February 21, 2024
Reuben H. Fleet Science Heart in Balboa Park. Picture by Chris Stone

How a few DIY earthquake for science?

The Fleet Science Heart invitations all of San Diego to cap the museum’s fiftieth anniversary celebrations with a Soar for Science on Tuesday.

Educators, college students, group companions and any San Diegan – whether or not at dwelling, college, the library or the Fleet’s flagship Balboa Park location – are invited to affix the Fleet’s morning soar, at 10:15 a.m.

One of many targets? To see if all these keen jumpers can create measurable seismic waves.

And don’t fear, the museum explains – what they’ve dubbed the “DIY earthquake” can be small, not inflicting any injury in any respect.

On the massive day, the countdown clock begins ticking at 10 a.m., quarter-hour earlier than the soar, which museum officers hope will have fun “science, group and 50 years of the Fleet Science Heart.” 

Guests that day additionally might take pleasure in an unique screening of Dream Huge, which explores the wonders of engineering and innovation, within the newly renovated Heikoff Large Dome Theater.

As well as, the Fleet makerspace Studio X will provide a shake desk exercise that lets makers discover engineering as they construct and take a look at buildings.