Wed July 15, 2015

More than 1,200 children expected to get free checkup at Sci-Port in Shreveport

More than 1,200 children will receive a free back-to-school checkup in July through a health fair put on by Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier.

Elementary through high school students will get a blood pressure check, immunization check, body mass index or BMI calculation, dental and vision screenings. Yolanda Green, a registered nurse with Christus School-Based Health, says in its sixth year the event gets bigger every time.

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Tue February 25, 2014


Fri May 24, 2013

Alexandria children's museum benefits from partnership with Shreveport museum

Sci-Port's education director Lou Papai stands next to the Gee Whiz Science Carnival trailer that hauls a collapsible, hands-on science exhibit.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Two museums in Shreveport and Alexandria have formed a partnership to expose more Central Louisiana children to hands-on science learning. With funding from the Central Louisiana Community Foundation, the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum in Alexandria will host a traveling exhibit from Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center. Hundreds of children will take part in the Gee Whiz Science Carnvial during its five-day exhibit in Alexandria. T.R.E.E. House director Kara Edwards said she hopes this collaboration with Sci-Port opens up new doors for her museum.

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Fri September 28, 2012

Titanic artifacts come to Shreveport

More than 150 artifacts recovered from the legendary Titanic are set to go on display at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center. "Titanic: The Traveling Exhibition" opens Sept. 29 and runs through Jan. 30.


Thu January 26, 2012

'Bodies Revealed' exhibit opens in Shreveport

Premier Exhibitions / Bodies Revealed

Nearly 200 preserved body parts and full body specimens are on display in the Bodies Revealed exhibit opening at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center in Shreveport. It runs through May 21.