Saturday is Science Day at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock

02/11/2014 3:33 PM

02/13/2014 7:55 PM

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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