Exploration Station

Cross Insurance Center

Saturday Showcase Event

Roll-up your sleeves and learn through various hands-on activities from scientists and practitioners around the state. Make sure to stop in and visit each booth, and see how science is everywhere! Activities include include:

  • Connecting the Flow – Presented by Bangor Area Stormwater Group
  • Probability – Presented by University of New England Math Club
  • Home Scientist – Presented by Girl Scouts of Maine
  • We All Have the Same Genes – Presented by RiSE Center, University of Maine
  • Getting Up to Speed on Seaweed – Presented by Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership
  • What is ocean acidification and how can you help? – Presented by Maine Maritime Academy
  • App Creation – Presented by Husson University
  • Catapults – Presented by University of Maine, College of Engineering
  • Astronomy Fun! – Presented by Emera Astronomy Center
  • Coding and space building – Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Maine
  • Adventures as a Marine Biologist – Presented by University of New England

Audience: all ages

Participating MSF partners: Challenger Learning Center of Maine, Downeast Institute, Emera Astronomy Center, Girl Scouts of Maine, Hurricane Island, Husson University, Maine Maritime Academy, University of Maine, and the University of New England

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