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Itís a HOT topic!
Global Warming Summer Eco-Education Series with Physical Scientist Hiram Bleecker will take place at the Museum of Discovery and Science this summer.


May 30, 2007 Fort Lauderdale Ė Join the Museumís resident physical scientist, Hiram Bleecker, for continental breakfast while learning about the very important issues regarding climate change. Explore the facts and myths about global warming through this special three session summer eco-education series June 23, July 14 & 28, 2007.

Saturday, June 23, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. Ė Noon
Understanding the Global Warming Disruption Question

Saturday, July 14, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. - Noon
What we know and donít know about Global Warming

Saturday, July 28, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Alternative Energy Sources: Real or Hype?

Hiram Bleecker, retired professor of physics and the Museum of Discovery and Scienceís resident Physical Scientist, presents his views on climate change in an extraordinary program for Museum visitors. Bleecker, who has been with the Museum of Discovery and Science for nearly 13 years, will educate the public and teach a series of programs that focus on the hot topic, Global Warming. "No single change is going to solve the problem; itís a combination of everything together," Bleecker said. "We need to encourage our government, and other governments around the world, that global warming is a worldwide problem."

The presentations are included in Museum admission and are free for Museum members. To purchase tickets in advance call 954.713.0930.

ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE

The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is to provide experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science for children and adults through exhibits, programs and films. Founded in 1976 as The Discovery Center, the nonprofit facility serves approximately 400,000 visitors annually. Major operational support for the Museum is provided through generous support by Leadership Guild members including: City Furniture, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Sun-Sentinel and Wachovia.

The Museum is open seven days a week, 365 days a year; Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. with extended IMAXģ hours most evenings.

ABOUT THE BLOCKBUSTER® IMAX® THEATER

The Blockbuster® IMAX® Theater-owned and operated by the Museum of Discovery and Science, opened in 1992. The 300-seat theater is a showcase of state-of-the-art motion picture technology. The Blockbuster® IMAX®Theater features a 60 ft. x 80 ft. screen and a 15,000 watt digital sound system that delivers six discrete channels of clear sound through 42 speakers. The IMAX® projectorís 15,000 watt Xenon bulb projects images of unsurpassed brilliance and clarity onto the five-story-high screen. Both 2D and 3D films are shown in the theater. 3D films are viewed using electronic headsets. The IMAX® experience is an unparalleled fusion of sight and sound. For show times, visitors should call 954.463.IMAX (4629).

Media Contact: Jody Ligas 954.713.0904 or Theresa Waldron 954.713.0901


 

 
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