STEM Discovery Day

In-person event on Saturday, February 4, 2023

Register Today

This is a hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities morning designed for middle and high school students here at UMD. This is a free full or half-day event and includes lunches for registered students!

Youth choose from the following sets of different STEM fields to explore:

  • Plant adaptations (biology), Chocolate Engineering (chemical engineering), The Birds & the Beaks (ecology)
  • Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream (chemical engineering), Big Astronomy (planetarium show), CSI: Bloody Biology *note: we will use supplied blood samples (biochemistry)
  • Let's Compound a Lotion (pharmacy), Chemistry Carnival: Bangs, Flashes, & Shiny Things (chemistry) {morning session only}
  • Mini Robot Building (engineering), Earth Science Exploration (earth & environmental sciences), Civil Engineering Learning Tools (Civil Engineering) {afternoon session only)

Who can attend? 6th- 12th grade students interested in having fun and learning about STEM fields

When is it? Saturday February 4

 9 am-12 pm (morning session), 11:30 am-3 pm (afternoon session), or 9 am-3 pm (all day) 

Where is it? All across the UMD campus, check in will be at Kirby Ballroom

Free busing will be available at local schools to those who register and request first: Denfeld High School, Lincoln Park Middle School, Ordean Middle School, Superior Middle School

Contact [email protected] to request an additional pickup location.