Science Sparks: Adult Only Series



Tardigrades with Dr. Aparna Palmer
Wednesday, November 6th, 6:00-7:30pm

Eureka! is not just for kids, join us for this adult only evening with Dr. Aparna Palmer as she shares her research on tardigrades.  Come learn more about these amazing microscopic animals that live here in the desert and can even survive in space. Viewing tardigrades (also called water bears or moss piglets) will also be available under microscopes. Wine and snacks provided.


Paint and Sip at Eureka!
Friday, January 24, 6:00-8:00pm

Join us as we learn about the science of painting as we mix colors and apply our knowledge to the canvas. Supplies and snacks included.


Plant Pathology with Dr. Margot Becktell
Wednesday, May 6th, 6:00-7:30pm

Join us as Dr. Margot Becktell brings her research alive. Margot studies late blight of petunias caused by Phytophthora infestans, the same plant pathogen that destroyed the potato crops in Ireland during the Irish potato famine.

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Metalurgy with Professor Sarah Lanci
Wednesday, August 6th, 6:00-7:30pm

If you think the molecular structure and strength of metals is boring, then you have never heard Professor Sarah Lanci discuss it. Join us for an evening of learning about the science and technology concerned with properties of metals.

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Enology at Eureka!
Friday, September 11

Join us for an evening of the science and study of wine and winemaking and pairing wine with delicious appetizers.