Calling all nerds, preps, jocks and valley girls to an exploration of the science and culture of the ‘80s. Play classic arcade games, make your own ectoplasm, master the Rubik’s Cube, design a sequined glove, and much more, dude!
Labs, lectures and programming at this Social Science will include:
Go for High Score!
Become an ’80s hero when you try your hand at classic arcade games. You got next!
Become the King (or Queen) of Pop
Design your own sequined glove and then “beat it.” Best moonwalk of the night wins a prize!
Solve the Cube
Don’t miss this lab where you’ll learn the science and methodology of solving the Rubik’s Cube from an expert Cuber.
Relive your couch potato days when you score big on retro video game systems courtesy of Cap’n Games.
Back off man, I’m a scientist! Explore the world of chemistry when you formulate your own batch of ectoplasm.
Taste the ’80s
Join local spirits expert Michael Moberly to sample a Red Dawn-inspired ’80s cocktail.
Gag Me With a Selfie
Crimp, Aquanet and bedazzle your way into ‘80s selfie fame.
Flex your ’80s movie muscle by contributing to a collaborative movie quote talkback board.
Be one of the first to explore Mindbender Mansion, the newest featured exhibition at The Discovery.
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain building event series that features science demonstrations, hands-on labs, expert presentations, a live DJ, libations, and sweet and savory bites.