Jessica Fuselier: Get a Science Lesson this Summer at Discovery Cube!

There’s a ton of fun to be had at the Discovery Cube Los Angeles this Summer. Bonus: each time you’ll go, you family is sure to get a healthy dose of education. We visited the Cube recently and spent the day laughing and learning with some friends. Exciting news: Just in time for summer, there are two new exhibits just waiting to be explored.
It’s a cool way to spend a hot day, so schedule your summer play dates now!Discovery-Cube-Los-Angeles-Summer

Dora and Diego: Let’s Explore – May 28 – September 18, 2016
If you have a Dora or Diego fan in your house then they are going to love this new exhibit! Bring your preschoolers to a place where they will feel right at home, located in the Early Learning Zone. (For the 5 and under guests) It was great to visit with old friends like Boots, Benny, Tico and even Swiper. This is an an experience for the younger set of explorers.
Children will get to Journey to the Purple Planet on the Rocket Ship, see Tico’s Nutty Forest and ride in his car, walk through Isa’s Flowery Garden, sail on Pirate Piggies’ Ship, trek through the Rainforest Maze, and help save animals at the Animal Rescue Center. Make sure to meet Dora and get a photo (or selfie) with her before you go.
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Speed: Science of Motion  May 28 – September 11, 2016
Put the petal to the metal and get down to the Discovery Cube this summer to experience Speed: Science of Motion. If cars are what you’re into this fast paced exhibit is perfect speed for you. There is so much to learn at this high-octane display filled with hands-on action Go from zero to sixty instantly where you don’t have to hit the brakes! Learn all about the cutting edge technology and science behind professional motor sports. We raced cars at the race track, changed tires at the workshop, built engines at the fitness center, and competed in virtual racing. All signs point point to go at the Speed: Science of Motion exhibit all summer long!
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‘Science is my Thing’ Summer Camp

Did you know that you can send your kids to Discovery Cube for Summer Camp? Visit Discovery Cube LA in order to take advantage of all that their exhibits have to offer! For ages 7-10 it’s the perfect way to submerge your child in a fun filled week of science. This year’s theme is “Science Is My Thing.” For future inventors and scientists alike it’s a great way to encourage young minds. You can enroll if you’re a member or not.

2016 Summer Camp Dates: 
7/11-7/15, 7/18-7/22 7/25-7/29, 8/1-8/5
Times: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Price: $190

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Jessica Fuselier: Planetary Research Station at Discovery Cube!

Come research the planet at the Planetary Research Station, where science matters at Discovery Cube Los Angeles!

We are lovers of science in our house. When our family visits the Discovery Cube Los Angeles, I know that my child is going to get exciting, hands-on learning at a museum that’s packed with fun exhibits. They kids can run around and touch everything, do experiments, watch informative videos and participate in really cool activities!

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Today I’m going to focus on one exhibit in particular. Planetary Research Station is a great place to sit down, relax and learn a little something about how to help our planet. The display is a huge globe that is suspended in mid-air. This unique view of earth, is sure to catch your child’s eye. Take a journey of our world at this interactive attraction, to learn about changing weather patterns, air quality, climate change, and what we can all do to make a difference.

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Global warming is a real thing and it’s important to talk to our kids about it. Not just that it’s an issue, but how they can do their part to help out our world. If everyone around the world did a little bit extra to conserve resources and keep our air clean, it would add up to a giant effect. It’s nice to know that the Discovery Cube is doing their part to educate the public, especially children on what they can do to help the earth.

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There are many simple ways to encourage your family to make conservation a way of life.
Saving electricity – Turn the lights off when you leave the room.
Water conservation – Turn the water off when you are brushing your teeth and take shorter showers.
Recycling – Sort out your trash and recycle into bins labeled, plastic, paper and recycle.
Ride sharing – Carpool to school, the park or even to your next trip to The Cube. Take your bike when doing local errands around your community.
Get the conversation started in your home!

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So make sure that next time you visit Discovery Cube, you stop in at the Planetary Research Station. Spark the curiosity within your children and turn them into crusaders for our planet! Our future earth will thank you!

