- This event is suitable for Grades 4-8, Grades 9-12, Adults.
- Approx. 30 minutes ea.
- February 21, 2015
- 11:00 AM
- Balcony Level, E-Suite
- Included with Museum Entry
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a scientist, engineer, or innovator? Challenge your curiosity, experience fun activities and interact with real scientists during Jr. Science Cafés! In celebration of Black Creativity, African American STEM professionals will inspire youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
11 a.m. – Smile! Future Dentist
Dante Brown and Jihan Doss, UIC College of Dentistry
Noon – DJ Science!
David Mays, DJ, Mastermix Academy
1 p.m. – Sudztastik Formulations: Create Soap with Chemistry!
Linda Boasmond, Cedar Concepts Corporation
Ages 10 and up, parents and chaperones welcome. Sessions last about 30 minutes. These events are included in Museum Entry.
About the Black Creativity program
The Museum of Science and Industry’s annual Black Creativity program invites students, teachers, families and the public to explore the legacy of rich contributions and achievements made by African Americans while encouraging deeper interest in science and technology among youth. This year’s programming focuses on innovation, inspiring children to become innovators of tomorrow. For more information about the Black Creativity program, click here.
- Happening Now
Interact with a cutting-edge collection of robots from around the world.
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- Coming Soon
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