Teacher STEM Open House

November 3rd, 2017 4:00pm - 9:00pm

**Please note the new TIME**

Join us for an out-of-this-world Teachers Night Out at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! 

Visit the largest aquarium from Miami to Orlando, take a behind the scenes tour of the state-of-the-art zoo animal hospital, participate in live science and animal demonstrations and build, tinker and explore activities in our Science Showcase area. Professional Development points available through the Palm Beach County School District.

This is a FREE event for K-12 teachers in Palm Beach County. All participants must register below.


  • Interactive STEM Professional Development Workshops 

  • Explore the new Astronaut exhibit and meet actual Astronaut, Robert Crippen!

  • Delicious Food Trucks 

  • Cocktail Hour with Stargazing in the Observatory

  • Liquid Nitrogen Merlot Ice Cream Demonstrations


We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker, Astronaut and Pilot from the first space shuttle flight, Robert Crippen! Mr. Crippen is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and former astronaut for the United States Department of Defense and for NASA. He was the Pilot of the first Space Shuttle flight and flew three more missions as Commander. He also received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. Join us for a special presentation from Mr. Crippen and a meet and greet session afterwards


STEM Professional Development Workshops will include: 

Learn Green Institute, Palm Beach Zoo behind-the-scenes animal hospital tours, and more!


Schedule of events:

  • Teachers check-in at 4pm, visit food trucks, and explore a STEM Expo throughout the Science Center

  • Keynote Speaker, Astronaut Robert Crippen Presentation at 5pm (Limited seating available. Arrive early to reserve a seat)

  • Professional Development Workshops from 5-8pm

  • Cocktail Hour with Stargazing in the Observatory and other live Science Demos from 8-9pm


Registration is required and will close on November 1st at 5pm. To register, add the quantity of participants to the cart below and continue with the checkout process. Even though the event is free, we are still requiring online registration. Once your registration goes through, your name will automatically be added to our will call list. You do not need to print tickets or take any other action. 

Questions? Call (561) 832-2026 or email programs@sfsciencecenter.org