Jessica Fuselier: Impossible Science Lab at Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Impossible Science Lab at Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Question the Impossible Through Science…IMPOSSIBLE SCIENCE LAB at Discovery Cube Los Angeles
After art, my daughter’s favorite subject in school is Science. As a Discovery Cube Mom Ambassador I was excited to hear that there was an Impossible Science exhibit coming to Discovery Cube LA. What seems impossible is actually part illusion and part science.
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It’s really neat to watch your kids get such hands-on experience and see their curiosity spark. They can trymultiple science experiments all set up just for them with laser beams, balloons, beakers, bubbles, and more. Are you ready to challenge their mind (and yours) at The Cube this Spring Break? All the fun with none of the cleanup!
Test your hypothesis on these cool stations:
Make Square Bubbles
Bend the Light
Laser Microscope 
Balloon Bed of Nails

Explore Levitation 
Walk on Water  
Invisible Glass

Tinsel Balloon Levitation
Bernoulli Ping Pong
 Penny Battery 

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We had a great time at Discovery Cube and spent most of our time in the Impossible Science Lab. It’s the perfect family outing for Spring Break! The Impossible Science Lab going on now through March 19 through March 27, 2016. It’s available daily from 11:00am to 4:00pm only at Discovery Cube Los Angeles and is included in general admission.
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Check out some other posts that may interest you about The Cube:
Helicopter Tours
Bean Sprouts Cafe 
Summer Playdate 
The Science of Gingerbread
Noon Years Eve
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Admission: 
Grand Opening Price of $10 per ticket extended until April 30, 2016.
(Children 2 and under free.)
Annual Memberships are available.
Tickets to 4D movies cost extra.
Address: 
11800 Foothill Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
Hours: 
Open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 5pm
(not open on Thanksgiving or Christmas)
Follow Discovery Cube LA on Social Media:
Instagram: DiscoveryCubeLA

Facebook: DiscoveryCubeLA

See you at the Cube!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. As a member of Discovery Cube Mom Ambassadors, my family and I get free admission to The Cube to review and attend events. The thoughts and opinions shared on this blog are 100% fresh and 100% mine.

Jessica Fuselier: Helicopter Tour at Discovery Cube Los Angeles: Now Boarding!

Jessica Fuselier: Helicopter Tour at Discovery Cube Los Angeles: Now Boarding!


NOW BOARDING!

Grab your friends and hold on tight because you are about to take a helicopter simulator ride through the Los Angeles skies – no boarding pass required! Soar over the L.A. Aqueduct, then get ready because you will also dive beneath the city to get an up-close look at the vast water system below. This adventure takes it’s passengers through the water treatment showing the entire process start to finish. The Helicopter Tour exhibit really teaches young people that we can keep our water safe and sustainable for years to come, but they will need to be involved. It’s more education through play for kids which is what the Discovery Cube Los Angeles specializes in! So climb aboard and get ready to learn.

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WATER TREATMENT

Have you ever wondered what happens with our cities water and how it transforms into drinking water that comes out of our faucets? 600 million gallons of water from the Los Angeles and California Aqueducts are treated daily at the Los Angeles Filtration Plant in Sylmar, CA. Water flows into the filtration plant by gravity and is treated through several processes that disinfect it, making it safe to drink. Once the water exits the filtration plant, it is transported through underground pipes to homes and businesses where it is enjoyed as pure, clean, refreshing water from the tap.

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WATER SOURCES

Los Angeles residents receive water from a variety of sources. Most of the water travels from hundreds of miles away. I had no idea that over 50% of our water is from the California and the Colorado River aqueducts. With the remaining water coming from the Los Angeles aqueduct (36%), from groundwater (11%), and the last 1% is recycled water for non-drinking uses. The capture of stormwater is also being developed to expand our water sources.

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STORMWATER CAPTURE

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is busy enhancing the local water supply by capturing stormwater, improving dams, creating new and improved spreading grounds that replenish groundwater basins, and installing water infiltration systems, like swales and permeable pavement. You can help out in the process by using a rain barrel, installing permeable pavers, using California friendly plants, and by creating a bioswale.

