Michigan State University

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MSU Science Festival • April 1 – 30, 2021

MSU’s Science Festival is returning for its ninth year to bring a free, virtual celebration for all science lovers. Throughout April, MSU will host over 200 digital presentations for all ages about topics ranging from music to neuroscience. This extravaganza emphasizes the ways science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, or STEAM, affect our everyday lives and shape our future. Read more

Join us for virtual talks and presentations led by MSU Museum Educators and Curators!

April, 10, 2021
1:00 – 1:35 PM
Baking Rocks! Exploring Earth Science with Cake!
Experiment Along in this Virtual Demonstration with MSU Museum Education Assistant Nick VanAcker

Link to this event on the MSU Science Festival website here:
https://sciencefestival.msu.edu/Event/View/32

April, 10, 2021
11:30 – 11:50 AM
Fins to Limbs: How Our Ancestors Left the Water
Virtual Talk with Michael Gottfried, Associate Professor and MSU Museum Curator

Link to this event on the MSU Science Festival website here:
https://sciencefestival.msu.edu/Event/View/39

April, 20, 2021
6:00 – 6:40 PM
Fire, Water, and Ice: Michigan’s Geological Story
Virtual Talk with Danita Brandt, Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Science and MSU Museum Research Adjunct

Link to this event on the MSU Science Festival website here:
https://sciencefestival.msu.edu/Event/View/65

April, 20, 2021
7:00 – 7:20 PM
The Roc (Elephant Bird) at MSU: Flightlessness, Gigantism, and Extinction
Virtual Talk with Pamela Rasmussen, Assistant Professor and MSU Museum Curator

Link to this event on the MSU Science Festival website here:
https://sciencefestival.msu.edu/Event/View/172