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Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Opens February 6

February 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

SID THE SCIENCE KID COMES TO LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER
Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! Opens February 6

Jersey City, New Jersey (January 8, 2016) – “It’s sure to be a super-duper-ooper-schmooper good time!” at Liberty Science Center when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens on February 6. This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life inviting kids ages 2-8 to explore Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves.

Fun, hands-on activities embedded in familiar environments from the show—Sid’s kitchen, bedroom, backyard, classroom, and playground—help kids investigate everyday science questions. Through immersive play combined with scientific tools and thinking, kids learn about simple machines, the laws of motion, magnetism, air power, and the five senses.

In the exhibit, young learners explore STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) through activities like:

• Catapulting Sid’s toys into his toy box using a lever
• Testing inertia using toys on a skateboard
• “Baking” cookies and making patterns
• Learning the properties of matter by determining which gadgets sink or float
• Choosing and weighing healthy foods from the pantry
• Identifying spices and utensils using their senses
• Designing their own “Super-Duper-Ooper-Schmooper Big Idea!”
• Experimenting with friction and testing different surfaces
Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! will be at the Liberty Science Center from February 6 through May 15, and is included with general admission tickets ($21.75 for adults, $18.75 for seniors 62+, and $17.75 for children ages 2-12). Museum members and children under 2 are free.
For more information, visit www.lsc.org or call 201.200.1000.
Created by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in collaboration with The Jim Henson Company, the exhibit is generously made possible by The Boeing Company, the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, Sally and Bill Canfield, the Crawford Taylor Foundation, Judy and Jerry Kent, Monsanto Company and Sigma-Aldrich. The exhibit is presented locally by Bank of America.

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About Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center (LSC.org) is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. Dedicated to bringing the excitement of science to people of all ages, Liberty Science Center houses 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection with 110 species, giant aquariums, a 3D theater, the nation’s largest IMAX Dome Theater, live simulcast surgeries, tornado and hurricane-force wind simulators, K-12 classrooms and labs, and teacher-development programs. More than half a million students, teachers, and parents visit the Science Center each year, and tens of thousands more participate in the Center’s offsite and online programs. LSC is the most visited museum in New Jersey and the largest interactive science center in the NYC-NJ metropolitan area.

About The Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy® nominated “Sid the Science Kid,” “Dinosaur Train,” “Wilson & Ditch: Digging America,” “Pajanimals” and “Doozers.” Features include “The Dark Crystal,” “Labyrinth,” “MirrorMask,” and “Unstable Fables” and television productions include “Fraggle Rock” and the sci-fi cult series “Farscape.” Independently owned and operated by the five adult children of founder Jim Henson, the Company is also home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment. www.henson.com

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Details

Date:
February 6, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Website:
http://www.lsc.org

Venue

Liberty Science Center Liberty State Park
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305 United States
Phone:
201.200.1000
Website:
www.lsc.org