Minot State Division of Science reaches out to community

The Cyril Moore Science Center and the undergraduate student clubs, Beta Gamma Science Club, Club Biology and AUGITE, are hosting an open house, a perennial favorite, Feb. 21 for students in grades 3-6 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Minot State University faculty and students will demonstrate science research projects.

For the public, the Division of Science will host a chemistry magic show at 3 p.m. in Hoffman Auditorium. Faculty and students will perform experiments developed by MSU classes that include things parents warn their children to never do — play with dangerous chemicals, fire and explosions. The public chemistry magic show starts promptly at 3 p.m. and lasts 40 minutes. It is free and open to the public.

Feb. 16 from 6 to 7 p.m., the Science Club will collaborate with Scheels Kids Club for a mad scientist event. Children are invited to come to the front of the Scheels in Dakota Square Mall, where they can carry out science-based activities.

Feb. 18 in the Dome from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Science Club will participating in the CHI St Alexius Children's Olympics. Children will partake in science-based activities.

For questions, contact Robert Crackel, chair and associate professor within the Division of Science, at Robert.Crackel@minotstateu.edu.

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Published: 02/10/17   

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