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Sat, Sep 16


Mississippi Children's Museum - Meridian

Science Saturday

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Science Saturday
Science Saturday

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.



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.

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