• Exploration-U: Community Science Event Kids doing a science experiment with white coats and goggles
    Tuesday, March 28th, 6-8 p.m.
     

    State College Area School District will be hosting Exploration-U on Tuesday, March 28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Mount Nittany Middle School! State College Area School STEM teaching professionals and Penn State science groups invite you to come join them in the exploration of science.

    Exploration-U is designed to both introduce youth and families to new concepts in science as well as celebrate what teachers and students have been working on in and out of the classroom. Penn State student groups, such as LionTech Rocket Group, Nittany Chemical Society, the Graduate Women in Science, and many more will join with local industry groups to provide the largest make-shift science museum of the year!
     
    Hands-on STEM activities from SCASD students, faculty, and Penn State including:
    •aircrafts and vehicles
    •astronomy
    •biology
    •chemistry
    •DNA
    •ecology
    •electricity
    •fossils
    •metals
    •physics
    •robotics
    •telescopes
    •A planetarium and much, much more!

     

    Teacher and students doing a science experiment Admission and parking are FREE! Open to the public. Stop in and discover something new! Experience exciting and informative hands-on science activities. Bring your family! Discover science and technology happening in the schools and at Penn State!
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Past Partcipants
     
    Penn State:

    • Science-U
    • EcoCar 2
    • Acoustics Society
    • The Polar Center
    • Engineers for a Sustainable World
    • Engineering Ambassadors
    • Engineers without Borders
    • Nittany Chemical Society
    • ScienceLion Pride
    • STAR LAB Planetarium
    • USLI (Aerospace Engineering)
    • LionTech Rocket Labs
    • Department of Astronomy/Astrophysics
    • Biology Graduate Student Association
    • Society of Physics Students
    • International Society for Optics and Photonics
    • Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum
     
    SCASD:
    • State High Polar Ambassadors
    • Science Olympiad
    • Corl Street and Gray’s Woods Sustainability Project
    • Technology Student Association (TSA)- High School Gray’s Woods “Plastic from Plants” Project
    • Gray’s Wood’s “Local Animal Habitats” Project
     
    Community Groups:
    • Way Cool STEM Education
    • Nittany Mineralogical Society
    • St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy
    • Pre-Engineering
    • Discovery Space Children’s Science Museum

Last Modified on December 5, 2016