Framingham State Invites Families To Science on State Street Saturday

What do you call a Saturday full of fun, family, and learning?

Framingham State University calls it the Science on State Street Festival, and is inviting the community on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Learners of all ages are invited to engage in exciting science and engineering activities stationed across the University’s green, leafy campus, including hands-on experiences in biology, chemistry, physics, food science, robotics, and engineering, as well as stunning HD planetarium programs.

Featured presentations include a live sky planetarium presentation for children 5 and younger at 10a.m., followed by shows for all ages throughout the day.

As you walk the campus you’ll discover a do-it-yourself Rube Goldberg Machine facilitated by Framingham State students, opportunities to build a battery, to experience the colorful delights of chemistry, to interact with exotic insects, to program a robot, to meet the author of the new children’s book “The Secret Case of the Space Station Stowaways”, and much, much more!

Click here to view photos from the first-ever event in 2015 from Petroni Media Company.

Events will take place in the University’s quad, the O’Connor parking lot, and the McAuliffe Center.

Learners of all ages engage in exciting science and engineering explorations hosted on Framingham State University’s green, leafy campus.

Activities include hands-on experiences in biology, chemistry, physics, food science, robotics and engineering, featured presentations by FSU faculty and invited scientists, conversations and performances that explore the interaction between science and the artsand stunning HD planetarium programs.

The event is free.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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