Community Event - Alumni Association, College of Natural Sciences
CNS Science Showcase at the UMass Homecoming Block Party
Visit the CNS Science Showcase at the Homecoming Block Party!
Family-friendly activities and demonstrations let everyone experience the WOW of science.
Planned activities include:
Learn how to extract DNA from strawberries
See how “Oobleck” acts as both a fluid and a solid
Build your own bug mask and view live invertebrates on display
Experience our science of food table
Witness optical effects of all kinds
Discover the science behind GeckSkin
Look through our microscopes to view bees up close
See tree climbing demonstrations from UMass Arboriculture
Play with adoptable dogs