Awe-Inspiring Laser Shows at the Adventure Science Center in Tennessee

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Adventure Science Center
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As a Realtor for Keller Williams, Roxanna Anspach Devlin helps families buy and sell homes. Also a dedicated community member, Roxanna Devlin supports the Adventure Science Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Adventure Science Center is home to enriching and fun activities for learners of all ages. It is also the home of the Sudekum Planetarium, which allows children and adults alike to explore the universe without leaving Nashville. From constellations and planets to black holes, the planetarium offers all manner of educational shows and exhibits.

Because it has so many programs to offer, the Sudekum Planetarium often holds special after-hours shows. Educational shows for a younger audience include Skies Over Nashville and Once and Future Cities. Others, targeted toward adults, provide a completely different experiences.

Through the planetarium’s laser light shows, music lovers can enjoy some of the greatest pop and rock acts of all time. The planetarium hosts musical experiences ranging from laser Johnny Cash to laser Michael Jackson.

Nashville’s Adventure Science Center Prepares for 2017 Solar Eclipse

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Adventure Science Center
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Keller Williams Realtor Roxanna Anspach Devlin helps Nashville, Tennessee-area buyers find the home, condo, or investment property of their dreams. An active member of her local community, Roxanna Devlin also supports organizations like Adventure Science Center.

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Adventure Science Center offers hundreds of fun and engaging scientific exhibits and activities for scholars of all ages. The nonprofit organization focuses on biology, physics, earth sciences, and space. It also encourages listening and mindfulness as visitors explore their curiosity across 44,000 square feet of exhibits.

Adventure Science Center is already gearing up for the 2017 solar eclipse, which will occur on August 21. In a historic astronomical event, this will be the first total solar eclipse to be visible across the entire nation since 1918. Nashville is especially fortunate, as the city is perfectly positioned for a great view.

Tennessee-area residents who would like to connect with Adventure Science Center for eclipse-related news and activities can keep in touch on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NashvilleEclipse2017.

Adventure Science Center’s Annual Mini Maker Faire Set for September

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Adventure Science Center
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Nashville, Tennessee resident Roxanna Anspach Devlin serves as a realtor for Keller Williams Realty and provides buyer representation services for transactions involving single family homes, condos, investment properties, and new luxury homes. Outside of her professional commitments, Roxanna Devlin supports numerous community organizations and has previously served on the board of directors for the Adventure Science Center.

In September 2016, the Adventure Science Center will host its annual Nashville Mini Maker Faire. Celebrating dreamers, innovators, tinkerers, and other science and technology makers, the Mini Maker Faire serves as a community show-and-tell and science fair that highlights local projects and talents. The family-friendly event will showcase a variety of projects, inventions, and do-it-yourself skills, and it enables inventors of all ages to share their learning experiences.

Makers come from a diverse array of backgrounds and range from crafters and garage tinkerers to scientists and tech enthusiasts. Originally launched in 2005, the Maker Faire operates with the goal of entertaining, informing, connecting, and growing the community.

Admission to the Mini Maker Faire costs $5 for adults and $2 for youths aged 18 and below. The event will take place outside the Science Center regardless of weather conditions and food trucks will be available onsite.

Guests may park at the Greer Stadium parking lot and access free shuttle services, although a limited number of additional spaces will be provided at the Science Center on a first-come, first-served basis for guests with disabilities.

The Nashville Mini Maker Fair will take place on September 17, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To learn more, visit adventuresci.org/events/event/nashville-mini-maker-faire-2.

The Adventure Science Center’s Judith Payne Turner Theatre

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Adventure Science Center
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A Realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Nashville, Tennessee, Roxanna Anspach Devlin represents buyers of single family homes and condominiums. Beyond her work in real estate, Roxanna Devlin spent two terms as a board member of the Adventure Science Center.

Featuring over 170 hands-on exhibits that focus on everything from visual perception and space to biology and earth science, the Adventure Science Center in Nashville is committed to helping people discover a love for science. One of the center’s many activities is the Judith Payne Turner Theatre located beneath the 63-foot dome of the Sudekum Planetarium. The theater presents a variety of shows the teach attendees about various topics relating to space. Some of the theater’s shows have included Skies over Nashville, through which viewers learn about locating constellations, and STARS, which teaches viewers how stars are born and how they die.

The Sudekum Planetarium’s Judith Payne Turner Theatre features day shows during the week and evening shows during the second Saturday of each month. The theater is occasionally closed on Mondays and only runs a few shows a day. During daytime shows, viewers must purchase both general admission to the Adventure Science Center and a planetarium show ticket. Most evening and laser shows do not require general admission.

Adventure Science Center Launches Science in Motion Outreach Program

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Adventure Science Center
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Since 2012, Roxanna Anspach Devlin has served as a realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to her professional activities, Roxanna Devlin has supported several local nonprofit groups over the years, including the Adventure Science Center.

The Adventure Science Center recently launched Science in Motion, an outreach program that brings fun and informative science experiences to communities throughout middle Tennessee and surrounding states. As part of the launch, the organization unveiled its Science in Motion outreach vehicle, which features the new Adventure Science Center logo and eye-catching graphics of students taking part in science-based learning activities.

An Equinox SUV donated by a local automotive dealership will enable Science Center staff to expand their outreach efforts and deliver enhanced programs to the organizations they serve. Currently, Science in Motion programs, including STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) labs and science assemblies, are held in schools, libraries, and other community organizations across Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama. For more information, visit www.adventuresci.org.

Adventure Science Center’s Science Explorers Club

A realtor by profession, Roxanna Anspach Devlin spends her free time away from work volunteering in the community. Roxanna Devlin has served on the boards of both the Nashville Children’s Theatre and Adventure Science Center.

A not-for-profit organization in Nashville, the Adventure Science Center was established in 1945 and features nearly 200 interactive exhibits that encourage hands-on exploration in various areas of science. The center’s programs and special events draw in more than 300,000 visitors each year.

One of the Adventure Science Center’s programs, the Science Explorers Club, invites young scientists between the ages of 12 and 14 to join in on the construction and programming of a LEGO Mindstorms EV3. The building of the robot, which features touch, color, and infrared sensors, helps shape practical machine-building skills and knowledge of participants. The fee to participate is $120 and $150 for members and nonmembers, respectively.

To learn more about the many programs offered at the Adventure Science Center, please visit http://www.adventuresci.com.