Science of Gingerbread

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Science of Gingerbread 5th Anniversary at Discovery Science Center


SANTA ANA, Calif. – November 2010 – Holidays are sweet at Taco Bell Discovery Science Center’s Science of Gingerbread, November 26, 2010 – January 2, 2011. Discovery Science Center is proud to celebrate the 5th anniversary of this favorite holiday exhibit. You can smell the gingerbread in the air!

The Science of Gingerbread features hands-on food science activities, interactive learning stations, model trains and over 100 gingerbread houses.

New this year, weekends at Discovery Science Center will feature cookie decorating demonstrations, special guest speakers, stage shows and visits from Santa.

Cookie decorating: Every weekend, daily Dec 20-24.

Visits from Santa: Every weekend, daily Dec 20-30.

In 2009, Science of Gingerbread featured over 100 gingerbread houses on display submitted by local families, corporations and schools.

There is still time for corporations, families and groups to submit their own gingerbread creation! The deadline to enter is Nov. 29, 2010. Creations can be dropped off anytime during operating hours at Discovery Science Center. Please visit our site for entry details and competition categories. All entries will be on display during the length of The Science of Gingerbread from Nov. 26 – Jan 2.

Let’s play Railway is back! Get your engineers cap ready! A giant replica of BRIO’s famous wooden toy Engine, Cattle Wagon and Caboose makes pretend time fun. Play train conductor, milk a cow, and drive the caboose! Special guests from the Orange County Train Club will be showing off their model train collection.

About Discovery Science Center

Orange County’s only Smithsonian Affiliate. Walk through the belly of a giant dinosaur in Dino Quest, feel the winds of a hurricane in a simulator and gear up for flying pucks in The Science of Hockey, and blast off with our newest permanent exhibit, Boeing Rocket Lab. Hundreds of thousands of students and families experience science, Southern California-style at Taco Bell Discovery Science Center each year. What will you discover?

Located at 2500 N. Main St. in Santa Ana, Calif., Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. For more information on annual memberships, group rates, special events, teacher workshops, sleepovers and more, call 714-542-CUBE or visit us online: