Bellevue College’s Science Division invites community to open house

family enjoys hands-on science

June 4 event will feature science-related activities for all ages

Bellevue College’s Science Division and SAMI (Science And Math Institute) will host an open house for the community on Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a variety of over 50 hands-on, fun, educational activities and demonstrations in science, technology, engineering, and math.

The event will emphasize different areas of scientific and mathematic study throughout the S building as well as critical thinking, strategy, and probability through a variety of game offerings.  The day will also feature a simulated dig for shark tooth fossils; a Makerspace where participants can build simple circuits and towers, and much more. The college’s latest science research equipment will also be on display.

“Science and math are all about doing.  So that’s what we promote here at Bellevue College—immersive, experiential learning,” said SAMI Director, Dr. Jennifer Pang. “Our open house is a great way to show kids that science and math are fun and all around us!”

WHAT:  Bellevue College Science Division Open House

WHEN:  Saturday, June 4; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:  S Building, Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA

WHO:  People of all ages are welcome to attend!

COST:  Free and open to the public

PARKING: Free weekend parking on the Bellevue College campus.

QUESTIONS: Please visit: http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/sami/community-events/. Interested volunteers, 18 years of age or older may contact Jennifer Pang at jennifer.pang@bellevuecollege.edu for more information.

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Last Updated May 18, 2016