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SCARCITY OF WATER

The city of Los Angeles receives about 15 inches of precipitation annually, this water source can drop to just 5 inches per year. That is why it’s so important to teach your children about the drought and what we can all do to help out. Here are some ways that your family can conserve water: Use a high-efficiency clothes washer, installing low-flow faucet aerator, fix leaky faucets and toilets, use rotating sprinklers, install a pool cover, turning off water while brushing your teeth, and replacing your lawn with faux turf or landscape that requires little to no watering. We are all part of the solution!

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Have you taken the Helicopter Tour yet?

Jessica Fuselier: Science of Gingerbread

Jessica Fuselier: Science of Gingerbread


The Science of Gingerbread
November 27, 2015 – January 3, 2016

When we’re not decking the halls we are usually going on fun family adventures that will warm our hearts during winter. I’m happy to tell you that there’s lots of festive things to do atDiscovery Cube Los Angeles to keep the kids active and educated during the holiday break, including the very popular, annual Science of Gingerbread exhibit. You’d be surprised to learn that there’s a lot more to gingerbread making than just mixing, pouring, and tasting… there’s science at work! (But tasting is probably my favorite part!)
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Participate in hands-on activities designed to bring families together at Discovery Cube LA’s Holiday Festival. Decorate and eat delicious holiday cookies, enjoy the ‘Science of Snow’ stage show, and much more! Plus check out award-winning gingerbread competition entries displayed throughout the Cube.
Meet Santa
Meet Santa Claus. Get photos of the kids while they sit upon Santa’s lap and tell him what they want for Christmas this year. Meet and Greet times are between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on the following dates:
November 27-29
December 5-6
December 12-13
December 19-24
Annual Gingerbread Competition
Do you make and decorate gingerbread houses with your family each year as a holiday tradition? We do and it’s something our kids look forward to every December! You may have an award winner on your hands and I’ve got just the place for you to enter your gingerbread masterpiece.
Discovery Cube Los Angeles proudly invites families to participate in its Annual Science of Gingerbread Competition. Local companies, schools, families and organizations are invited to build their own creations and enter into a competition. If you think you’ve got what it takes (and I’m sure you do) I encourage you to participate in this year’s competition.To participate in this year’s Annual Science of Gingerbread Competition, you must download, complete and submit this entry form by November 29:
http://la.discoverycube.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/2015-Gingerbread-Entry-Form-LA.pdfGingerbread drop off dates are November 21-November 29, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding November 26, 2015) Entries will be judged on December 2-3, 2015. Winners will be announced at the Gingerbread Awards Ceremony and notified by mail no later than December 11, 2015.
Award Categories: 
Best Holiday Theme
Best by an Organization
Best Youth 5 and Under
Best Youth ages 6-13
Best Youth Group/Classroom
Best by a Member of the Cube
Best Science Theme
People’s Choice
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Share your building experience by using #GingerbreadDC on Social Media. The best photos will be featured on the Discovery Cube Facebook Page.Admission:
Grand Opening Price of $10 per ticket extended until January 3, 2016.
(Children 2 and under free.)
Annual Memberships are available.
Tickets to 4D movies cost extra.Address:
11800 Foothill Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342Hours:
Open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 5pm
(not open on Thanksgiving or Christmas)

Follow Discovery Cube LA on Social Media:
Facebook: Discovery Cube LA
Twitter: @DiscoveryCubeLA
Instagram: DiscoveryCubeLA

See you at the Cube!
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Disclosure: This is a compensated post. As part of the Discovery Cube Mom Ambassadors, my family and I get free admission to The Cube to review and attend events. The thoughts and opinions shared on this blog are 100% fresh and 100% mine.

Jessica Fuselier: Bean Sprouts: Kid-Friendly Cafe at Discovery Cube Los Angeles


If you haven’t heard of BEAN SPROUTS, it’s making quite a name for itself. It’s an award winning, kid-friendly restaurant full of healthy and delicious eats for all ages. Creative presentations paired with wholesome ingredients sure to please even the pickiest eaters is what they are all about.

