First Saturday Science
Calling all little scientists! Come explore science with fun laboratory experiments and hands-on activities that cover multiple disciplines. Kids of all ages are invited to these events that are free and open to the public.
Join us on the first Saturday of each month October to May from noon to 2 p.m. at the Jason R. Carter Science Education Center, 664 East Sixth Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 7—Soil Science: the World Beneath our Feet
December 2—Natural Disasters
February 3—Ocean Life: Plenty of Fish in the Sea
April 6—Atoms and Elements: They Make Up Everything
May 4—Insects: What’s Bugging You?
Can’t make it in person? We offer virtual content so you can still learn at home! View highlighted program activities and scientist interviews on our YouTube channel.
Join our email list to get event reminders, copies of the activity guides and links to theme related book readings. Contact us at email@example.com to request to join.
Previous event activities guides archive
October 2022 Hydrosphere—tinyurl.com/FSS-Hydrosphere
November 2022 Biosphere—tinyurl.com/FSS-Biosphere
December 2022 Cosmetic Chemistry—tinyurl.com/FSS-CosmeticChem
February 2023 Microbiology & You—tinyurl.com/FSS-Microbio-And-You
March 2023 Migration & The Seasons—tinyurl.com/FSS-Migration-Seasons
April 2023 Engineering—tinyurl.com/FSS-Engineering
May 2023 Rainbows & Optics—tinyurl.com/FSS-Rainbows
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Community Partners
The workshops are led and planned by university student workers, university STEM students, faculty, staff, and other community partners. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in becoming involved in the program.
Ways to get involved
- Become an event volunteer
- Integrate designing activities into your course
- Give a scientist interview for the YouTube channel
- Help spread the word! Invite your scout, church or other youth group to come to an event
- Donate to the program
- Are you a scientist or organization? Present at an event or host us to come to one of yours over the summer! Email email@example.com to get connected!