As the 2016 Maine Science Festival approaches, festival goers can look forward to a wide range of exciting events for all ages with some new additions and the return of some fan favorites!
Here is a look at some of the events you will be seeing in 2016. Our full listing events will be released in mid-February!
Wednesday, March 2, 6:30pm-8:00pm – Maine Science Festival Preview Event Maine Reads Science: The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver Wednesday, March 2, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Friday, March 18 – Sunday, March 20
Headliner Event: An Evening with Nate Silver 7:30pm. Tickets required: $10/students, $15/general admission in advance; $15/student and $20/general public at the door. Reserved seating
Hands on activities Cool Science (19 different MSF partners providing activities) Brain Station Teen Tech Night Exploration Station (19 different MSF partners providing activities) Mad Science Maine
Panel Discussions/Talks Smart Brass Video Game Genesis Science on the Bookshelf Follow a Researcher Science on Tap: (some of) The Seven Deadly Sins Maine’s River Fisheries: Sustenance, Science and Conservation Bringing our lakes alive through hands-on education Science, Manufacturing, and Maine The Future of Technical Textiles in Maine Science & Technology in Sports Opioids: Current Crisis, Historical Context and a Rationale Plan Moving Forward Aquaculture in Maine Maine in Space So you think you know math? 5 Minute Genius
Shows, Exhibits, Films Physics Road Show The Music Synthesizer – “Old School” audio Antique Computer Exhibit Friday Night Film at Central Gallery Maine State Science Fair Mad Science of Maine What Rhymes with Science? Story Collider
Workshops for Teachers & Educators **Sign-ups required Engineering in the Elementary Grades STEM Ambassadors Program Authentic Data Collection & Analysis
Workshops for Everyone! Owl Pellet Autopsy (First come, first serve – space is limited) Your Brain on Improv (sign-up required) Op Art (Optical Illusions) Nature Illustration Workshop (sign up required) Science of Wine Ice Cream for Science!