Science in the Parks is an interactive outreach program for children of all ages, especially preschool through middle school, as well as their families. The free program will visit four parks this summer in the Ogden area, in conjunction with Ogden School District’s free summer lunch program. Each week we visit a different park, and each day of the week we present a different collection of interactive, playful, and fun science activities.
We update our calendar and other details on our blog each season.
Each day includes a different set of activities focused on a different theme (displayed in our logo):
See it! | Hear it! | Build it! | Move it! | Feel it!
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Need more science at home? (Who doesn’t?!) We’re compiling helpful links and advice for you on this resource page. You’re also always welcome to contact us with ideas or questions, too.
Did you know that there’s an Arts in the Parks program, too? They visit the same parks as us (on different weeks), and we’re big fans of what they do.
We are always looking for volunteer with us!
Science in the Parks has benefited from this long list of supporters, both within and beyond Weber State University.
Media and Press
We’ve collected some media links for more information, including some of our TV coverage in 2014. And, with special thanks to Ron Proctor, here’s some footage and explanation of the program:
Science in the Parks / Arts in the Parks (HD) from WSU CSME on Vimeo