See an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth from space and explore humanity's relationship with nature in A Beautiful Planet, opening May 13 in the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater.
A Beautiful Planet provides a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. The film explores mankind's relationship with Earth and the connection we all have with the place we call home.
The film, narrated by Jennifer Lawrence, was made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Join acclaimed filmmaker and director of A Beautiful Planet, Toni Myers, who will be on hand during members-only preview night May 12!
More information: slsc.org
Visit the World Bird Sanctuary for a fun drive-through safari experience from the safety of your car. Naturalists will offer facts and answer questions as they display reptiles and birds of prey, including eagles, owls, falcons, kestrels, hawks, parrots and more. There will also be distance selfie stations!
Visit the Boulevard in Richmond Heights for a combination Farmers Market with Tower Grove Farmers Market. Masks and social distancing are required to attend. #SupportLocal farmers and entrpreneurs selling essential items during this weekly event.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.
The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages.