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Sno-Port: The Science and Wonder of Snowflakes
January 12, 2020
Sno-Port: The Science and Wonder of Snowflakes exhibition was created by Apex Communications and Events, in conjunction with a variety of local fabricating, lighting and engineering professionals. In preparation to meet the emerging educational demands of STEM in local and national education,the team has developed activities which highlight a variety of science fields,including geoscience, biology, physics, mathematics, architecture, engineering,computer science, and chemistry. Sno-Port consists of a variety of interactive snow and ice-themed exhibits, displays, and games as well information about the science and wonder of snow and snowflakes for visitors of all ages.
Interactive games and activities include:
- The Red River Rocket Sled: Feel the excitement and take-off with the sensation of the cool wind on your face as you trek your way through a virtual reality blizzard in downtown Shreveport and Bossier City inside our Space Dome Planetarium!
- Blizzard Tunnel: Transform into a snowflake as you enter into the exhibit.
- Make A Flake: Make a snowflake as individual as you are to hang in the ceiling with hundreds of other snowflakes.
- Ice Fishing: Grab a pole and go fishing in an animated ice pond. View virtual reality fish as they swim under the surface.
- Snow Chair Lift: How high can you pump up your ski lift chair?
- Snowball Castle: Toss a “snowball” into the windows of the snow-covered castle to initiate a series of bells.
- There’s No Place Like Igloo: Chill out in an inflatable igloo while you create your own igloo or other creations with “ice” blocks.
- Snowglobe Discovery: Discover the inner workings of a giant snow globe.