Monthly Archives: February 2015

Only three more weeks!

Have you checked out the Maine Science Festival schedule yet? You can download a printed copy if you prefer paper or check it out online. There’s a separate schedule for each day, with the events listed with brief descriptions, times, locations and suggested appropriate ages. If you’re a parent and are planning to bring your child or children to the […]

Letting Teens Decide

Teen Science Cafés are informal yet interactive gatherings of teens and experts in science and technology. There are several of these café “hubs” in Maine, including the Blue Hill area, central Lincoln County and the Dexter/Dover region. Each Teen Science Café includes free food, a talk about a particular topic by an expert, then hands-on work and […]

CSI: Bangor

  You’ve examined the crime scene, gathered clues, ran lab tests and discovered…it was Professor Plum…with the candlestick…at the Maine Science Festival? Forensic science is a bit more complicated then a board game. Alicia Wilcox, Assistant Professor at Husson University’s School of Legal Studies, along with her forensic science students, will be setting up a simulated crime scene for festival goers […]

More than basketball

School vacation is next week and if you and your kids are not up to attending the wide array of high school basketball games Maine has to offer, many of our partners have other activities your familiy might enjoy. The Challenger Learning Center is having a science camp for ages 5 through grade 5. Your children will build […]

2015 MSF event schedule is online!

The 2015 Maine Science Festival event schedule is now online at our updated website! MSF events start at 4pm on Friday, March 20th, with a Teen Tech Night at the Maine Discovery Museum, and continue until our last scheduled event on Sunday, March 22 at 5pm with a discussion of Science and Faith at Penobscot […]