First Saturday Science

  • FREE and open to the public

    Calling all junior scientists! We are excited for our first event of the 2023-2034 school year! We hope to see you there. The event is free, open to the public, and open house style. That means stop by any time between 12-2pm to join in on the fun! Free parking is available in the lot behind Metro State University's Founders Hall (700 Seventh Street East). There is also a parking ramp across Maria Ave. from Founders Hall. Please use skyway in Founders Hall to gain access to the Jason R. Carter Science Education Center. Check us out on YouTube: @FirstSaturdayScience Join our email list! Contact For accessibility resources including parking and disability-related accomodations please contact the Center for Accessibility Resources at 651-793-1549 or

    In person sessions will be at Metro State University, Jason R. Carter Science Education Center, 664 6th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55106

    Saturdays 12:00pm -2:00pm

    • October 7th - Soil Science: The World Beneath our Feet -In October we will be learning all about soil science! Get ready to get down and dirty learning about soil texture, layers, pH and more!
    • November 4th - Evolution
    • December 2nd - Natural Disasters
    • February 3rd - Ocean Life: Plenty of Fish in the Sea
    • March 2nd - Electronics
    • April 6th - Atoms & Elements: They Make Up Everything@
    • May 4th - Insects: What's bugging You?

    Learn more at home! Watch our at home video series on Youtube!


    Program cost:
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Program scholarships:
    How do families register?:

    Walk in at Metro State Science Education Building

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