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Bring the family to WFYI’s PBS KIDS Playdate at Celebrate Science Indiana on Saturday, October 1

WFYI is excited to be an ongoing partner with Celebrate Science Indiana. 

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This year as part of the WFYI PBS KIDS Playdate series we are launching a fun day with Jet Propulsion and Red Alert Robotics at Celebrate Science Indiana on Saturday, October 1 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.  Celebrate Science Indiana is an exhilarating event that demonstrates the joy of discovery, the economic value of science and science’s significance to society.  Together, Celebrate Science Indiana, with its many partners including WFYI, will make this an informational and exciting day for individuals from all walks of life.

As part of Celebrate Science Indiana, the WFYI PBS KIDS Playdate will engage Hoosiers in interactive STEM-related activities that will ignite their curiosity about something that affects their lives every day. From interactive events and activities to learning from Professor Watermelon, Hoosiers will get the chance to spend the day finding their inner scientist.

Two Indiana High School teams have advanced to the 2016 Nationals of the Team America Rocket Challenge on May 13 and 14

Two Indiana High School teams have made it to the 2016 Nationals of the Team America Rocket Challenge (TARC) on May 13 and 14. Covenant Christian High School and Riley High School rocket teams will go to Washington DC as part of the top 100 teams in the USA out of some 700+ teams that entered. TheyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Indiana You Be The Chemist Challenge Champion Advances to National Challenge

On Saturday, April 16, thirty three grade 5-8 students from across Indiana participated in the 5th Indiana State You Be The Chemist Challenge at the Pike High School Freshman Center in North West Indianapolis. They were the top students from the 8 Indiana Local Challenges held in February and March in Gary, South Bend, Kokomo, Muncie, WestContinue Reading

National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest Winners to be Selected at Celebrate Science Indiana

Celebrate Science Indiana 2015 will be at the Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fair Grounds on Saturday, October 3rd from 9:30 am to 5:30 am. The event is free and open to the public. Fairgrounds parking costs $5.00. Each year as part of National Chemistry Week (October 19-24) activities, the American Chemical Society (ACS)Continue Reading

The ‘Brain Gain’ of Educated Adults and Celebrate Science Indiana

Steve Schuler at Square Root of Not writes: If you live in Indiana, or at least near Indianapolis, you should go to the Celebrate Science Indiana science festival. The festival will emphasize the value of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, careers, and research for Hoosiers and hopes to encourage reduction of the so-calledContinue Reading

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