
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Special Event - Global Carbon Challenge
Norway's Carbon Challenge
Norway plans to be carbon neutral by 2050. Join Norwegian and American experts as we compare events in the Arctic region and California, contrast the challenges between US and European policy, and discuss how political and commercial perspectives combine to create a cleaner future for renewable energy. FREE. Register here>>

Thursday, September 8
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Free Admission on Grandparents Day!
Grandparents day
Grandparents are invited to bring their grandchildren to the Fleet for a day of hands-on fun for FREE! Sponsored by ScholarShare College Savings Plan, Grandparents Day is a great chance to enjoy 100+ exciting exhibits. Free gallery admission (and a discount on IMAX admission) will be provided to all grandparents and their grandchildren visiting together. More>>

 

Sunday, September 11

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m 


"Sweet Science" Saturdays    

Sweet Science Every Saturday in September, children are invited to uncover the chemistry of sugar, the biology of tasty sweets and discover how candy is formed. Sweet! Special activities take place in the Discovery Lab and are $2 with admission. More>>

ScholarShare College Savings Plan is a proud sponsor of Family Science Saturdays at the Fleet.

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Saturdays in September from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


"Identity" Leaves September 25th
Identity
Your last chance to see "Identity" is Sunday, September 25, so hurry in this month. We're even open on Labor Day so you can experience this popular exhibition before it leaves.. More>>.

 


Visit the San Diego Air & Space Museum Free!
San Diego Air & Space Museum
ATTENTION MEMBERS! From Sept. 17 - Oct. 16, present your Fleet membership card and receive FREE admission to the San Diego Air & Space Museum, located at 2001 Pan American Plaza, at the south end of Balboa Park. Now featuring: Space: A Journey To Our Future (Fleet members will receive a discount). Open daily 10 am. - 4:30 p.m. (last entry: 4:00 p.m.). Click here for more information (619) 234-8291 

This Month's Experiment: Soap Cloud
TME - September WATCH THE VIDEO
INSTRUCTIONS (PDF)

Watch the September edition of This Month's Experiment to learn how to make a soap cloud! Your mom will freak out when the soap pillows grow in the microwave, but, don't worry, you can still use it in the tub! Do try this at home! 


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September Events
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Family Science Saturday: "Sweet Science"
5 We're Open Labor Day!
5 Senior Monday Discounted Admission
6 Free Tuesday
7Ethics Lecture: Henrietta Lacks
7 The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
8 Global Carbon Challenge
10Family Science Saturday: "Sweet Science"
10 Saturday Science Club for Girls: "Geometry with a Twist"
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Grandparents Day Free Admission
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IMAX Theatear Closed
14 "Young Scientists" New Session Begins
17"Family Science Saturday: "Sweet Science"
18 IMAX en Espaņol: FORCES OF NATURE
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"Family Science Saturday: "Sweet Science" 
IMAX Films
NOTE: Theater Closed September 12-16

Tornado Alley

TORNADO ALLEY

Born to be Wild
BORN TO BE WILD

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Fridays at the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7 & 8 p.m. every Friday night! Only $9.50 for one film and $6 for each additional film.
SEPTEMBER  SCHEDULE:
6PM:  BORN TO BE WILD
7PM:  TORNADO ALLEY
8PM:  THE LIVING SEA
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Julaine Rich, winner of a family 4-pack of tickets to visit the Fleet.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a 2-pack of passes to the San Diego Museum of Art.

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To enter, please complete this form by September 15, 2011.

 

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