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The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Saturday March 1
10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/

Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Saturday March 1
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Sunday March 2
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Monday March 3
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Tuesday March 4
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Wednesday March 5
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Thursday March 6
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Friday March 7
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Saturday March 8
10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/

Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Girl Scouts Junior Program: Tech Detective

Girl Scouts Junior Program: Tech Detective

Saturday March 8
10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Do you have what it takes to be a Tech Detective? Juniors begin by sharpening their observation skills through brain challenging puzzles.  Next, they learn how to obtain and analyze fingerprints from a crime scene. Finally, Juniors learn about DNA-what it is, what it does, and how it helps solve crimes.  They then get to perform an experiment to extract real DNA!

Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
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Girl Scouts Junior Program: Amusement Innovator

Girl Scouts Junior Program: Amusement Innovator

Saturday March 8
10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Are you ready to design your own entertainment company? Juniors begin by learning about classic animation styles and then get to animate their own artwork.  Next, they build prototypes of rollercoasters while learning the science behind the screams.  Finally, Juniors make custom 3-D glasses and learn how to make their own 3-D images!

Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Saturday March 8
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
Girl Scout Junior Program: Tech Detective

Girl Scout Junior Program: Tech Detective

Saturday March 8
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Do you have what it takes to be a Tech Detective? Juniors begin by sharpening their observation skills through brain challenging puzzles.  Next, they learn how to obtain and analyze fingerprints from a crime scene. Finally, Juniors learn about DNA-what it is, what it does, and how it helps solve crimes.  They then get to perform an experiment to extract real DNA!

Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
 
 
Girl Scouts Junior Program: Amusement Innovator

Girl Scouts Junior Program: Amusement Innovator

Saturday March 8
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Are you ready to design your own entertainment company? Juniors begin by learning about classic animation styles and then get to animate their own artwork.  Next, they build prototypes of rollercoasters while learning the science behind the screams.  Finally, Juniors make custom 3-D glasses and learn how to make their own 3-D images!

Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Sunday March 9
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Monday March 10
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Tuesday March 11
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Wednesday March 12
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Thursday March 13
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Friday March 14
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Saturday March 15
10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/

Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Programs
 
 
Girl Scouts Cadette Program: Special Agent

Girl Scouts Cadette Program: Special Agent

Saturday March 15
10:00 am to 12:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
In this program, Cadettes will try on the many hats of a Special Agent! To begin, Cadettes will investigate the investigation techniques of a fingerprint analyst by analyzing and comparing fingerprints.  Next, they will practice the art of forensic drawing by sketching a “suspect” as described by a “key witness.”  Finally, Cadettes try their hands at forensic chemistry to identify an ink stain found at a crime scene.
 
Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Saturday March 15
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
Girl Scouts Brownie Program: Home Scientist

Girl Scouts Brownie Program: Home Scientist

Saturday March 15
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 
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Science is all around us! Brownies begin by exploring the “hair-raising” properties of static electricity through everyday objects such as balloons and Ping-Pong balls. Next, they will make something bubble up using every day pantry items to inflate a balloon.  Finally, Brownies will learn how science can be used to make toys by making their very own silly putty! 
 
Online ticket purchasing is not currently available for this program.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please call our Group Reservations specialists at 1 (408) 294-8324 and press option 3.
Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Sunday March 16
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Monday March 17
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Tuesday March 18
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Wednesday March 19
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Thursday March 20
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Friday March 21
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Saturday March 22
10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/

Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Saturday March 22
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Sunday March 23
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
Beta Jam: Benesse

Beta Jam: Benesse

Sunday March 23
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Get a sneak peak at some of the newest education technology tools. Join us in The Tech Studio as some of the Bay Area's edtech startups are invited to showcase their products. Experience the latest products and share your feedback directly with the innovators. Beta Jams are free with museum admission.
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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Monday March 24
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Tuesday March 25
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Wednesday March 26
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Thursday March 27
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
Beta Jam: Benesse

Beta Jam: Benesse

Thursday March 27
11:00 am to 2:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
Get a sneak peak at some of the newest education technology tools. Join us in The Tech Studio as some of the Bay Area's edtech startups are invited to showcase their products. Experience the latest products and share your feedback directly with the innovators. Beta Jams are free with museum admission.
Learning
 
 
The Tech Connects: Silicon Valley Reads presentation

The Tech Connects: Silicon Valley Reads presentation

Thursday March 27
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm 
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Unintended Consequences: Is Too Much Information,Too Fast, Too Much of a Good Thing?
Moderated by Barbara Marshman, Editorial Page Editor of the Mercury News
 
Co-sponsored by The Tech Museum of Innovation and the Commonwealth Club
 
Finding and reading a book takes time. Leaping from one website to another can be done in seconds. This panel will discuss the advantages and dangers of the digital information revolution.
 
Panelists are:
Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
Marilyn Walker, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor of Computer Science and head of the Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab in the Baskin’s School of Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz, who is leading a large research project on dialogue in online forums and social media.
Zack Lynch, Founder and Executive Director of the Neurotechnology Industry Organization, author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World, and developer of Kidstar, a play time limit reward system app for iDevices
Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Friday March 28
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Saturday March 29
10:00 am to 4:00 pm 
imax/presentations/

Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Programs
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Saturday March 29
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Sunday March 30
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
imax/presentations/
IMAX
 
 
The Tech Challenge Test Trials

The Tech Challenge Test Trials

Sunday March 30
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm 
imax/presentations/
Test Trials provide teams with the opportunity to test their device in a simulated competitive environment. During the trials, teams are allowed to test their device on an actual rig used on event day. Volunteer judges are on hand to help simulate the competition and assist in the learning process.

Due to the overwhelming demand for Test Trials, please sign up for a specific time slot to use the rigs.  
Walk-ins are welcome if space permits.

Times

Session 1: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open drop in: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater

Monday March 31
10:00 am to 8:00 pm 
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IMAX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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