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Aventuras Salvajes En California (2000): Es una expedición virtual que te deslizara desde las montañas junto con snowboarders, girando por los aires de San Diego con skysurfers, nadando los océanos junto con las nutrias, excavando desde treinta metros...
Rolling Stones [IMAX]at the MAXSpecial limited engagement! See the Stones: Bigger and louder than ever before! Shot on location in Turin, Berlin and London, Rolling Stones at the MAX features the band performing during their highly-acclaimed Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle tour. The Stones...
The Discoverers [IMAX]Feel the Courage. Live the Adventure.This film will show as part of Senior Monday on Monday, Dec. 2, only. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Daniel J. Boorstin, this stunning film relives some of mankind's greatest moments of discovery, including Magellan's expedition to find the...
Back for a limited run in December 2013! Encounter the wilds of California as you sky surf over San Diego at 150mph, ride down a 25-foot wave at Maverick’s, snowboard the Sierra’s highest peaks and drop 130 feet into the center of a giant Sequoia! From...
What you can't see is right before your eyes!Mysteries of the Unseen World provides you with an incredible look at things that are normally too slow, too fast, too small or too vast for the human eye to see. The film's innovative use of high-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy and...
Technology Takes OffExplore aerodynamics and flight technology in the Fleet’s newest exhibition, On the Fly: Technology Takes Off. The exhibition features multiple daily performances by small-scale unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), complemented by interactive stations where...
The Instrument That Rocked the WorldStarting December 20th, the Fleet Science Center will ROCK you! The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is cranking science up to 11 this winter with the West Coast premiere of GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World! Experience the guitar through...
Get Your Hands On ScienceOur Main Gallery exhibition combines some of our all-time favorites with exciting interactive exhibits from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. This collection features opportunities to explore mechanics, motion, math, hearing, electricity and many other...
Celebrate the Season at the FleetBalboa Park December Nights is the largest free community festival in San Diego. Come to Balboa Park and celebrate the holidays with lights, food, music and fun. The two-day extravaganza, Balboa Park's holiday gift to San Diego, features international...
A Live Concert Series Celebrating GUITARThe Fleet is ready to ROCK with our first-ever live concert series! Each show will feature: Two performances: an awesome opening act and a rockin' headliner Food for purchase from The French Gourmet Beer, wine and cocktails available at the no-...
An Early Morning Comet ISON CelebrationCOFFEE & COMETS is an early morning celebration for Comet ISON on Tuesday, November 26, at 5:30AM! This event has reached its registration capacity. SIGN UP FOR THE WAITLIST HERE Comet ISON has raised a lot of hope among skywatchers. The comet is...
The First Monday of Each MonthThe first Monday of every month, seniors 65 and better can enjoy the Science Center exhibits, a show in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater and a lecture on the quietest day of the month for only $8! No coupons or additional discounts are accepted. The Fleet'...
The Science of ROCKOur next Science on the Rocks party is Thursday, January 23: The Science of ROCK! Our most recent party was on October 17. Look for pictures on our Science on the Rocks Facebook page soon. Didn't make it? Here's what you missed: Fall in love with...
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Fleet 40th Anniversary Trivia #4
We’ve got a fresh batch of trivia questions about the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. These questions are sure to challenge even the most knowledgeable Fleet Genius. Have fun!
1. The human body sometimes does some disgusting things. Do you know what traveling exhibition, which visited the Fleet twice, allows people to explore “the [impolite] science of the human body”?
A. The Science of the Stinky and Gooey
B. Please Excuse My Science
D. Yucky! The Science of You
2. Monarch butterflies migrate across an entire continent to arrive at a specific place that they have never been. The Fleet celebrates this amazing journey by showing what IMAX movie?
A. Monarch Butterflies: The Flight of Royalty
B. Flight of the Butterflies
C. The Most Incredible Migration
D. Destination Mexico
3. Summer is here, and Fleet summer camp continues in August! Do you know what summer camp program at the Fleet encourages young scientists to “light up [their] day and get noisy” by using green energy such as wind and solar power?
A. Energy Explorers
B. Super Heroes of Green
C. Make Some Noise!
D. Summer Science and Fun
4. The Fleet is known for making science fun and accessible to kids. However, we also love to bring the excitement of science to adults. What lecture series focuses on the moral principles of science?
A. Moral Duality: How Scientist Struggle With Ethics
B. The Socially Conscious Scientist
C. Consider the Facts
D. Exploring Ethics
5. Einstein had two passions, physics and playing violin. In keeping with the tradition of science and art, the Fleet invited students to present short films that featured their music in our Dome Theater. What school participated in this event?
A. University of San Diego
B. Harvard University
C. San Diego State University
D. University of California, San Diego
How’d you do? If you got all the answers right, then we send you our deepest congratulations. If you didn’t do so well, then we invite you to visit us and attend some of our amazing events to learn more about the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.