Taste of science, as chocolate show comes to museum


The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium’s 12th annual Science of Chocolate event takes place Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The day is full of tasty interactive chocolate experiments to celebrate one of the oldest and most popular desserts.

Science lovers and chocoholics of all ages will learn the science of how chocolate is made and the chemical properties of the sweet treat. Guests will also learn about the potential health benefits of chocolate. Activities include liquid nitrogen chocolate ice cream, a never-ending chocolate fountain, chocolate eruptions science demo, and even chocolate trivia with prizes.


The Science of Chocolate is free with paid admission and free to members. The Science of Chocolate is free with paid Science Center admission and free to members. General admission is $16.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors, $12.95 for children ages 3-12 and free for children under 3.


Meanwhile the museum continues to host the blockbuster exhibit, “Our Body: The Universe Within.” Preserved human bodies are on display in various states of activity until April 23. Appropriate for all ages, the exhibit goes under the skin to reveal the mysteries of the human anatomy.

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