Oregon State University

Family Science and Engineering Nights

Family Science and Engineering Nights (FSENs) are held in local elementary schools within a 45-minute drive of Oregon State University. FSENs are offered on certain Thursday nights throughout the University term from 6:30PM - 8:00PM. OSU students and faculty bring hands-on science and engineering activities for a fun family event! 

 

Activities change depending on department availability, but have inluded the following in the past:

  • Dry Ice
  • Taste and Smell
  • Liquid Nitrogen
  • Gel Polymers
  • Super Absorbant Polymers
  • Segway Scooters
  • Rockets
  • Chromatography

There is no cost for schools to attend; however, we do ask that the following facility requests are provided to ensure all activities are possible:

  • 10 full-sized lunch tables (One table will need access to electricity)
  • Access to a door that leads outside to well-lit flat spot (for firing rockets)
  • A 50'x10' open area inside the gym for the Segway scooter
  • Access to water (preferably warm), does not need to be running at the table.

 

For more information, email Emily at precollege@oregonstate.edu

Contact Info

COSEY
239 Covell Hall,
Corvallis, OR 97333
541.737.9424
cosey@oregonstate.edu
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