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Space Week

February 25 - March 1

Space . . . the final frontier . . . for exciting science exploration!

The sun, moon and planets each have unique and complex motions that cause them to interact in interesting ways. Discover the motions of the celestial bodies in our solar system in this week dedicated to exploring the final frontier!

Take a giant leap into space exploration by:

  • viewing the night sky in our StarLab planetarium
  • examining star maps
  • discovering the effects of gravity on the planets
  • seeing a real tile from a space shuttle
  • participating in an asteroid mining design contest 

Space Week activities are free with admission to the science center. For more information, please call 419.244.2674.


Space Week was designed with you in mind! Our themed science weeks perfect for field trips and are guaranteed to engage your students in hands-on science exploration while also aligning with Ohio and Michigan learning standards.

When you attend a field trip during Space Week, you'll receive some amazing add-ons to inspire future physicists, astronomers and aerospace engineers.

Free Science Kit
When your class visits during Space Week, you will receive a free science kit for your classroom. The kit contains all the materials you need to complete a hands-on activity with your class.

Marvel at the Milky Way
Your students will be amazed by all of the celestial sights in the night sky. STARLAB® allows students to study the stars and planets in our galaxy. They will gain a new understanding of the solar system and learn the learn the stories that made some stars famous. Space is limited. Reservations are first come, first served.

Win a Workshop on Wheels
When you visit Imagination Station during Space Week, your class will be entered to win a FREE Workshop on Wheels! The science center will come to you with all the materials needed for a hands-on learning activity.

Booking Your Field Trip is Easy!

Complete the online Field Trip Reservation Form or call 419.244.2674, ext 250 and speak directly with a Reservation Specialist.

Other events at Toledo's Science Center:

Little Scientists Workshops: Spring Series

  • Dates: 05 Mar – 30 Apr, 2020

Little Scientist Workshops
Spring 2020

Thursdays, 11:30 - 12:15pm

Join us for this series of programs that encourage families with young children to investigate the world around them. Your child will explore science through hands-on activities. These programs are a great way to spend time creating and exploring together!

Register for one workshop, or purchase the entire series and save! 

Workshops in this Series: 

Spring 2020

Animal Senses (NEW)March 5
Compare your five senses to the senses of some of your favorite animals. 

Squeak, Rattle, RoarMarch 12
Discover the different ways that animals communicate with each other, and test out your own communication skills.

Critter Cribs (NEW): March 19
Explore the variety of habitats where animals live, and how they survive there.

Wriggly Worms (NEW)March 26
Observe worms up close and personal as we learn more about these wriggly wonders!

Beautiful Butterflies (NEW)April 2
Explore the life cycle of these beautiful creatures as you observe the stages of real live butterflies. 

BugsApril 9
Learn about the special characteristics a bug has, observe bugs and even create a bug to take home! 

Animals in Winter (NEW)April 16
Where do animals disappear to in the winter? Discover different animal adaptations that allow them to survive the cold. 

Predator vs. PreyApril 23
Explore the food chain and discover what owls eat through owl pellet dissection.

Little Big Dig (NEW): April 30
Young paleontologists will discover the world of dinosaurs through an exploration of fossils and even create their own!