Science Night at the Ballpark
Sat, Apr 25
Gates open at 5:05pm for activities, game begins at 7:05pm.
Drexel University - Do you need to rethink your drink
Independence Seaport Museum - How fast can your boat sail
Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center - How does concussion affect vision?
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge- Animal Athletes
Philadelphia Phillies - Phillies Turf Science
Philadelphia Zoo - How can recycling your ballpark trash save gorillas?
SciStarter - Be a Citizen's (Bank) Scientist
The Dow Chemical Company - Science of Sport
The Franklin Institute - Baseball Science
University of the Sciences - Can you beat this challenge?
Price: $8 Discount on tickets with code SCIENCE
Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way
Philadelphia, PA, 19148
PartnersIndependence Seaport MuseumIndependence Seaport MuseumIndependence Seaport Museum maintains one of the largest maritime collections in North America, combining more than 25,000 artifacts with hands-on exhibits and large-scale models. In addition to exhibits, the Museum has a traditional wooden boat shop, the J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library and a concert hall with sound stage quality acoustics. The Museum also includes two National Historic Landmark ships—the Spanish-American War Cruiser, Olympia, and the World War II Submarine Becuna. Located at Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing Waterfront, the museum is open year round. Visit www.phillyseaport.org for more information.Philadelphia ZooPhiladelphia ZooThe Philadelphia Zoo opened its gates on July 1, 1874. Like many other Philadelphia landmarks and institutions, the Philadelphia Zoo is an American first. Today, the Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered. With state-of-the-art animal exhibits, award-winning education and conservation programs, recreational opportunities, guest services, and scientific accomplishments, the Zoo has become one of the world's most renowned zoological societies and gardens. Fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, the Philadelphia Zoo continues to support and to engage in conservation efforts to protect endangered species around the world.The Franklin InstituteThe Franklin InstituteIn 1824, The Franklin Institute was founded to honor Benjamin Franklin and to advance the usefulness of his inventions. Today, The Franklin Institute is a vibrant organization that continues to offer new and exciting science learning experiences for the citizens of Philadelphia. The Institute has grown to become an integral part of the city by providing a hands-on approach to science and technology through community outreach initiatives and innovative partnerships in public education. It has become a dynamic agent of change through its rich array of exhibitions, programs, lectures, and discussions designed to illuminate issues in contemporary science. The Franklin Institute continues to reflect Benjamin Franklin’s spirit of inquiry and discovery as it strives to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning.The Philadelphia PhilliesThe Philadelphia PhilliesThe Philadelphia Phillies are Philadelphia's baseball team.Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University is dedicated to the health sciences and committed to three areas: educating professionals who will form and lead the integrated healthcare delivery and research teams of tomorrow; discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care through investigation from the laboratory to the bedside and into the community; and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care for our community and for the nation.SciStarterSciStarterSciStarter is the place to find out about, take part in, and contribute to science through recreational activities and research projects. If you're a scientist or a representative of a citizen science organization or community group: This is the place to tell eager people about your work and get them interested in helping out.The Dow Chemical CompanyThe Dow Chemical CompanyAs one of the largest employers in the region, Dow is proud to again be the lead supporter for the Philadelphia Science Festival. Dow is committed to nurturing today’s young scientists and supporting innovative educational experiences that generate understanding and enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry in a city with a rich history of leadership in the sciences. Dow looks forward to showcasing and celebrating the power of chemistry as a creator of solutions that address essential human needs and world challenges, such as energy, housing, health, nutrition, infrastructure and economic development.University of the SciencesUniversity of the SciencesUniversity of the Sciences offers students a challenging learning experience in a proving ground for successful professionals in science and healthcare-related fields. A private, coeducational institution dedicated to education, research, and service, and distinguished as the nation’s first college of pharmacy, the University has produced leaders in the sciences and healthcare marketplace since its founding in 1821. The 3,000 students in USciences’ five colleges learn to excel in scientific analysis and to apply their skills to improving science and healthcare in their communities and in the lives of people worldwide in such disciplines as pharmacy, biology, physical therapy, healthcare business, and health policy.Drexel UniversityDrexel UniversityDrexel University enrolls more than 22,000 students and offers 96 bachelor’s programs, 88 master’s programs, 35 doctoral programs, a doctor of medicine program, a juris doctorate and 45 graduate-level certificate programs. Drexel is ranked among the best national doctoral universities by U.S.News & World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges 2011,” and many of Drexel’s other programs across its colleges and schools are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.