Upcoming Events

Ultimate Dinosaurs

October 10, 2014 - April 12, 2015 - All Day at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Millions of years ago, the supercontinent Pangaea broke apart, and dinosaurs became passengers on these drifting land masses. The result? Dinosaurs with unusual – and sometimes bizarre – features that are different from the ones we know and love.

Based on new, groundbreaking research from scientists around the world,Ultimate Dinosaurs reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar.  From the tiny Buitreraptor to the massive Giganotosaurus (T. rex‘s bigger, badder cousin), Ultimate Dinosaurs is a fascinating study of species you may not have met before.  See Ultimate Dinosaurs October 12, 2014, through April 12, 2015, at SCI!

Cafe Scientifique – Hormones of Happiness

February 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Pkwy

Hormones can be the cause and result of happiness. Join us for a look at how our body improves brain function, boosts immune response, heals and maintains a youthful look when it’s in a euphoric state. We will discuss the effects of dopamine, endorphins and oxytocin that are brought on by laughter, enjoyment and having fun.

Presenter: Jolie Pelds, Adjunct Biology Instructor at DMACC Urban Campus

Presentations are FREE for all ages. No prior subject knowledge is necessary to attend – just an interest in the topic at hand!

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