The Phillies will celebrate science, and in particular the science of baseball, with the 5th Annual Philadelphia Science Festival Night presented by Dow.
Held during the Saturday, April 25 7:05 p.m. game against the Atlanta Braves, children of all ages can explore and take part in fun science activities throughout the concourse.
Children will receive a map of exhibits and are encouraged to visit as many exhibits as they can to earn a stamp on their map.
Those completing at least five exhibits can redeem their map for a Philadelphia Science Festival Night at the Ballpark water bottle (pictured, right)!
Those interested in attending Philadelphia Science Festival Night at the Ballpark presented by Dow can take advantage of an $8 discount off tickets in locations regularly priced $47 and under.
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There will be more than a dozen fun and interactive Philadelphia Science Festival Night presented by Dow exhibits for science enthusiasts and novices to enjoy! Here is a sampling of exhibits that will be on display in 2015. More exhibits will be listed as the date approaches so make sure to check back so you know all the fun you can experience on Philadelphia Science Festival Night!
Did you ever wonder how the grass at Citizens Bank Park looks so good deep into the baseball season or how the team can play after a storm that dumped inches of rain onto the field? The Phillies groundscrew is ready to share their secrets of turf science with you.
How can we use science to play a better game? This tabletop exhibit examines the science behind baseball. Learn how pitchers take advantage of aerodynamics and why batters dig their feet into the ground. Explore the relationship between a player's eyes and brain. Discover how science can affect the game!
Did you know that recycling paper and plastic has an impact on endangered wildlife? The Philadelphia Zoo will explore that connection with you and introduce you to some animals benefiting from recycling efforts and how you can help by recycling when enjoying a game at Citizens Bank Park.
Do you need to rethink your drink? Learn how to stay hydrated and properly fueled for performance!
How does a concussion affect your vision? Using goofy goggles and cognitive games to simulate the effects of concussion, participants will measure their "impairments" by attempting different activities involving their vision.
Students from the Department of Physical Therapy will offer physical activity advice and an activity to encourage exercise.
Can Robots Play Sports? Check out some sport playing robots complete with cheering fans!
Exhibit list is subject to change.