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April events from Maine Science Festival Partners

Science doesn’t stop in Maine. Our partners have a host of events coming up this April, all available free-of-charge. See what’s happening near you and remember that #scienceiseverywhere.


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Looking for more brain science? Join MSF partners and sponsors University of New England at their

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Friday April 8, 4pm-8pm

University of New England, Harold Alfond Forum, Nor’Easter Way (GPS: 630 Pool St), Biddeford.

More information: http://www.une.edu/brain



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– CodeGirl Movie and activity (SCRATCH coding to follow), Thursday, April 21, 12:00-4:00pm. University of Maine at Machias, Science Building Lecture Hall, 16 O’Brien Ave, Machias.This thrilling documentary features high school-aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration as they participate in the Technovation Challenge. By 2017, the app market will be valued at $77 Billion. Over 80% of these developers are male. The Technovation Challenge aims to change that by empowering girls worldwide to develop apps for an international competition. From rural Moldova to urban Brazil to suburban Massachusetts, CODEGIRL follows teams who dream of holding their own in the world’s fastest-growing industry. The winning team gets $10K to complete and release their app, but every girl discovers something valuable along the way.

For more information, call Axiom Education and Training Center 207-255-4917, Washington County 4-H Extension Office 207-255-3345, or email stem@aetc.us.



MDM After Dark. Rediscover Maine Discovery Museum without th

Wednesday April 13, 6pm-9pm Maine Discovery Museum, 74 Main Street, Bangor

More information: http://mainediscoverymuseum.org/Programs/MDM-After-Dark.aspx



Thursday April 14, 1pm-5pm

University of Maine, Buchanan Alumni House, Orono

More information: http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/research/symposium


Thursday April 21, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Moore Auditorium, Acadia Dr, Winter Harbor

More information: http://www.schoodicinstitute.org/event/brown-bag-lunch-series-north-atlantic-humpback-whales/


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Friday April 22, 9:30am-4:30pm Meet at 19 Commercial Street in Rockland to depart for Hurricane Island.


Wednesday April 27th, 8AM-5PM Cross Insurance Center: Ballroom, 515 Main St, Bangor

Teaching the Genome Generation™ (TtGG) provides high school teachers the content knowledge, teaching strategies, and resources needed to enhance student learning in genomics and personalized medicine.

Enrolling now for July 11-15, 2016. The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor

Free – all expenses covered including travel, room and board in Bar Harbor. Teachers earn $500 stipend. For High School Teachers

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