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Math and Science Family Fun Fair

 

Date: 11/17/2012

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Great Hall and Third Floor Coffman Memorial Union

Cost: Free. $6 event parking in the East River Parkway Garage.

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 backpack giveaways at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.!

This year's fair highlights include:

  • More than 30 interactive science and engineering exhibits
  • Physics Force shows at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (Seating is limited. Arrive early to get free tickets to the show.)
  • Energy and U shows at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (Seating is limited. Arrive early to get free tickets to the show.)
  • Mystery Science Lab
  • Make your own earthquake
  • Create your own color-changing jewelry
  • Discover hidden microworlds
  • Make your own paper
  • Get your hands on animal pelts, skulls and creepy crawlies
  • Play a life-sized game of Operation
  • 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!

For a full list of exhibits and descriptions, visit http://cse.umn.edu/funfair.

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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