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Sno-Port: The Science and Wonder of Snowflakes

December 11


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.

Hours:

  • Wednesday – 9 a – 5 p
  • Thursday – Saturday – 9 a – 8 p
  • Sunday – 12 – 5 p

Cost:

  • General Public
    • Sci-Port Members – All ages over 1 yr: $5
    • Non-Members – Sno-Port only: Adults: $12; Children ages 1 -12:  $5; Under 1 yr: Free
    • Non-Members – Combo ticket (Science Center, PoP, and Sno-Port): Adults: $20; Children ages 1-12: $15; Under 1 yr: Free
  • Schools and Groups with 10 or more people
    • Sno-Port only: Students: $3; Adults: $10*
    • Combo ticket (Science Center, PoP, and Sno-Port): Students: $13; Adults: $15*

                     *1 teacher/10 students up to a maximum of 12 teachers/school are free.

To purchase tickets online, go to: http://www.bit.ly/snoport.  For more information call 318-424-3466, email us at Reservations@sciport.org.

Corporate pricing information available upon request.

Need Fieldtrip/Group Admissions Assistance? If you live in Caddo Parish, you may qualify. Inquire with Reservations.

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Date:
December 11