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Discovery Center: Traveling Exhibit, ‘From Here to There’

When:
January 15, 2021 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
2021-01-15T09:30:00-06:00
2021-01-15T16:30:00-06:00
Where:
Exhibit, 'From Here to There'
1200 Streit Dr
Amarillo, TX 79106
USA
Cost:
See Below
Contact:
Shanna Collins, DHDC
806-355-9547 x120

New Exhibit Opening

The opening of the new traveling exhibit, ‘From Here to There’ at the Don Harrington Discovery Center on Friday January 15th.

This is a hands-on exhibit aimed at engaging visitors and inspiring life-long learning. Thank you for sharing to your audiences.

EXPLORE HOW THINGS MOVE FROM HERE TO THERE

Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air at The Don Harrington Discovery Center’s new traveling exhibition, From Here to There, opening on Friday January 15, 2021. Lift, launch and levitate as you experiment with hands-on exhibits that make learning about gravity, friction, and the laws of motion fun. Ride a hovercraft to experience how air pressure works, adjust wind speed to form fabric into an airfoil, and float your sailboat to experiment with the effect of wind, rudder and sail positions. Visitors can turn up the heat to launch a colorful hot air balloon, operate an authentic canal lock system to move a boat from one water level to the next, and experiment with pneumatics, pulleys, hydraulics and levers to see what kind of mechanical advantage works best. From Here to There consists of eleven fun, interactive exhibits. “We are thrilled to bring this fun and exciting exhibit to Amarillo, to help our visitors learn about the science of movement and how transportation works. Each element of the exhibit is designed to spark conversation and encourage interaction between families, in a fun and engaging way.” said Wendy Taylor, DHDC’s Executive Director. The 1,500 square foot exhibition is color-coded and divided into three main categories: transportation by land, sea and air.

This exhibition will open to the public and DHDC members on Friday January 15th from 9:30am-4:30pm.

DHDC Members may also enjoy a members-only exhibit exploration time from 4:30pm-6:00pm on Friday. The DHDC is still operating under the current Texas COVID-19 guidelines and visitors may visit DHDC.org for that visitor information. From Here to There will be on display through early May 2021. The Discovery Center is open daily Tuesday-Sunday from 9:30am-4:30 pm, and on Mondays that are AISD holidays. For more information about From Here to There, contact Shanna Collins, DHDC Marketing Coordinator, at 806-355-9547 x120 or email scollins@dhdc.org. # # # # The Don Harrington Discovery Center is a hands-on exhibit center.

Sarah Silva

Marketing Specialist

Don Harrington Discovery Center

Mobile: 806-640-2021

www.dhdc.org