UMaine community members participating in fourth annual Maine Science Festival
The fourth annual Maine Science Festival will be held throughout downtown Bangor and Orono March 15–18.
The University of Maine is one of the major event sponsors. Several members of the UMaine community will lead workshops and participate in the program that draws science, innovation and creative achievement enthusiasts of all ages.
A list of some UMaine-led events follows.
- Science on Tap: Food Edition — Jennifer Perry
- Friday Field Trip Day — For schools and homeschoolers, highlighted by UMaine’s College of Engineering, Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research, and Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
- Tech Night — UMaine’s chapter of ACM-W, RiSE Center
- Explore — Emera Astronomy Center and M. F. Jordan Planetarium
- 5 Minute Genius — Sharon Klein, Andrew Thomas
- Exploration Station — Featuring “Nature Prints” at University of Maine Museum of Art
- VR and More with VEMI — VEMI Lab
- VR: Not Just Fun & Games — Justin Dimmel
- Implicit Bias: Explained — Susan Gardner, Jordan LaBouff, John Thompson (moderator)
- Curator’s Tour of “Shadows of Earth” Caleb Charland Exhibition — George Kinghorn, University of Maine Museum of Art
- Weather vs. Climate — Sean Birkel
- Maine Citizen Science — Kalyn Bickerman-Martens, Sarah Nelson, Esperanza Stancioff, Linda Silka (moderator)
- Life that Lives on Us — Ian Bricknell, Anne Lichtenwalner
- Science of Dance — MacKenzie Stetzer
- Inspired by Nature — Qian Xue
- Mammoths in Maine — Harold Borns
- Dynamic Earth — Emera Astronomy Center and M. F. Jordan Planetarium
- Ugly Lies the Bone Talkback — Raymond Perry
The full Maine Science Festival schedule is online.