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  • 2014 Maryland Summer Center for Space Engineering: Robotics
    2014 Maryland Summer Center for Space Engineering: Robotics participants testing their Topobot.
    College Park Scholars
    College Park Scholars program, which involve the University of Maryland students who've volunteered time to help beautify the Howard B. Owen's Science Center's surrounding land areas.
    Planetarium Nights Set for the Year
    HBOSC 2014-2015 Planetarium  Friday Night Line Announced
    MD BioLab Partners with PGCPS
     Dr. Shawn Joesph and Mr. Brian Gaines sign a Memo of Understanding to cement the partnership between Prince George's County Public Schools and Maryland BioLabs in a special celebration held at the Howard B. Owens Science Center on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
    Happy 35th Anniversary HBOSC
    HBOSC finishes year-long 35th anniversary with a Free, Family Science Day on May 3, 2014.
    Owens Teacher Finalist for $100,000 Grant
    Vote for Virginia Fulton, an outreach teacher at HBOSC at Thankamilllionteachers.com, so she can win $100,000 grant for a space engineering robotics program.
  • Calendar of Events

  • Interview with Planetarium Patty

  • Special Announcement
  • Vote for Virginia Fulton to win $100,000 Grant by clicking here . Watch the video to learn more!

  • Upcoming Events    
  • Planetarium Program: 

     October 10,  2014 Heroes of the Sky

    As Percy Jackson and friends take on their final battle against earth mother Gaea in the Heroes of Olympus series, we seek new recruits! So as you enter our doors this evening, you will be identified by your godly parent and join your demigod brothers and sisters on a quest under the stars! Learn more about the original Greek heroes as you learn how to find them in the sky!

     Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for activities designed to help you learn more about the Greek gods.

     Family Science Night

     October 30, 2014 (Thursday), 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    A "Spook"tacular STEM Night
    Back by popular demand! Come out and join us for our first free, family science night of the year.  Bring out the entire family for hands-on activities, planetarium programs, Challenger missions, live animals and more. 
  • Animals Up Close