October 2022

SUE: The T. rex Experience | Opens October 1

Uncover the mysteries about the life of this fearsome fossil in our upcoming exhibit, SUE: The T. rex Experience. Get to know the most complete, best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever found in this immersive experience.

Activate all your senses to truly become a part of SUE’s world: Take a whiff of the dinosaur’s putrid breath, watch SUE tromp through the Late Cretaceous forest, feel the texture of dinosaur skin, hear the subsonic rumble of a T. rex roar, and so much more!

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SUE: The T. rex Experience is presented by PNC Bank with additional support from the Michigan Arts & Culture Council.

SUE: The T. rex Experience was organized by the Field Museum and is part of the Griffin Dinosaur Experience, made possible by the generous support of the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund.

Women Rock Science | October 12 | 6:00 - 9:00pm

There is still time to get your tickets to this year’s 5th annual Women Rock Science gala. Join us 💥in-person💥for a night that celebrates women making impactful contributions to the STEAM industry. Proceeds from the fundraiser help support STEAM education programs in underserved communities in Michigan. Don’t miss your chance to make a difference. Sponsorship opportunities are also still available.

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Women in Science Speaker Series | October 20 | 7:00pm

Please Join us for our new Women Rock Science Speaker Series, supported in part by funds raised through Women Rock Science. Join Dr. Laura E. Wilson as she uncovers marine ecosystems during the age of Dinosaurs.

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Halloween Science | October 22 & 23

Experience the spirit of Halloween with us when Halloween Science returns to the Institute on October 22 and 23. The entire family will enjoy Halloween-themed activities, seeing pumpkins launched from our three-ton trebuchet, and experiencing a 1,000,000 volt Tesla coil demo in our auditorium! Cider and donuts will be available for purchase in Reflections Café. Costumes are welcome!

Pre-registration is not required, and all activities are FREE with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

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The 77th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show | October 7 - 9 

Join us for our 77th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show October 7 - 9, 2022. When you attend the show, you will not only have the chance to experience an assortment of minerals, but so much more! Including:

💎 Hands-on kids activities such as panning for real gold and digging for fossils 

💎 FREE lectures from mineral and fossil experts

💎 Daily door prizes of fossils, minerals, and yooperlites

💎 40 display exhibits from museums and high-end collectors

💎 And more!

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This year’s show will be held Oct. 7 – 9 at Macomb Community College South Campus/Expo Center at 14500 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren, Mich.

FREE Book Club

Calling all Sci-Fi fans! You won't want to miss joining our upcoming FREE virtual book club this season with the Institute of Science! Sci-Fi author Danielle DiFalco  is our host for what's sure to be a series of engaging and entertaining book club discussions on a few of her favorite picks and a few the group decides together.

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Paleo Podcast

Check out our new podcast! Learn about all things dinosaur and paleontology from our resident dinosaur expert, Tim Urban, and the Institute’s Curator of Earth and Space Sciences, Dr. Andrew Gangidine.

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