Science Festival set for Feb. 16 at Penn College

Published 01.06.2023

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The annual science festival for local children and their families is scheduled 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Pennsylvania College of Technology Field House.

The event is sponsored by Penn College, the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce and Lycoming College.

Children at the 2022 Science Festival try their hand at maneuvering robots from VEX Robotics. The 2023 event is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Field House at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The festival features a wealth of hands-on math and science activities for elementary and middle school students and their families. The experiments are designed to make learning fun and stimulate children’s interest in exploring STEM fields of study.

Demonstrations will be provided by organizations and companies that have a focus on science, including local high schools and colleges.

On-campus coordination for the Science Festival is handled by Penn College’s K-12 Outreach Office. The office is accepting reservations for festival exhibitors. (Email K-12 or visit the event's registration page.)

The local Science Festival is a satellite event for the USA Science & Engineering Festival, the nation’s largest celebration of all things science and engineering.

To learn more about services available to educators through the Penn College K-12 Outreach Office, call 570-320-8003.

For information about the college, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.