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for the 6th Annual
STEM in the Park

Saturday, September 26, 2015

in the Perry Field House @ BGSU


Click Here to Pre-Register for STEM in the Park!


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 giant bubbles to edible DNA. Families will receive take-home STEM
activities and a free lunch. You won’t want to miss it!


NEW This Year

The STEM Stages

The STEM Stage features Super-Sized Demos from The Toledo Zoo and Imagination Station along with several performances by popular musical groups.


Rexie the T-Rex

Get up close and personal with a life-size dinosaur! Rexie the T-Rex will be there live!


Back by Popular Demand in 2015!

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!


Roots 2 STEM
Pre K-2 Zone

Featuring activities that cater specifically to younger children


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 are participating in 2015

American Chemical Society Toledo Local Section
BGSU - Many Colleges and Departments
BGSU Firelands
Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics (BGCTM)
Bowling Green Early Childhood Learning Center: My Montessori!
Bowling Green Fire Division
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Horizon Science Academy of Toledo
Imagination Station
Imagine Madison Avenue School of Arts
Lourdes University
Lubrizol & BiG Fab Lab
Makey Makey with Perrysburg STEM
Metroparks of the Toledo Area
Nature's Nursery
Ohio Northern University Engineering Education
Owens Community College
Rainbow Cooperative Preschool
SSOE Group
Sandusky City Schools
Saturn V Education
Sylvan Learning of Bowling Green
Tau Beta Sigma - National Honorary Band Sorority
The Spoiled RN
The University of Findlay-Biology
Toledo Zoo
Toledo-Lucas County Rain Garden Initiative
UT StACS - UT Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society
University of Toledo SCOPE Program-College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Wood County District Public Library
Wood County Hospital


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