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Get Excited About Science!

Science Festivals give students the opportunity to be scientists with 12 hands-on activities.  Imagination Station comes to your school, day or night, to give students and parents a chance to explore science.

Choose from the UPDATED themes below:

Structures

Grades Pre K - 10

Students will become structural engineers as they explore how science, shapes and math combine to create amazing architecture.  Old favorites such as creating earthquake resistant homes, Roman arches and geodesic domes are combined with NEW challenges of creating wind proof towers and bridges out of unusual material.

Forces and Motion

Grades Pre K - 10

Forces, motion, engineering...oh my! Students will explore Newton's Three Laws of Motion and the Engineering Design Process as they experiment with magnets, rockets and creating a machine that will transport a marble.

Earth Science

NEW! Grades Pre K - 10

Students will have an out-of-this-world experiences as they explore the solar system and beyond. They will discover how starts are born, learn facts about the objects in our solar system, model the moon's phases and explore how objects orbit each other. Get ready to have a BLAST!

We provide:

  • Materials for 12 interactive science activities
  • Teacher curriculum guides
  • Content standards alignment for Ohio and Michigan
  • Data recording pages for each student
  • "What I Did Today" take-home sheet
  • Post-visit extension activities
  • In-school marketing materials and support
  • Volunteer recruitment letter
  • Trained educators to provide support throughout the event
  • 30-minute training for teachers and adult volunteers prior to the start of the event
  • Free admission pass to Imagination Station for every student with an adult purchase

Your school provides:

  • 15 adult volunteers to actively facilitate activities*
  • A large, open room, such as a cafeteria or gymnasium
  • 12 tables
  • 2 garbage bins
  • Recycling bin

*Please note that all volunteers are required to stay for the duration of your festival.*

Cost:

$1200 per festival + a mileage fee of $0.65 per mile outside of Lucas County.

To schedule a Science Festival, call 419-244-2674 ext. 134.