The Boonshoft Museum Presents the 7th Annual Dayton Regional Science Festival A Celebration of STEMM Learning with Free Admission!
Join the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery as we present the Dayton Regional Science Festival on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This program is one of the Boonshoft’s quarterly free admission days featuring science programs and activities. The occasion makes STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical), interesting and fun for all ages!
“The Festival allows children, families, and teachers to celebrate science in an exciting atmosphere,” says Dawn Kirchner, Vice President of Education at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. “We make science compelling, and Science Festival visitors really enjoy the STEMM experience.”
On Saturday, November 18, in addition to the complete Museum experience, all Museum guests can explore the STEMM Expo from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Main Exhibit Hall! Museum educators and representatives from 20+ community partners will offer a day of fun, STEMM immersion, family interaction, and unique Museum programming.
Highlights of the Super Science Saturday expo for families include:
- 11:00 a.m. – The Guitar Man Does Science by Jim McCutcheon
- 11:00 a.m. – Curious George Goes to Mars – Planetarium Show
- 11:00 a.m. – Tidal Pool
- 12:00 p.m. – Curious George Goes to Mars – Planetarium Show
- 1:00 p.m. – The Science of Horizon Alpha: Dinosaurs on Different Worlds by Dr. Wendy Vogel
- 1:00 p.m. – Curious George Goes to Mars – Planetarium Show
- 1:30 p.m. – Experimental Archaeology – Archaeology Presentation
- 2:00 p.m. – Sky Tonight – Planetarium Show
- 3:00 p.m. – Sky Tonight – Planetarium Show
- 3:30 p.m. – Mr. C’s Hair-Raising Science by Mr. C
Visitors can also experience Beyond Earth: The Exploration of Space, a new science exhibition that investigates the mysteries of the universe through the use of stunning visuals and amusing interactives. The new exhibition shares information about the places we’ve explored in space and some we’re planning on investigating going forward.
All this science and discovery can lead to a voracious appetite, and Festival guests will enjoy the delicious sandwiches, chicken, refreshments, and sides offered for sale by our popular food truck vendors, McNasty’s and 13 North Coffee.
Admission to the Dayton Regional Science Festival on Saturday, November 18 is Free!
2017 STEMM Expo community partners include: ThinkTV, DP&L, MedVet, and many more. Each of these community partners will host a display in the Main Exhibit Hall, Main Lobby, or Education Lobby to show off real-world STEMM and science careers.
Link to photos on the online photo gallery: http://bit.ly/DRSF16
For more information: http://boonshoftmuseum.org/events-activities/dayton-regional-science-festival/
About the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery Located at 2600 DeWeese Parkway, the Boonshoft Museum is open to the public 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 12 noon-5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a place where play and learning come together so that visitors of all ages can explore the wonders of the world. The Museum includes a host of places for adventure and two galleries for temporary exhibitions. Adventures are enhanced utilizing real specimens and artifacts from the Museum’s collection of 1.4 million items. Formerly known as The Dayton Museum of Natural History, the name was changed in 1999 to the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in recognition of Oscar Boonshoft, one of the Museum’s most dedicated friends. The Dayton Society of Natural History is the parent organization of the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and its sister organizations SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, a reconstructed site and interpretive center of the area’s 12th century Fort Ancient Indians. The DSNH manages Fort Ancient, a 2,000 year old earthworks site near Lebanon, OH, on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. For more information, visit www.boonshoftmuseum.org or call 937-275-7431.