Science of Creepy
This is last year’s event – find information about Dead or Alive 2019 at NYSCI here.
Join us for an afternoon of exploring the science of creepy. Make your own fake vial of blood, become a zombie while learning about biological simulations, and create a real habitat for a fake creature. Do it all, while listening to live music!
Prizes will be handed out for those who come in costume.
All activities are free with NYSCI admission.
1 – 5 pm
Enjoy live bands curated by Honk NYC.
In this drop-in workshop, create a costume using an array of tools and fun materials at your disposal.
Fake Blood (1 pm – 3 pm)
Make and take your own vial of fake blood.
DIY Prosthetic Wounds (3 pm – 5pm)
Construct your own prosthetic wounds (with a chocolate-y recipe that’s scary and delicious).
Dowels and Cobwebs
Build spooky sculptures you can stand inside with dowels and rubber bands.
Create your own unique inflatable creature with Design Lab in our haunted Treehouse.
Create instruments to make spooky sounds using everyday materials and electronics.
Take on the role of a scientist who is helping the “Center for Calamity Control” simulate a zombie outbreak.
3 pm – Halloween Phases of Matter Demonstrations
Learn about the phases of matter (with a Halloween twist!) from the NYSCI Explainers.
3:30 pm – Pumpkin Chucking
Watch our catapult, Chuck, toss pumpkins in the air.