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Haunted-U is a one day Halloween Science Event in late October for K-6 graders. Please visit the Haunted-U website for more information.


Exploration-U is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Event for the Centre County Community. Penn State and State College Area School District groups present hands-on activities to engage students and families in exploring ideas in STEM. Exploration-U Bellefonte is held in November and Exploration-U State College is held in March. Please visit the Exploration-U website for more information.

The Insoluble Science Challenge

Students work individually to create a 1-3 minute video that identifies an everyday problem and explains how chemistry, science and engineering concepts might offer an innovative solution. There are two age groups: Grades 5-8, and 9-11. Three contestants from each age group will take home a prize! Please visit the Insoluble Science Challenge website for more information.

EYH STEM Career Day for Girls

The EYH STEM Career Day is for girls in grades 6-8 and is held in early February. Join us on campus for a full day of science enrichment, a mini career fair, and a chance to work with Penn State students, graduate students and faculty. Young women have a chance to ponder their future in STEM disciplines. It will be a day to remember! Please visit the EYH STEM Career Day website for more information.