Friday, November 18, 2011

Math and Science Family Fun Fair at the U This Weekend - FREE

Math & Science Family Fun Fair

Math & Science Family Fun Fair photo

Activities for kids of all ages!

Saturday, November 19, 2011
10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

University of Minnesota
Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis
FREE and open to the public.
$6 event parking in the East River Parkway Garage.

Fascinating activities, hands-on exhibits and entertaining presentations showcasing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics add up to a day of fun and learning. Free backpacks for the first 350 students attending!

This year's fair highlights include:
  • Interactive science and engineering exhibits
  • Physics Force shows at 10:30 a.m. and Noon (Seating is limited. Arrive early to get free tickets to the show.)
  • Energy and U shows at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (Seating is limited. Arrive early to get free tickets to the show.)
  • Make your own earthquake
  • Create your own color-changing jewelry
  • Discover hidden microworlds
  • Build your own FM radio while learning about circuitry
  • Create origami to practice geometry skills and make beautiful works of art
  • Control robots that can climb stairs, work in water, and fly
And much more!

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