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The clever concept of Bean Sprouts was created by two moms (Shannon Seip and Kelly Parthen) in 2007, their philosophy was simple and brilliant “Spark my children’s appetite with yummy, good-for-you foods; and delight grown-ups with a happier mealtime.” With core values such as health, innovation, positivity and playfulness it’s a family business that gets it.
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I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Bean Sprouts inside Discovery Cube Los Angeles.
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It’s located on the right-hand side when you first walk into the Cube, making it easy to drop in for a snack before you start your day at the museum or to stop in for a meal before you leave. There’s also an organic expresso bar to help parents get that much needed boost of energy. YUM!Discovery-Cube-LA-Bean-Sprouts
As you walk up to the counter you’ll notice they have a special low counter just for kids, with the menu on display in photos for even the youngest guests to order. It’s one thing to have a kid’s menu, but Bean Sprouts makes it obvious that they actually cater to children. My picky eater found something she likes on the menu – a grilled cheese sandwich in the shape of a butterfly! YES! BEAN-SPROUTS-CAFE-KITCHEN
Everything on the menu is either organic, vegetarian, gluten-free or a combination of these. But not to worry, this nutritional food really does taste good. They are sensitive about food allergies and nearly any dietary need or allergy can be accommodated – just ask! They also use local providers as often as possible from produce suppliers to bakeries which is always nice to know. People in the community can feel good about supporting this local business.http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qs3OS3lJedg/VgC27fLdliI/AAAAAAAADk4/D2Zsgcu65Cc/s1600/Bean%2BSprouts%2BCafe%2BMenu.jpgBEAN-SPROUTS-CAFE-WALL
Sandwiches, salads, smoothies, pizza and even dessert is on the menu at Bean Sprouts which means something for everyone.
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The kid’s menu is made up of healthy choices called ‘Imaginibbles.’ That look fun to eat. They look like works of art actually. Just check out the Crocomole or the Do-Re-For-Me piano sandwich. Who wouldn’t want to eat these imaginative creations?
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No matter which item you choose from the grown-up menu like salads, soup, sandwiches, or pizza you can’t go wrong. Fresh Tip: You’ll want to try my favorite dish, the (hot) chicken pesto chango sandwich paired with organic greens, topped off with an with ice-cold homemade lemonade. It’s delicious!
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Don’t forget dessert! They have a variety of treats perfect when you want something sweet. Cake pops, smoothies, ice cream and frozen gelato bars. The perfect way to end a play date at the museum is with cake pops and ice cream, right?
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While at Bean Sprouts at The Cube in Los Angeles I found the staff to be very friendly, courteous and helpful. They were all passionate about the food and fresh ingredients that they are serving. When you love what you do it shows and these are definitely happy employees.
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PARTIES
Host an unforgettable Birthday Party or event that is catered by Bean Sprouts at Discovery Cube Los Angeles. Your party guests will spend the day exploring two floors of interactive exhibits and celebrate your special day with pizza and presents in the Birthday Party Zone.
To book a birthday party, please call (714) 263-3842.
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BIRTHDAY BUNCH
Make sure you sign up to be a part of the ‘Birthday Bunch’ and get ready to celebrate! You will receive an e-mail during your Birthday and half-birthday month for a special treat redeemable at Bean Sprouts.
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COOKBOOK
Bean Sprouts first cookbook ‘Bean Appetit: Hip and Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food’ is a great way for families to cook and recreate these meals in their own kitchen together. Proving it is okay to play with your food!
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EDUCATIONAL COOKING APP
Bean Sprouts new experimental cooking App teaches kids how to have fun in the kitchen.
This fresh app designed to get kids excited about cooking food that is actually good for them. Cooking Fun For Kids: Healthy Playful Recipes, Food Games, and Videos for Kids in the Kitchen by Bean Sprouts Download herefor just $0.99.
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AWARDS
I’m not the only one raving about this place.
In 2014 Bean Sprouts was awarded best kids’ meal in the nation with their ‘Imaginibbles’ menu item Do-Re-For-Me sandwich. Now that’s impressive!
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VIPea GALLERY

While you’re visiting don’t forget to check out the VIPea Gallery. It’s full of celebrities’ cartooned head shot and autographs like ‘Carrot Underwood’, ‘Katy Berry’ and ‘Whoopea Goldberg’ to name a few. Just another added touch that shows what a sense of humor they have.

