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Thinkery21: Super Powers! Science Facts, Fantasy & Fiction
January 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
***** THINKERY21: SUPER POWERS IS SOLD OUT *****
Thinkery21 is back this January! Tickets are on sale now (don’t forget this is for the 21+ up crowd)!
Have you ever dreamed of having super powers? Don’t miss this super powerful Thinkery21. We’ll use simple machines to achieve incredible feats to explore the science and engineering that make the impossible a reality. Imagine yourself with super powers, explore what makes the amazing possible and learn how scientists are studying nature to improve and create technology to expand our human abilities.
Also, though it’s not required, we believe there’s no better way to explore the world of super powers than by dressing up as your favorite super hero (real or fictional).
High Flyin’ – Live to tell the tale: Jump from a two story building and land safely on Stunt Ranch’s Zero-Impact Stuntman Airbag.
Science in the Movies – Movie stunt and special effects coordinator and founder of Stunt Ranch, Steve Wolf, reveals the exciting ways science is used to demystify movie magic.
Magneat-o – We can’t turn you into a magnetic super villain, but we can teach you about the power of magnets.
In a Single Bound – Learn how the gravity on Krypton lets Superman leap tall buildings on Earth. Do the math to see where in the galaxy you’d be a super jumper.
Comic Caption Contest – Win tickets to the next Thinkery21 with your witty comic caption.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…You! – Take flight with Phoenix Arising Aviation Academy’s state of the art flight simulator.
Super Simple Machines – Can you lift a 500lb weight? Pulleys make it possible. Learn how simple machines give civilians the power to achieve greatness.
They’re Not Dolls, They’re Action Figures – Austin Toy Museum presents the evolution of Batman, as represented in fully poseable plastic figure form.
Ooofff! Bonk! Craack!- Hone your crime fighting skills with Austin Boxing Babes.
Holy Movie Premier, Batman! – Austin History Center, Austin Public Library presents images of the 1966 world premier of the first full-length Batman movie starring Adam West at Austin’s Paramount Theater.
Super Reader – Check out and take home books on superheroes and superpowers at the Austin Public Library pop up. No library card? No problem, sign up on site.
Superfoods – Explore foods that pack a nutritional punch with Whole Foods Market.
Who is that Masked Hero? –Hide your real identity by sewing your own superhero mask.
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