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Math and Science Family Fun Fair

Date: 11/19/2011

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Great Hall Coffman Memorial Union

Cost: FREE and open to the public.

Description:

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
  • Hold a meteorite in your hands
  • Create your own color-changing jewelry
  • Make a sound sandwich
  • Play a life-size game of Operation
  • 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!

Contact:

  • Name: Dorothy Cheng
  • E-mail: dcheng@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-626-7566
  • Sponsored by: College of Science and Engineering

Parking:

$6 event parking in the East River Parkway Garage.

Reservation Information:

No reservations needed. Arrive early to get free tickets to the shows.

More information: http://cse.umn.edu/funfair

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Dorothy Cheng at dcheng@umn.edu or 612-626-7566.

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