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CURRENT LOCATIONS
Discovery Cube LA (Sylmar, CA)
Discovery Cube OC (Santa Ana, CA)
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Bay Area Discovery Museum (Sausalito, CA)
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Disclosure: This is a compensated post. As part of the Discovery Cube Mom Ambassadors, my family and I get free admission to The Cube to review and attend events. The thoughts and opinions shared on this blog are 100% fresh and 100% mine.

Jessica Fuselier: Summer Playdate at Discovery Cube Los Angeles and Hansen Dam Recreation Area


I don’t know about you, but we’re still enjoying our last month of summer. Our kids don’t go back to school this year until after Labor Day. This means we have all of August to continue exploring Southern California’s local spots to cool off during summer. Last weekend we took the kids to one of our favorite places, Discovery Cube Los Angeles and to a new destination. We called our friends and met up for the perfect summer playdate at The Cube and Hansen Dam Recreation Center!

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The Cube is a great place to ‘beat the heat’ and hot weather typically continues throughout October in the San Fernando Valley. Check out 10 Reasons To Go To Discovery Cube Los Angeles which highlights some of our family favorites! The kids had a blast (as usual) going from exhibit to exhibit of hands-on play. On this particular trip though, they spent most of their time between two main areas.

1.) ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG

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All paws were on deck at Clifford Exhibit (only open until Sept 7, 2015). Even though my daughter is almost 8, she loves going to Birdwell Island and engaging in imaginative play with the Big Red Dog’s hometown. As her mom, I love the 10 life lessons that are placed throughout the Early Learners Zone to help remind young children of positive behavior. These are the same guidelines that we have always tried to teach our own kids.

* Help Others * Be A Good Friend * Believe In Yourself * Work Together * Share * Be Truthful * Have Respect * Be Kind * Play Fair * Be Responsible *

2.) DISCOVERY MARKET

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The other half of our visit was spent shopping… at Discovery Market learning how to become super shoppers! Once these kids grab a cart, they are off and running down the aisles to make the right healthy food choices and to pick products that are good for our environment. I think their favorite part is the scanner, and the way that it interacts with the computer game on the grocery cart. It’s like a video game on wheels – literally.

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After we spent a few hours at The Cube, the second half of our summer playdate was to be spent at the Hansen Dam Recreation Center, which FYI is right next door making it easy to visit both places in one day. The kids wanted to go to the universal access Playground first. So they got on the swings and ran around the park for awhile until they were all hot and sweaty! Just in time to hit the Hansen Dam Aquatic Center.

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Since we’ve never been I didn’t know what to expect, and had no idea how BIG the pool area is. We paid a small fee to get in. ($3.50 for adults and $1.00 for children) We were pleasantly surprised to find a beach like setting, sand, cabanas (for rent), lifeguards in towers, outdoor showers, and two water slides all encompassing a HUGE swimming area. Fresh Tip: Rent a cabana or bring an umbrella to help shade you and your party from the hot summer sun.

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There’s a variety of outdoor activities to do at Hansen Dam including:
* Skate Park
* Hiking Trails
* Aquatic Center
* Baseball Fields
* Biking Trails* Soccer Fields

* Equestrian Center

* Universal Access Playground
* Barbeque Pits and Picnic Tables
* Lake (Fishing, Paddle Boats, Kayaking, Canoeing)
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It was a great way to spend a day with family and friends. We are already planning a trip back to check out the Lake and to take our youngest daughter on her first fishing trip. Have you been to the Hansen Dam Recreation Area before? What’s your families favorite thing to do there? Leave a comment, I’d love to know what you like.
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Disclosure: This is a compensated post. As part of the Discovery Cube Mom Ambassadors, my family and I get free tickets to The Cube to review and attend events. The thoughts and opinions shared on this blog are 100% fresh and 100% mine.
This blog post was written by and all the photos are by Jessica Fusellier. You can read her blog, Fresh Angeles, here.

Jessica Fuselier: Discovery Cube LA: 10 Awesome Exhibits Your Kids Will Love


Inspire. Educate. Impact.

