Community Event - Alumni Association, College of Natural Sciences

CNS Science Showcase at the UMass Homecoming Block Party

Friday, October 25, 2019: 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Goodell Lawn

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