Enjoy hands-on, interactive fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Use “Glo-Germ” lotion and an ultraviolet light to explore the germy side of bacteria; enjoy a “safe sun” viewing; learn about the physics of flight with a real airplane; watch the extract DNA from a strawberry; be wowed by the principles of energy when a concrete block is smashed over a person lying on a bed of nails; watch the release of a weather balloon going 12.5 miles into the atmosphere; examine human skeletons and see how acid affects bones; taste-test organic vs. GMO produced food; explore the “beauty of the beast” demonstrated through ball python genetic morphs; view how river systems are made; watch the incredible creations made through 3D scanning, and learn about the science of speed with a real race car. The event will also feature presentations by world-renowned former rocket scientist Olympia LePoint, nanoresearcher Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky and Fermilab's “Mr. Freeze” who will demonstrate cryogenics.
Event Cost: Free
Event times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.