Science Carnival May 28-29

Published: May 12, 2010 11:30 AM

Event Dates: May 28, 2010 10:00 AM to May 29, 2010 3:00 PM

Evergreen's Science Carnival Catalyzes Science with Fun for an Educational Chain Reaction

Fans of science will love the seventh annual Science Carnival set for Friday May 28 and Saturday May 29 from 10 am to 3 pm each day.

(Olympia, Wash.) The Science Carnival is free and open to the public. The event offers hundreds of presentations from Evergreen science students with an emphasis on demonstration, hands on participation and fun. Designed for students kindergarten through college or anyone with an interest in science, the Science Carnival will feature distinctive presentations such as Kids and Chemistry, Cascadia subduction zone, Mapping other Planets in our Solar System, Mendelian Genetics, and Making Biodiesel, including hands-on experiments that will engage the minds of school children and teenagers. Participants can choose from as many as a dozen presentations at any given time. Each presentation lasts 20 to 50 minutes and many popular topics will be repeated over the two days.

Topics covered will include chemistry, computer science, biology, food science, health science, optics, physics, criminal science, astronomy, geology, marine science, and others. Anyone with an interest in the physical world will enjoy the Science Carnival, the largest event of its kind in Washington State.

The Science Carnival takes place at The Evergreen State College in Olympia – 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA, 98505.

Directions to the campus available on our Maps & Tour web pages

Preview the science carnival online: http://www.evergreen.edu/events/sciencecarnival/