Night Lab: Improv Food Fight

Looking for exotic new recipes to try out during the holiday season? Wondering about the best exercise routine to help manage the deluge of holiday party food? Then this isn’t the event for you. But if you like your meals with a side of humor, join us for a night of food-filled comedy! Improv squads LatinX …

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LabX @ DX: A Fresh Taste – Oct. 26

Join LabX in collaboration with Dance Exchange for an evening of performances and conversations to help us gain a better understanding of the food we eat everyday. Experience food-themed songs, spoken-word, and comedy performances alongside interactive conversations with experts in the fields of social equity, sustainable diets, food waste, and GMOs. Fri, October 26, 2018 7:00 PM – …

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Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar…

Two scientists walk into a bar… What sounds like the beginning of a rather bad joke is actually a fun program created by the Fleet Science Center in San Diego that LabX brought to DC on October 11th! During Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar®, local scientists enjoyed something we all appreciate: a good conversation …

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Hurricane Harvey flooding

A Year after Hurricane Harvey, Educators help build Disaster Resilience

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in the Houston metropolitan area. Tied with Hurricane Katrina (2005) as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, this Category 4 storm dropped as much as 60 inches of rain and caused $125 billion in damage. Deb Hill, Secondary Science Coordinator at the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) located just outside …

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Night Lab: Summer Cinema – July 19

Boy, we had a summer movie for you! We had food trucks, hands-on activities, and an outdoor screening of the original Westworld. Before Ed Harris was The Man in Black, Yul Brynner was The Gunslinger in Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi/western hybrid about a futuristic theme park populated by androids. Starting at 7:30pm people went inside …

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Two Scientists Walk into a Bar…

In June, LabX staff attended the Science Events Summit in St. Petersburg, FL where they first heard about the Fleet Science Center’s Two Scientists Walk into a Bar ® program. The program, which perhaps sounds like the beginning of a rather bad joke, is actually a fun community program run for the last three years …

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Extreme Event: Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District

In May 2018, LabX staff traveled to Cypress, TX to bring the Extreme Event game to science and social studies teachers of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD). CFISD’s mission is to maximize every student’s potential through rigorous and relevant learning experiences preparing students to be 21st-century global leaders. It carries out this mission in …

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