Super Science Saturday for high school students is Nov. 11

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October 30, 2017

VINCENNES, Ind. - Area high school students are invited to attend Vincennes University’s Super Science Saturday on Nov. 11. The program offers a full day of activities where students can investigate, experiment, and learn more about the wonders of science.

The event is sponsored by VU’s College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics and will take place in the new Updike Hall. Admission is free and lunch is provided. Registration is required.

Check-in will be at 8:45 a.m. (EST) and students will choose from nine different activities, ranging from “Projectile motion experiments: How big a ‘splat’ can we make” to “Making moisturizer” to “Behind the scenes at a veterinary clinic.”

Super Science Saturday will conclude with “The Amazing Chemistry Show” featuring a dazzling array of explosions, colored foam, liquid nitrogen, and glow-in-the-dark solutions. The chemistry show is open to the public and admission is free.

Super Science Saturday is open to area high school students with an interest in science. Registration can be made by calling Lori Osmon, 812-888-5131 or

8:45 a.m. - Check-in (Updike Hall)
9:00 a.m. - Activity 1
11:00 a.m. - Lunch
12:00 noon - Activity 2
2:00 p.m. - Careers in STEM, hosted by the Society of Women Engineers
2:45 p.m. - The Amazing Chemistry Show (Skelton Center)

Activity choices:
Fun with titrations
Fish population sampling using electrofishing techniques
Designing urban agriculture
Making moisturizer
Classic construction: making math artistic
Projectile motion experiments: How big a “splat” can we make?
Climate detectives: Coring is not boring!
How to make silly putty and how to “silver” a bottle
Behind the scenes at a veterinary clinic


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