Recommended programming for K-12 students

The 4th Annual Maine Science Festival will run from March 15th-18th, 2018. There are more than 60 events and activities for all ages, with forums, hands-on activities, workshops, films, exhibits, presentation, and games among the offerings. All events other than the headliner are available free-of-charge, thanks to our sponsors.

Our headliner event: An Evening with Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich. This event is Saturday, March 17th, 7:30pm at the Gracie Theatre, recommended for middle school and up. Tickets are $10/student and $15/adult in advance, and $15/$22 at the door.

All public MSF events take place either in Downtown Bangor (all four days), the Cross Insurance Center (Saturday), or the Gracie Theater (Saturday).

 

High School

5 Minute Genius

Exploration Station (20+ activities)VR: Not Just Fun & Games
Implicit Bias: Explained
Is it Really Trash?Weather vs Climate
Get Outside to Learn...Maine Citizen ScienceSharks of Maine
Brass Works
Growing MaineLife that Lives on Us
Science of DanceInspired by NatureMammoths in Maine
Ugly Lies the Bone Talkback


The Heat is On!Citizen Science in Action
VR and More with VEMI LabCrime Scene InvestigationImprovisation and Trauma Recovery
Online MappingCurator’s tour of Shadows of EarthHumanity Needs Dreamers
Science Board GamesScience Scavenger HuntMSF Films

Middle School

5 Minute Genius

Exploration Station (20+ activities)VR: Not Just Fun & Games
Tech Night
Is it Really Trash?Maine State Invention Convention
Get Outside to Learn...Maine Citizen ScienceSharks of Maine
Brass Works
Crime Scene InvestigationLife that Lives on Us
Science of DanceInspired by TechnologyMammoths in Maine
Ugly Lies the Bone Talkback


The Heat is On!Citizen Science in Action
VR and More with VEMI LabOnline MappingHumanity Needs Dreamers
Science Board GamesScience Scavenger HuntMSF Films

Elementary School

Crime Scene InvestigationExploration Station (20+ activities)Maine State Invention Convention
Brass Works
The Heat is On!Citizen Science in Action
Science Board GamesScience Scavenger HuntMSF Films
Programming RobotsRAMP IT UP!

MSF Partners are also running events in conjunction with the 2018 MSF:

MSF Partner Events

Thursday, March 15th
Penobscot Theatre CompanyUgly Lies the Bonemiddle school and up
Friday, March 16th
Penobscot Theatre CompanyUgly Lies the Bonemiddle school and up
Emera Astronomy CenterExploreages 10 and up
Saturday, March 17th
Penobscot Theatre CompanyUgly Lies the Bonemiddle school and up
Sunday, March 18th
Penobscot Theatre CompanyUgly Lies the Bonemiddle school and up
Emera Astronomy CenterDynamic Earthages 10 and up

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