Michigan Science Center partners with Shakespeare in Detroit and the zoo for Free Community Day – Macomb Daily

If you have always wanted to visit the Michigan Science Center (Mi-Sci) this Saturday its doors will be open for free to the public.

“It’s something that we offer a few times a year just to make the Michigan Science Center more accessible to everyone,” said Andy Zulkiewski, director of guest experience at the Mi-Sci center. “We want to increase audiences.”

Online tickets for the event, made possible through the support of Strategic Staffing Solutions, are already sold out, but visitors can purchase tickets at a in order of arrival at the door. However, due to its popularity, another free community event is being planned for the fall.

Science impacts nearly every aspect of life, including theatrical production and animal conservation like members of Detroit Shakespeare and The Detroit Zoo, and they will demonstrate it through a variety of fun and engaging activities.

“We appreciate the support of Strategic Staffing Solutions and our partners, Shakespeare in Detroit and The Detroit Zoological Society for helping us host a free community day that brings children and families closer to artistic production and animal conservation,” said Dr. Christian Greer, president. and CEO of Mi-Sci.

Greer said the many activities planned will also show young people the incredible variety of career paths that can be followed when students embrace STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).”

Planned Free Day Activities

The Detroit Shakespeare STEAM program provides arts and vocational training for kindergarten through 12th grade in the Detroit area and focuses on the science of lighting a production, the technology of sound design, the engineering of a form or costume, the art of classical interpretation and mathematics. involved in the construction of a set.

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Check out Shakespear’s planned demonstrations and activities in Detroit:

• Science of sound: rain stick, thunder stick and bell

• Lighting Technology: Light board and flashlights with gel lights

• Engineering of a Form: Sewing machine and fabric for sewing

• Art of Classic Literature: Scenes and monologues from a play by Shakespeare to act

• Mathematics of Set Design: Playdoh and a miniature set

The Detroit Zoological Society along with the Belle Isle Nature Center staff they will share exciting activities that will inspire guests to connect with the natural world and support skills such as inquiry, empathy, critical thinking and informed decision making. The host stations will focus on animal welfare, conservation, sustainability and humane education.

Some of the activities will include:

• Explore animal welfare research through the science and tools of infrared thermal imaging cameras.

• Guests will assume the role of a conservation officer and learn how the zoo designs studies that inform wildlife populations locally and globally.

• Guests delve into STEM in sustainability, exploring how trees and other plants can help us address climate change.

• Guests will be able to design and solve problems as a “solver,” a person who solves problems that affect animals and the environment, while learning how DZS is committed to helping all animals, including pets like cats and dogs and wild animals like wolves and tigers.

“Strategic Staffing Solutions is always pleased to partner with community organizations to create public events that educate and entertain attendees of all ages,” said Cynthia Pasky, founder and CEO of Strategic Staffing Solutions, a global business and service services corporation. IT consultancy owned by a woman. . “Our continued support of the Michigan Science Center symbolizes our company’s commitment to supporting local institutions that make a difference in everyone’s lives.”

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The Michigan Science Center is at 5020 John R. St., Detroit.

For more information visit, mi-sci.org/