Discovery Cube is encouraging young minds to become productive, problem solving members of the community by teaching healthy and eco-friendly learning through science, math, technology, STEM, engineering and play!
When we heard that Discovery Cube Los Angeles had recently opened up we were thrilled to take the 15 minute trip (from Burbank) to come explore LA’s newest children’s museum. We are so glad we did! Having a museum just for youth in the San Fernando Valley means a lot to us “Valley” moms.  Discovery Cube LA is a kid’s dream place to run around, learn new things, and touch EVERYTHING! With science-based programs and exhibits you will feel like they just spent a day at a science fair. It’s a parents dream too because it is inexpensive, (just $10) it’s all enclosed so it’s easy to keep an eye on your kids, and it’s filled with cool educational facts and exhibits to encourage hands-on learning.
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Discovery Cube LA is the perfect place to bring your children this summer, they even have 2 new exhibits featuring Clifford and Animal Grossology. Stimulate those young minds while they are on summer vacation with fun learning. From the moment my daughter and her friends stepped foot into the museum they were off and running. There is so much for them to see, do, and experience. It was a wonderful way to spend a summer day with the family. If you haven’t been yet, you should definitely put it on your list of places to take the kids this summer! And when you go, make sure to check out these 10 fun things!
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10 awesome exhibits not-to-miss at the Discovery Cube Los Angeles

1. Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog

Clifford’s exhibit transports you to the world of Clifford, Emily Elizabeth, and all the residents of Birdwell Island. When exploring the exhibit, you will encounter the people and places that make up Clifford’s world! (Adventures with Clifford is a temporary exhibit is just for summer.)
2. Animal Grossology
Ever wonder why dogs sniff each other’s rear ends, why cows need four stomachs to digest their food, or why cats spit up hair balls? You can find out the answers to all these “gross” questions and more! (Animal Grossology is a temporary exhibit is just for summer.)
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3. LA Kings Science of Hockey
The Science of Hockey (created in association with the LA Kings) is one of the most technically advanced sports-themed exhibits in the world. The permanent destination attraction provides science and hockey fans with exclusive access to the sport and the team, while exploring the fascinating math and science behind the game.
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4. Helicopter Tour
Climb aboard our helicopter simulator and take to the skies above Los Angeles. Soar over California and follow the 300-mile journey of the L.A. aqueduct then dive beneath the City and view the vast water system below! Hold on tight and get the best view of California you have ever seen.
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5. Discovery Market
Grab your cart, aim your scanner and zoom through the aisles in this exciting grocery store game. Learn the importance of making healthy and Earth-friendly choices when you shop. Are you up for the challenge?
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6. Race to Zero Waste
The first one to zero wins! Zero waste, that is. Race against others to correctly sort recyclables and other waste to divert trash from our landfills.
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7. Planetary Research Station
View the earth on a suspended, animated globe from a completely unique vantage point. Explore weather patterns, observe historic storms and relive catastrophic earthquakes. It’s a view of Earth you’ve never seen before.
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8. Inspector Training Course
Is your house earthquake proof and energy efficient? Find out when you strap on an inspector belt and master the skills of a home inspector using a touch screen tablet. This competitive scavenger-hunt game takes you inside a California home and puts you to the test!
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9. Park Science / Rock Climbing Wall
Explore Discovery Cube’s own backyard by taking a virtual trek through the Hansen Dam Recreation Area, withstanding 70 mph Santa Ana winds, or climbing a rock wall.
10. Aquavator
Descend deep into the earth’s crust in a specialized elevator and view the geological layers while learning the science behind underground water aquifers. Make sure to keep an eye out for the mythical Megalodon on your trip!
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All that learning can make a kid hungry, lucky for you they have BEAN SPROUTS, a cafe at the entrance of the museum. Check out it’s healthy kid-friendly menu HERE.
Don’t forget to stop at the Gift Shop, ELEMENTS on your way out, for unique educational souvenirs.
Admission: 
Grand Opening Price of $10 per ticket extended until January 3, 2016.
(Children 2 and under free.)
Annual Memberships are available.
Tickets to 4D movies cost extra.
Address: 
11800 Foothill Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
Hours: 
Open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 5pm
(not open on Thanksgiving or Christmas)
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Follow Discovery Cube LA on social media:
Instagram: DiscoveryCubeLA
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This blog post was written by and all the photos are by Jessica Fusellier. You can read her blog, Fresh Angeles, here.