Friday, April 18, 2014

Join us for the 16th annual Maryland Day to explore our world of fearless ideas on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Maryland Day is an exciting opportunity for prospective students and area residents to learn more about the University of Maryland.

Maryland Day offers more than 400 festivities including exhibits, workshops, hands-on demonstrations, performances, cross-campus tours, lectures, petting zoos, and athletic events.

Maryland Day will be held rain or shine. Admission and parking are free. Directions to campus via public transportation are available online.

We hope you’ll join the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences on Science & Tech Way for the 42 events listed below! To view the full day’s schedule, please visit the Maryland Day website.

AV Williams Building

    • MdBioLab - next to Wind Tunnel

Bioscience Research Building

    • Chemistry Magic - Front Entrance
    • Learn about Programs in Life, Chemical Sciences, and Pre-Health – Room 1101
    • Make a Microbe - Lobby
    • Maryland Wildlife Quest - Front Entrance

Chemistry Building

    • Chemathon: A Gem of A Day: The Chemistry of Precious Solids - G. Forrest Woods Atrium 

Computer Science Instructional Center

    • A Robot with Vision and Language - Lobby
    • Cyber Security Club Hacking Demonstration - Lobby
    • Everyone Can Code! – Room 1122
    • Explore Computer Science – Room 1115
    • Humanoid Robot Demonstration - Lobby
    • Learn Computing from Young Terps – Room 1121

Geology Building

    • Discovering Earth Dynamics – Outdoor
    • Fossil Dig – Outdoor
    • Minerals and the Earth: The Stuff of Life – Room 2118

Glenn L. Martin Building

    • CMNS Science Hunt - Front Lawn
    • Discover NASA Goddard – Front Lawn
    • Earth System Science and Climate Change - Front Lawn
    • Maryland Day Mathematics Exhibit - Front Lawn
    • Maryland's Weather and Climate - Front Lawn

John S. Toll Physics Building

    • Cosmic Ray Lab Tour - Front Lawn
    • Learn about Physical, Math, and Computer Science Programs – Room 1412
    • Liquid Nitrogen Ice-Cream - Front Lawn
    • Make & Take Mini-Demos - Front Lawn
    • Physics Demos - Front Lawn
    • Physics is Phun – Room 1412
    • Physics of Pottery – Lobby  
    • Smoke Ring Cannon - Front Lawn
    • What Grown-ups Learn from Playing with Sandpiles - Front Lawn

Mathematics Building

    • Molecules and Cells in Motion in the Biomolecular Discovery Dome – Lobby

Physical Sciences Complex

    • Ask an Astronomer - Plaza
    • Citizen Science: No Telescope Needed! - Plaza
    • Fingerprinting the Universe - Plaza
    • Physics Lecture: On My Surprises in the Hunt for the Mathematical Origins of SUSY - Lobby
    • Solar Observing - Plaza

Plant Sciences Building

    • Bone Collector and Forensic Science - Room 1168
    • Discover a Swamp – Room 1162
    • Germs! Five-Second Rule! – Rooms 1171 and 1168
    • Insect Petting Zoo – Room 1161
    • Life Questions with Biology Answers – Room 1164
    • Vision Screenings - Pre-Optometry Society – Room 1172

Tawes

    • Bilingualism – Plaza