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MS Science Fest


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 .

 

MS SCIENCE FEST OVERVIEW

The LeFleur Museum District (LMD) invites you to attend a special STEM themed festival! On Saturday, September 23rd, all four museums will host a day dedicated to promoting STEM subjects and increasing science literacy. Children and families will have the opportunity to interact with nationally renowned STEM professionals, engage in hands-on activities, and explore exciting experiments and exhibits.

On this special day, visitors can purchase a $10 ticket that will allow you to visit ALL FOUR museums and participate in the MS Science Fest!

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES

Experts and special guests from science-based industries across the state will provide hands-on experiences for children and families. By bringing these experts together, MSF is able to show the range of career opportunities that exist while also sparking participants’ curiosity, excitement, and interest.

*Please note that museum memberships will not be applicable on this date, as the $10 admission grants entry to all four LeFleur Museum District Museums: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum, Mississippi Children’s Museum, and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.

 

 

A FREE shuttle bus will be available between all four museums.

Food vendors will be on-site, too. 

 

 

ACTIVITIES AT OUR MUSEUM
MS Science Fest: Water Journey 

Explore the wonders of water in this fun-filled and interactive event where we will learn about, play with, and discover how to conserve one of our most precious resources: Water. Activities start at our museum at 9 a.m. with additional activities kicking-off at 10 a.m. at the other three museums.

 

Activities Include:

 

  • Water Cycle Game and Craft,
  • Aqua Bodies Exercise,
  • the LIVE Aquatic Animal program,
  • Bubble-ology (the science of making human sized bubbles,  
  • NASA: a representative will conduct activities connected to their search for water on Mars!

 

One ticket, four museums, and lots of science fun! (Members must purchase admission for this event). 

 

Check out http://www.mssciencefest.org/ to learn more.

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