Wayne State University Professor Hosts “Ask the Expert” Clean Energy Presentation

What:  The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) will celebrate Earth Day April 21–26. Guests will experience hands-on activities each day, including animal habitats (April 21), the sun and earth relationship (April 22), weather (April 23), oceans (April 24), trees (April 25) and recycling (April 26).

Earth Day, April 22, also will feature a special presentation by the Ford Amateur Astronomy Club on telescope solar viewing (weather permitting).

Saturday, April 26 includes a special presentation by Wayne State University Professor Eranda Nikolla. From 1–2 p.m., Nikolla will introduce concepts related to clean energy, fuel cell technology and environmental impact as part of the museum’s monthly “Ask the Expert” series.

MiSci’s second “Eco-Cool” spring break camp will be held April 21–25. Students in grades first through sixth will spend the week uncovering the connections and delicate balance between living and non-living organisms. They will also enjoy exploration time with MiSci’s 250+ hands-on exhibits, theater shows and live stage performances.

When: Monday, April 21 – Saturday, April 26

Who:   Expert Spokespeople: Eranda Nikolla, Wayne State University professor and Julie

Where: Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit, MI 48202

About The Michigan Science Center

The Michigan Science Center is a hands-on museum that inspires children and their families to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment. The Science Center features five theaters, including Michigan’s largest screen at the Chrysler IMAX® Dome Theatre; the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium; the Toyota Engineering Theater; the DTE Energy Sparks Theater; the Chrysler Science Stage; a 9,800 square-foot Traveling Science Hall for special exhibits; hands-on exhibit galleries focusing on space, life and physical science; Kids Town just for pint-size scientists; along with, education and outreach programs. www.Mi-Sci.org.

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