Join us for
STEM in the Park
Saturday, September 7, 2013
in the Perry Field House @ BGSU
See what all the excitement is about!
What is STEM in the Park?
A free event for all northwest Ohio families and the entire community. Featuring:
Four hours of engaging, hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities from over 50 area businesses, schools and organizations
Free lunch and other refreshments (while supplies last)
Free take-home activities
Free STEM materials
Fun for the whole family
What do you get when you cross a giant bubble,
a snake, and a mechanical engineer?
You get... STEM in the Park
Join us for a family day of hands-on fun at Bowling Green State University (rain or shine) featuring a free lunch, take-home STEM activities, and everything from sea creatures to pop rockets. You won’t want to miss it!
STEM in the Park will feature interactive displays and activities created by community partners and area universities to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Parking is free at the Perry Field House. Click here for a campus map.
The following organizations participated in our 2012 event
BGSU - Academic Investment in Math and Science (AIMS) program
BGSU - Biological Sciences - Herpetarium
BGSU - Construction Management
BGSU - Department of Biological Sciences - Marine Lab
BGSU Department of Chemistry & Chemistry Club
BGSU - Department of Geology
BGSU - Department of Physics and Astronomy
BGSU - Department of Psychology (J.P. Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior)
BGSU - Engineering Technology
BGSU - Office of Admissions
BGSU - School of Teaching & Learning, AYA Program
BGSU - School of Teaching & Learning, Middle Childhood Program
BGSU - School of Teaching and Learning - Early Childhood Program
BGSU - School of Teaching and Learning - Middle Grades Math Ed
BGSU - Science and Mathematics Education in ACTION Program
BGSU - University Libraries - Curriculum Resource Center
BGSU - Visual Communication Technology
From The Community
BGSU and Owens Community College - SETGO & the SETGO STEMS Alliance
BOSEF (Building Ohio's Sustainable Energy Future), a project of Univ. of Toledo, BGSU,
Northwest State Comm. College and Owens Comm. College
Bowling Green Early Childhood Learning Center
Bowling Green Fire Division
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Connect A Million Minds, an initiative of Time Warner Cable
Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station (of First Energy)
Educaching/SDG Creations Ltd.
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
Metroparks of the Toledo Area
New York Life Insurance Company
Ohio Northern University
PVS Nolwood Chemicals, Inc
Rain Garden Initiative
Rainbow Cooperative Preschool
Risa's Music Circle
SECO (Science Education Council of Ohio)
Seven Eagles Historical Education Center
The Lathrop Company
The Toledo Zoo
Toledo Technology Academy
University of Toledo Student American Chemical Society
West Side Montessori School
Wood County District Public Library
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
Wood County Park District
Wood County Hospital
Click here to view all of the 2012 Activity providers and stations
To view photos from 2012, 2011, & 2010 event click here!
Click here to download sample Take Home Activity Cards!
2013 STEM in the Park