April 28 Marks 30 Years of Rockets, Robots, Chemistry and Coding
Rockville, Maryland, April 9 – The 30th 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. Sunday, April 28, at Montgomery College-Rockville, 51 Mannakee St.
Activities and exhibits include building and launching rockets, telescopes, robots and backyard wildlife, ship models, microscopes, snakes, 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 students 16 and older who volunteer before or during the event. Learn more at http://rockvillesciencecenter.org/rockville-science-day.
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 center hosts activities at the Makerspace in the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., in Rockville Town Square. Activities include programming, electronics, amateur radio license training and other high-tech projects. Find the Makerspace schedule at www.meetup.com/Rockville-RSC-Makerspace.
Learn more about these and other upcoming events at http://rockvillesciencecenter.org/events/list.
RSC is a nonprofit supported by the generous donations of its members and sponsors, including the City of Rockville. Visit http://rockvillesciencecenter.org/support to learn more.
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Director of Communication