Rescue Special Guests- Saturdays

As a bonus to our traveling exhibit, Rescue, we’ve scheduled some special guests to stop by the Discovery Center on Saturdays through January. Join us for some up close and personal introductions from some of our community’s first responders!

Seeing

26 minutes Join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a journey exploring the life of a photon. Start from its creation in the belly of a star, travel across the galaxy and go all the way into the eye of a young stargazing girl. You will learn the structures of the eye and its functions, while taking… Read more about Seeing

Expedition Reef

Grades 3-12 26 minutes Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this all-digital planetarium show exploring some of our planet’s most biodiverse—and critically threatened—ecosystems. Dive into the heart of the Academy’s iconic Philippine coral reef tank as thousands of tropical fish flutter by. Travel the globe to explore coral reefs… Read more about Expedition Reef

Out There

30 minutes The Quest for Extra-solar Worlds will transport viewers from this world to entirely new and foreign ones. ‘Out There’ features the primitive science fiction of early civilizations, to the future space missions that will observe the Universe in greater-than-ever detail and travel to the surfaces and oceans of moons in our Solar System.  A… Read more about Out There

Flight Adventures

30 minutes Flight Adventures introduces children and families to the science, technology, and history of flight. The show features NASA’s research and the advancements that have made space travel possible, along with the important role that models have played in flight development. NASA resources include images and experts. Take a Flight Adventure and discover the… Read more about Flight Adventures

BIG NEWS: No Excuses University!

Discovery Center Announces NEU Affiliation Amarillo, TX – The Don Harrington Discovery Center (DHDC) has been officially accepted into the nationally recognized No Excuses University (NEU) program. If you’ve been inside one of the nearly 25 Elementary, Middle or High School campuses in our area that are a part of the NEU program, you’ll notice… Read more about BIG NEWS: No Excuses University!

Rescue

NOW OPEN OPEN September 22 – January 13 Search and rescue operations take place every minute, every hour, every day, all around the world. From the air to the sea and on land, responsive operations are lifelines to many people in times of need. But what does a rescue scenario really involve? Who are the… Read more about Rescue

Expedition Reef

Showing daily at 3:00 pm 35 minutes Embark on a journey into the hidden world of coral reefs in this all-digital planetarium show exploring some of our planet’s most biodiverse—and critically threatened—ecosystems. Dive into the heart of the Academy’s iconic Philippine coral reef tank as thousands of tropical fish flutter by. Travel the globe to… Read more about Expedition Reef

Seeing

Showing daily at 2:00 pm 26 minutes Join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a journey exploring the life of a photon. Start from its creation in the belly of a star, travel across the galaxy and go all the way into the eye of a young stargazing girl. You will learn the structures of the eye… Read more about Seeing

Out There

Showing daily at 1:00 pm 30 minutes The Quest for Extra-solar Worlds will transport viewers from this world to entirely new and foreign ones. ‘Out There’ features the primitive science fiction of early civilizations, to the future space missions that will observe the Universe in greater-than-ever detail and travel to the surfaces and oceans of moons… Read more about Out There

Flight Adventures

Showing Monday-Saturday at 12:00 pm 30 minutes Flight Adventures introduces children and families to the science, technology, and history of flight. The show features NASA’s research and the advancements that have made space travel possible, along with the important role that models have played in flight development. NASA resources include images and experts. Take a… Read more about Flight Adventures