Saturday is Science Day at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock

Bee Staff ReportsFebruary 11, 2014 

  • IF YOU GO

    WHAT:

    California State University, Stanislaus Science Day

    WHEN:

    Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    WHERE:

    CSUS Naraghi Hall of Science and Science 1 Building, 1 University Circle, Turlock

    INFO:

    The CSU Stanislaus College of Science will host its third annual Science Day on Saturday, with more than 25 different hands-on science activities, tours of labs and outdoor science projects. For more, call (209) 667-3311.

— Saturday is Science Day at California State University, Stanislaus. Children’s attractions include touchable skeletons, tons of hands-on activities and the “Six-Legged Zoo.” Grown-ups can tour the remodeled science buildings.

College of Science activities and tours will be available in the Naraghi Hall of Science and Science 1 Building, the greenhouse and the Trans-California Pathway. Departments participating are biology, chemistry, math, nursing, physics and psychology.

Open labs will welcome touring visitors, who will be able to see and touch skeletons, skulls, fossils and snakes, as well as experience the “Six-Legged Zoo,” which includes living insects and spiders as well as mounted ones, like butterflies. Students in kindergarten through eighth grade can have their Science Day passport stamped at each activity for the opportunity to choose from a selection of prizes.

Science Day is presented by the CSU Stanislaus American Chemistry Society Club, the Biology Student Association, the Blue-Green Hand Society, the Math Club, the Student Nursing Association, the Pre-Health Society, the Psychology Club and the Society of Physics Students.

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