Stetson University

Science Saturday

Calling all young scientists for monthly Saturday morning workshops! Topics vary but the fun repeats! Here's your chance to learn scientific principles from Stetson University faculty and undergraduates (students under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.). Admission is free and open to all.

Fall 2014

September 27 - Smithsonian Museum Day

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Opening of Common Clay, and Otherwise, an environmental installation by Rachel Mathes ('14) and a display on Florida clay. Join DeLand area museums in partnership with the Smithsonian for a celebration.

October 25 - Mostly Green Halloween

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A showcase of hands-on activities and experiments demonstrating mysterious and unusual animal behaviors and plant habits. Think outside the candy box!

November 8 - Rock at the Gillespie

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join in a Homecoming Weekend celebration of Stetson University's Earth Science Museum in a natural setting, as the Gillespie Museum turns 56!


Spring 2015


January 24 -- Clay, Fossils & Other Sedimentary Wonders

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Learn about the geology of our state through hands-on experiments in sedimentation, and a little fossil digging.  Welcome HATS students!


February 7 - Save a Sandhill III

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Plant ecology, biodiversity, and some digging in the Volusia Sandhill Ecosystem.  Join us learning about and restoring an  historic Florida ecosystem.


March 21 - Brain Awareness/Physics Extravaganza

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mind-boggline experiments and demonstrations about brains AND physics!


April 18 - Earth Day at the Gillespie

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Our annual showcase of earth-friendly acitives.  Welcome Volusia ECHO Rangers!

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