Science Saturday 10am - noon at the Gillespie Museum

Science Saturday

Our monthly Science Saturdays give scientists and environmentalists of all ages the opportunity to join in some fun and engaging activities!  Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dates at a Glance

February 8 - We Love Rocks and Minerals

March 21 - Physics Extravaganza

April 18 - Earth Day Celebration

Spring 2020

We Love Rocks

February 8, 10 a.m. - noon

We Love Rocks and Minerals

Get ready for Valentine's Day with a celebration of gemstones and other precious stones. Young scientists will have an opportunity to follow a scavenger hunt through the museum’s exhibit, Storied Stone.  In a workshop, visitors can create gifts and cards!

Stetson physics students

March 21, 10 a.m. - noon

Physics Extravaganza!

Stetson’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students will offer a dazzling display of physics experiments in the laboratories of Sage Science Center; and in the museum, young scientists will have a chance to explore the physics of fluorescent minerals in our Underground World, and learn about other forces in the physical world.

Earth Day 2020

April 18, 10 a.m. - noon

Earth Day Celebration

A part of Stetson University's Earth Week, Earth Day at the Gillespie is our annual celebration, outdoor fair and environmental teach-in.