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2017 Philadelphia Science Festival

6ABC Online | Weekend action: Events happening around the region -- April 21-23
The weather is nice, and the events around the city are even nicer. Here's a look at what's going down around the region this weekend. Old City adds some history Philadelphia's...
Geekadelphia | Philadelphia Science Festival: Gross Anatomy Is About to Give You the Sex-Ed Class...
The Philadelphia Science isn't just for kids. There are tons of events that are for adults only. Especially their Gross Anatomy show that will be discussing the topic of sex....
CBS3 Eyewitness News | Philadelphia Science Festival, Featuring Mickey Maley
Geekadelphia | Philadelphia Science Festival Presents Science on Tap, Un-tapped: Scientific Malarkey
Did you know that there exists a massive nebula 58 quadrillion miles away filled with enough alcohol to serve the people of this Earth about 300,000 pints a day for one billion...
Philadelphia Magazine | Celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival with Bar Crawls, Explosives,...
How to eat and drink your way through this year's Philadelphia Science Festival Listen up, nerds. If there's one thing we love here at Foobooz World HQ, it's food. But after...
Uwishunu | The 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival Kicks Off Friday, April 21
Photo courtesy Philadelphia Science Festival Geek out at dozens of awesome events citywide for nine straight days... Ready to get your nerd on? The science-sational Philadelphia... | Boom! Franklin Institute fires off rockets to preview Philly Science Festival
Joe Talento gave an explosive preview of the 7th annual Philadelphia Science Festival, firing plastic bottle rockets from the front steps of the Franklin Institute. - Tom Avril,...
CBS Philly | Franklin Institute Hosts Preview For Philadelphia Science Festival
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Franklin Institute hosted a preview on Friday afternoon for this year's Philadelphia Science Festival, which kicks off in one week. The 7th Annual...
NBC 10 News | Philadelphia Science Festival Preview
KYW Newsradio 1060 | PSF Preview, Interview with Derrick Pitts
KYW Newsradio 1060 | PSF Preview, Interview with Ellen Trappey
KYW Newsradio 1060 | PSF Preview, Interview with Gerri Trooskin
CBS3 Eyewitness News | Philadelphia Science Festival Preview
Philly Mag | Now You Can Go to Beer College in Philly
The crews from Yards, Saint Benjamin and the USciences brewing program are getting together to chat and drink with you at Clarkville. Until recently, getting into the beer... | At Penn, student teachers fight anti-science fake news
Confronted with vaccine skeptics and global-warming deniers in the public forum, what's a science teacher to do? A Penn professor tells rookies: Teach children to evaluate data...


Philadelphia Business Journal | How millennials can become the next generation of givers
Perhaps nothing is more symbolic of old, monied Philadelphia than the Franklin Institute, established in 1824. Its stately, columned 83-year-old home on the Benjamin Franklin...
Spoke | 'CuriosityStream' Original Film Presents Cosmic Road Trip Across the Solar System in...
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to hit the road with former International Space Station Commander Colonel Chris Hadfield on an incredible up-close...
NBC 10 News | Dia Del Nino Event at The Franklin Institute
NBC10 | Photos: Día del Niño 2017
The following is a recap, through pictures, of the 9th celebration of Día del Niño 2017 at the Franklin Institute, held Saturday April 1st.
CBS3 | Ronald McDonald House Charities Telethon Special, Featuring Derrick Pitts
NBC10 | Dia Del Nino at The Franklin Institute
NBC 10 News | Dia Del Nino
Popular Science | The 10 best science images, videos, and visualizations of the year
We are all too aware of how hard it can be to explain science. Describing concepts, theories, processes, and phenomena use up a lot of words-and even after careful consideration...
Jewish Exponent | The Big Splurge Some Ideas for Making an Event Splash
By Peter Key Outdoor weddings can be beautiful. But they also can be at the mercy of the weather. If you're willing to shell out a few shekels, however, you can get married... | 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival to feature over 80 events, massive carnival
The Philadelphia Science Festival's massive outdoor carnival will return on Saturday, April 29, to the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. As a buildup to the carnival, venues across...

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