You're Invited to the SPICE! Science Open House 2012
Date: September 19, 2012, 6:00-9:00pm
Location: Willamette Hall on the UO Campus
The Science Program to Inspire Creativity and Excellence (SPICE) will hold the 2nd annual "Science Open House" September 19, 2012 in the Willamette Hall Atrium (6:30pm-8:30pm) on the University of Oregon (UO) campus. Eugene's own SLUG Queen Wannabee and advocate for mad science, Professor Doctor Mildred Slugwak Dresselhaus will be in attendance.
The purpose of the event is to help connect community families and educators to science outreach programs on campus and in the community. All activities are completely free and open to the public. There will be something fun for children of all ages.
Hands-on activities and demonstrations will include the Laser Maze, the Flubber Factory, and DNA extraction. Attendees can also sign up for the Science Triathlon were they will complete three activities in the core science disciplines (biology, chemistry and physics).
Programs & Presenters
- Science Circus Demonstration
- UO ChemDemos
- Women in Graduate Sciences
- Summer Academy to Inspire Learning
- Geology club and UODept. of Geological Sciences
- Eugene Maker SPACE
- Brain Development Lab
- Museum of Natural and Cultural History
- Laser Maze
- Flubber Factory
- Marshmallow Launchers
- Egg Drop
- Microwave Mania
- Gum Drop Engineering
- Chemical Reactions
- DNA Extraction
Parking & Directions
Willamette Hall is on 13th street between Agate & University near the heart of campus. It can be found in grid G7 on the UO Parking Map. Close parking after regular business hours can be found in staff lots 2 & 12 (grid G10 & G9). Additional parking can be found on 15th between Agate and University and long University and Agate between 15th & 18th.
Supporting Science Education in Your Community
The UO Science Open House is presented by the Science Program to Inspire Creativity and Excellence (SPICE) at no cost to participants. SPICE provides low and no-cost science opportunities to children (and adults) in the greater Eugene-Sprinfield area. These opportunities include the UO Science and Invention Fair (for all Lane County students K-12), science summer camps, and events such as the SLUG Queen competition, and the We Are Bethel Celebration.
Until more funds can be raised, this Open House will be the last event SPICE can sponsor until the Spring. You can support by donating funds, equipment, and time. For more information about supporting science education for children in your area, please contact the program director, Brandy Todd (541) 346-4313 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SPICE program is supported by the University of Oregon office of Insitutional Equity and Diversity, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Oregon Cener for Optics and the Symantec Corporation.
(541) 346-4313 or email@example.com