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Bridgewater College to Host Science Night Saturday on Nov. 12

October 31, 2016

Graphic of Science Night

Science Night Saturday – an opportunity for children ages four through 12 and their families to explore the world of science – will be held at Bridgewater College on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m. at the McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics. The event is free and open to the public.

From 4-6 p.m., Science Night Saturday will feature a variety of science exhibits and activities including a van de Graff generator for making hair stand on end, aquatic and ocean activities, demonstrations related to physics and chemistry, a fossil exhibit, live reptiles, baby chicks, water pollution education, 3D printing, virtual reality and a presentation titled “Science of Star Trek.”

From 6-8 p.m., the event will feature an astronomy demonstration titled “Size and Scale of the Solar System,” followed by night sky observations, if weather permits. 

“Our science clubs always look forward to engaging with children in the community and sharing their love of physics, chemistry, biology, and technology,” said Dr. Deva O’Neill, an associate professor of physics at Bridgewater. “We will offer fun activities for all ages, and we invite the community to share our love of science.”

Questions? Contact us!

Mary Kay Heatwole
Media Relations Assistant
Office: 540-828-5486
mheatwol@bridgewater.edu

Abbie Parkhurst
Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications/College Spokeswoman
Office: 540-828-5782
Mobile: 540-294-1441
aparkhur@bridgewater.edu