April 1-6 on the Michigan State campus. It's a free festival for lifelong learners of all ages!
The MSU Science Festival is a FREE multi-day celebration of science, fueled by some of the basic elements essential to scientific inquiry: curiosity, wonder, and discovery.
There will be events for the whole family to enjoy, on topics ranging from the ordinary to the extraordinary. And it's all free!
Here are some events that friends and fans of WKAR might be especially interested in.
Tuesday April 1, 2:30 pm
WKAR - Communication Arts & Sciences Room 145
Join us for a special presentation on science entertainment as experts connect WKAR and PBS science television programming with interactive games that bring science to life right in your hands. Guests are encouraged to bring their mobile device and play along. For young scientists, students and families. Presented by: Zach Constan (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory); Susi Elkins (WKAR); Casey O'Donnell and Amanda Krueger (MSU Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media)
Robert Krulwich: Talking Science to Non-Scientists: Saddham Hussein's Secret Octopus and Other Stories.
Friday April 4, 7 pm
Kellogg Center, Big Ten Room B & C
Incorporating his unique insight and humor, Robert Krulwich shares TV and radio stories, including "An Octopus with Saddam Hussein" and other stories involving crows, two squids on a blind date, and a bird that invents an anti-gravity device. Doors open at 6:30 PM. A reception will follow this event. Robert Krulwich is co-host of National Public Radio's "Radiolab," a show about curiosity, science, and philosophy.
Ready To Learn with WKAR
Sunday April 6, 2-4 pm LSJ EXPO Tent
WKAR's Ready To Learn service hosts hands-on science activities for children ages 4-8 on Sunday.