Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (Melvin Laird Center – Erdman Lobby)

1000 N. Oak Avenue

Marshfield, WI 54449

This event features stations that families can move through at their own pace and conduct experiments/demonstrations. Kids and families will have fun learning about archaeology, chemical reactions, biology, physics and more! The STEM Scout Discovery Bus will also be on-site.

The various research centers at the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute will host different interactive educational and research displays, which will provide a general awareness of the key research activities taking place at MCRI and in the Marshfield community.

This event is held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Activities include:

  • STEM Scout Discovery Van
  • Photo booth with props
  • Usability Lab tours and on-hands activity

Eight experiment tables:

  • Dry ice farts
  • Elephant toothpaste
  • Make your own ice cream
  • Gassy reactions
  • Archaeology dig
  • Make your own bouncy ball
  • Rainbow in a jar
  • Blood in a tube

Five educational interactive booths:

  • Get the facts, not the flu
  • Secrets to good oral health
  • All of Us Research Program; Advancing precision medicine
  • Clinical research: Know your role
  • Rural and agricultural health and safety