STEM Discovery Day

In-person event on Saturday, February 3, 2024

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:

  • Green Screen Technology at UMD (Emerging Tech), Let's Compound a Lotion* (Pharmacy),  Investigating the Science Behind Language (Psychology/ Linguistics)
  • Automotive Jeopardy (Mechanical Engineering), Playing with Planaria Regeneration (Biology), Mars: The Ultimate Journey Planetarium Show (Astronomy)
  • Safe, Efficient, Engineering: Human vs. Computer (Chemical Engineering), Earth Science Explorations (Earth & Environmental Science), Using Science to Explore Space (Physics & Astronomy)

    *Return activity from 2023

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

When is it? Saturday February 3

 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 inquire about an additional pickup location.