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for the 6th Annual
STEM in the Park

Saturday, September 26, 2015

in the Perry Field House @ BGSU


See what all the excitement is about!

STEM in the Park
will feature interactive displays and activites created by area universities, community partners, and local businesses to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Join us for a family day of hands-on fun at Bowling Green State University, featuring
everything from sea creatures to pop rockets. Families will receive take-home STEM
activities and a free lunch. You won’t want to miss it!


NEW Activity Zone in 2014!

The Science of Sports

Check out our new featured zone dedicated to the Science of Sports!
How fast can you run?
How high can you jump?
How far can you throw a ball?
Analyze your golf or tennis swing.

You can do all of that and MORE in this new and exciting addition to
STEM in the Park!


Back by Popular Demand in 2014!

Roots 2 STEM
Pre K-2 Zone

Featuring activities that cater specifically to younger children



NEW in 2014!

HopeLine from Verizon

Donate your no-longer-used wireless phones, batteries and accessories in any condition from any service provider to benefit victims of domestic violence. HopeLine will have boxes at STEM in the Park for your donations.


Computer Equipment Recycling
Please bring your unwanted computer hardware equipment to recycle with
ERG Environmental Services
(i.e. laptop, keyboard, printer, mouse, tower)



Parking is free at the Perry Field House. Click here for a campus map.

Free Lunch catered by Tony Packo's (while supplies last)

Click here to download a donation form (pdf)

The following organizations participated in 2014

Biggby Coffee (BG and Maumee)
Bowling Green City Fire Division
Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Bowling Green Early Childhood Learning Center
Build It!
Building Ohio's Sustainable Energy Future (BOSEF)
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Crazy Craig
Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station of First Energy
E.S. Wagner Company
ERG Environmental Services
First Solar, Inc.
Gateway Pre-K School
Imagination Station
K12/Ohio Virtual Academy
Lourdes University
Maumee Valley Historical Society
Metroparks of the Toledo Area
Miss Rita the Balloon Lady
New York Life Insurance Company of Bowling Green
Ohio Northern University
Owens Community College STEM-Science
PNC Bank
PVS Nolwood
Rainbow Co-op Preschool
Saturn V Productions
Sauder Village
Science Alliance: Students Creating Inquiry Exploration Nside Classroom Education
Science Education of Ohio (SECO)/National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)
SDG Creations, Ltd
Spark! Learning - Perrysburg
SSOE Group
St. Aloysius Elementary and Jr. High School
Thayer Family Dealerships
The University of Findlay - College of Education
The Universtiy of Toledo - American Chemical Society
The Wood County Park District
Toledo Botanical Garden/Toledo Grows
Toledo Zoo
Usborne Books & More
West Side Montessori
Wood County District Public Library Children's Place
Wood County Historical Center and Museum
Wood County Hospital
Wood County Soil & Water Conservation District
Wood Lane
Zeemo Productions


To view photos from past STEM in the Park events click here!

Click here to download sample Take Home Activity Cards!



Many thanks to the following organizations for sponsoring STEM in the Park 2015