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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Find Rockets, Robots, Chemistry and Coding at Rockville Science Day

Rockville, Maryland, April 5 – The 29th annual Rockville Science Day offers a chance to experience science hands-on, with science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos from over 90 local organizations and businesses.

This Rockville tradition is free and will be held from noon-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, at Montgomery College-Rockville, at 51 Mannakee St.

Activities and exhibits include building and launching rockets, a traveling planetarium, telescopes, robots and botball, backyard wildlife, ship models, microscopes, snakes, oyster farming, stream science, a pigeon release, Civil War medical practice, coding challenges, math puzzles, chemistry in action (including flames, explosions and other reactions), electric vehicle demos, quadcopters, archaeology mini-digs, 3-D printing and brain games.

Student Service Learning hours are available for Montgomery County Public Schools students 16 and older who volunteer before or during the event. Learn more and register to exhibit at

Can’t Wait for Science Day?

The Rockville Science Center sponsors a free Science Tuesday on the second Tuesday of the month, a Science Café on the third Tuesday of the month and summer camps at the Bullis School and at City of Rockville community centers.

For something a bit more hands-on, the RSC hosts activities at the Studio i Makerspace at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., in Rockville Town Square. Activities include programming, electronics, rocketry, amateur radio license training and other high-tech projects. Find the Studio i Makerspace schedule at

Learn more about these and other upcoming events at

RSC is a nonprofit supported by the generous donations of its members and sponsors, including the City of Rockville. Visit to learn more.

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication

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