Sat, Sep 16|
Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian
Time & Location
Sep 16, 2023, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian, 403 22nd Ave, Meridian, MS 39301, USA
About the event
The Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian is celebrating STEAM in conjunction with the Mississippi Science Festival, presented by C Spire, on September 16th from 10am – 3pm.
Science Saturday offers an inclusive environment that inspires children and families to explore STEAM concepts and uncover possible careers in Mississippi. Families are invited to engage with Mississippi’s leaders in STEAM and participate in educational, hands-on activities and interactive exhibits throughout the day.
Activities from 10am – 3pm | Open from 9am – 5pm
Science Saturday is presented by NSPARC.
SCIENCE SATURDAY EXHIBITORS:
East Mississippi Electric Power Association (EMEPA)
Visit Electric City for a demonstration of electricity distribution and learn the importance of safety around power lines.
BLOOM Sustainable Materials
Explore polymer science! Create pipe cleaner polymers, explore a light polymer display, and enjoy scientific demonstrations.
Mississippi Department of Transportation
Learn about littler prevention, explore asphalt operations with chocolate, and discover the science of highway construction.
Mississippi State University
Exercise your creative thinking skills and dive into STEAM with a Marble Machine pegboard wall activity.
Mississippi State University Physician Assistant Studies Program
Learn about the heart and blood flow. Create your own stethoscope, complete a heart coloring activity, and more.
The Advanced Composites Institute, Mississippi State University
Compete in an exciting tower construction contest! Children will be challenged to use the least amount of materials to hold the most hardware washers.
Northern Gulf Institute, Mississippi State University
Explore marine science and the effects of pollution, flooding, and marine debris in the coastal wetlands.
Naval Air Station Meridian
Meet an aviator and enjoy a hands-on activity.
Raider Robotics, Lamar School
Enjoy a robotics demonstration and control the robots yourself!
Center for Cyber Education, Mississippi State University
Expect to be surprised by the world of tech with a special hands-on activity.