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What to expect on your field trip to the Arizona Science Center. Your bus will stop here, where it’s safe to get out. Your bus will be parked here while you’re in the Science Center. It will drive back around to the bus stop to pick you up when you’re done.
It will drive back around to the bus stop to pick you up when you’re done.
They’ll be wearing a blue or dark-green shirt.
You’ll wear the sticker on the front of your shirt and keep it on the whole time you’re at the Science Center.
The bin will be labeled with your school’s name so that lunches don’t get mixed up.
One of the things you’ll learn is that you need to stay with your chaperone at all times.
You’ll also find out about any movies or planetarium shows you may be going to see.
This is on the first floor, right outside the theater you first go into when you arrive.
Get in line about 5 minutes before the show is due to start.
As you leave the theater, the lobby is to the right.
To the left is the main corridor. Go down this corridor to start exploring the different areas (called galleries) in the Science Center.
There is always a staff member at the information desk to answer your questions. Lost and Found is here too.
Check this information
board to find out about
any special demonstrations, activities, and exhibits.
They’re by the main entry doors, behind the stairwell.
The Waterworks fountain is one of our most popular exhibits. It’s right outside the lobby.
You can experiment with controlling the water and see how it moves.
Remember - the fountain is not for swimming!
You may also see a live demonstration on the NRG stage in this gallery.
It’s all about the human body.
Go past the color wall screen and head to the purple wall.
There are an amateur radio station, computer kiosks, and an ant farm in here.
Stay with your chaperone so no one gets lost!
Walk to the back of the World Around You gallery to find the restrooms.
The easiest way to get to the fourth floor is in the elevator.
Sometimes the fourth floor is closed – For example, when we are putting in new exhibits and artwork.
These exhibits only stay in the Science Center for a few months. Then we replace them with something new.
Even if you’ve been to the Science Center before, there is probably something new to see now!
If it rains you’ll be able to eat inside.
Remember to stay with your chaperone!
They will take you to the same spot where you arrived and your bus will be waiting for you.