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Discovery Cube Los Angeles, located in Sylmar, is an engaging science center dedicated to inspiring and educating young minds through hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. The center offers visitors an opportunity to explore a variety of scientific concepts and environmental issues in a fun and educational setting.
 

Historical Overview

  • Foundation: Discovery Cube Los Angeles opened its doors in 2014 as part of the Discovery Science Foundation's mission to inspire and educate young minds through engaging science-based exhibits and programs.
     

Key Features and Exhibits

  • Science of Hockey: This exhibit explores the physics, biology, and mathematics behind the sport of hockey. Visitors can engage in interactive activities that demonstrate the science of skating, shooting, and goalkeeping.
  • Eco Challenge: This exhibit encourages visitors to think about sustainability and environmental conservation. Interactive displays teach about recycling, waste management, and water conservation, offering practical tips for reducing environmental impact.
  • Discovery Market: A simulated grocery store where children can learn about nutrition, healthy eating, and the journey of food from farm to table. This hands-on exhibit emphasizes the importance of making informed food choices.
  • Inspector Training Course: This interactive exhibit allows children to become building inspectors, learning about the science and engineering principles behind safe and sustainable construction. Participants can engage in activities that highlight energy efficiency, structural integrity, and safety.
  • Helicopter Tour: An immersive exhibit where visitors can experience a simulated helicopter ride over Southern California, learning about the region's geography, weather patterns, and natural resources.
  • Rocket Lab: This exhibit offers an introduction to rocketry and space science. Visitors can build and launch their own model rockets, learning about aerodynamics, propulsion, and space exploration.

 

Visiting Tips for Families

  • Plan Ahead: Check the Discovery Cube Los Angeles’ website for current exhibits, special events, and educational programs to make the most of your visit.
  • Dress Comfortably: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking around the center and participating in hands-on activities.
  • Bring Essentials: Pack water and snacks, as the center offers areas where you can rest and enjoy a snack.
  • Engage with Staff: Utilize the knowledgeable staff and volunteers who can provide insights and answer questions about the exhibits and programs.
  • Participate in Activities: Encourage children to participate in the interactive exhibits and family programs for an educational and memorable experience.

 

By visiting Discovery Cube Los Angeles, families can immerse themselves in the world of science and technology, explore interactive exhibits, and learn about important environmental and scientific concepts. The center provides a dynamic and educational environment that inspires curiosity, creativity, and a lifelong love of learning in children and visitors of all ages.

 

Educator Package: Includes educational resources, interactive project ideas, trip organization, direct experiential opportunities to help better connect the experience with your students and complimentary chaperone ticket. Does not include student ticket.

 

Student Package: Includes engaging pre and post educational visit activities, trip organization and student ticket.

Discovery Cube of Los Angeles

PriceFrom $25.00
  • Please use the information on this page (package type, venue name, price, etc.) to submit an order request with your school. Once your order is approved, your school will forward the request to us. We will then reach out to you with instructions on how to finalize your trip details and access accompanying resources. Once finalized, you will receive your e-tickets and any additional materials directly to your inbox within 1-3 business days. If you don't see our email(s), please check your spam folder prior to contacting us.

     

    To ensure a smooth process, it is generally recommended to submit your order with your school AT LEAST 10 business days prior to your trip date, unless you are booking a venue that requires more advanced planning. *Please be mindful of your school's processing times and plan accordingly.

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