7 Days of STEM

 September 15th – 21st

7DSSponsored by 

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Events

Events & times are subject to change.  Check the calendar below frequently for most up-to-date information. Printable version of calendar available here – 7 Days of STEM Calendar of Events Brochure

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7 Days of STEM Kick-Off Event Chaney STEM/VPA Campus 1:00 pm
7 Days of STEM Kick-Off Event Ch... @ Chaney STEM
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
OH WOW! and friends kick-off 7 Days of STEM with an assembly at Chaney STEM!!
STEM Trivia Showdown Hosted By STEM College Dean Martin Abraham! 7:00 pm
STEM Trivia Showdown Hosted By S... @ Suzie's Dogs & Drafts
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
STEM Trivia Showdown Hosted By STEM College Dean Martin Abraham! @ Suzie's Dogs & Drafts | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Enter as a team or individual and Get Your Geek On at STEM Trivia Showdown hosted by Martin Abraham, Dean of the YSU College of STEM!  Prizes for winners! Round One = Mythbusters to Mitochondria, STEM in Pop Culture Round … Continue reading
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Art and Technology at the Butler 11:00 am
Art and Technology at the Butler @ The Butler Institue of American Art
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
Art and Technology at the Butler @ The Butler Institue of American Art | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
The Butler will provide tours of the Beecher Center for Art and Technology and accompanying brochure containing information about the artists, exhibits, and terminology.  Tours should be scheduled through the Education Department.
Tiny Teslas Club 10:00 am
Tiny Teslas Club @ OH WOW!
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
FeltSmart Story Book Productions presents “But…Mom’s NOT A Robot!” an hour of EDU-TAINMENT. An entertaining but educational program that teaches preschool children about how robots and humans are alike and different.
NASA Presents Astronaut for a Day (Family) 1:00 pm
NASA Presents Astronaut for a Da... @ Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm
NASA Presents Astronaut for a Day (Family) @ Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
 
Kazoo Racer 2:30 pm
Kazoo Racer @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 16 @ 2:30 pm
Join the library in its Children’s Department to build a Kazoo Racer!  Registration is required, beginning 9/8/14.  Call (330) 534-3512 ext. 4
The Science of Contraception (Teens & Adults) 6:00 pm
The Science of Contraception (Te... @ YWCA of Youngstown
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everything You Wanted to Know about Contraception but Were Afraid to Ask: The Science and Technology of Contraception with Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio Medical Director Dr. Tim Kress. We will explore the science and technology of contraception throughout history. … Continue reading
YSU College of STEM Lecture “The Utica/Point Pleasant Shale: A Geological & Historical Perspective” 6:00 pm
YSU College of STEM Lecture “The... @ Moser Hall, Youngstown State University
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
YSU College of STEM Lecture "The Utica/Point Pleasant Shale: A Geological & Historical Perspective" @ Moser Hall, Youngstown State University | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Lecture will be given by Tom Serenko, Chief of Ohio’s Geological Survey and Ohio’s 13th State Geologist.  The Utica/Point Pleasant interval is one of many oil resources that have been exploited in Ohio since the development of the Macksburg field … Continue reading
Sneak Preview of “Dynamic Earth” (Family) 8:00 pm
Sneak Preview of “Dynamic Earth”... @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm
Sneak Preview of "Dynamic Earth" (Family) @ Ward Beecher Planetarium | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
For more information visit www.wbplanetarium.org
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Niles Fire Brick Exhibit 10:00 am
Niles Fire Brick Exhibit @ Youngstown Historical Center for Industry & Labor
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm
Niles Fire Brick Exhibit @ Youngstown Historical Center for Industry & Labor | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
An exhibit chronicling the history of the Niles Fire Brick Co & its employees.  1870s – 1900s.  Activities for children grades 4-12.
Iron Roots Urban Farm Tour 5:30 pm
Iron Roots Urban Farm Tour @ YNDC/Iron Roots Urban Farm
Sep 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Iron Roots Urban Farm Tour @ YNDC/Iron Roots Urban Farm | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Tour Iron Roots Urban Farm, learn about growing food in the city, and meet the farm staff! www.yndc.org
Oak Hill Makerspace Open House 6:00 pm
Oak Hill Makerspace Open House @ Oak Hill Makerspace
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oak Hill Makerspace Open House @ Oak Hill Makerspace | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
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1914-2014: A Century of Steel Making in Brier Hill 12:00 pm
1914-2014: A Century of Steel Ma... @ Tyler History Center
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1914-2014: A Century of Steel Making in Brier Hill @ Tyler History Center | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Bring your lunch and Explore the history of iron and steel making in Brier Hill! http://mahoninghistory.org/tyler-history-center/
Maker Camp Activities 4:30 pm
Maker Camp Activities @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the library as they offer demos in the teen room featuring favorite Maker Camp activities and learn more about Maker Day programs.  No registration required.
From STEM to Table: The Science of Local Food 6:00 pm
From STEM to Table: The Science ... @ Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
From STEM to Table: The Science of Local Food @ Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
7 Days of Stem is pleased to announce From STEM to Table: The Science of Local Food event! Come join us on September 18th as local farmers and chefs join forces to create a night to remember! Evening highlights include: … Continue reading
Sneak Preview of “Dynamic Earth” (Family) 8:00 pm
Sneak Preview of “Dynamic Earth”... @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm
Sneak Preview of "Dynamic Earth" (Family) @ Ward Beecher Planetarium  | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
For more information visit http://www.wbplanetarium.org/
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STEM Student for a Day 9:00 am
STEM Student for a Day @ YSU College of STEM
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
STEM Student for a Day @ YSU College of STEM  | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
High School Seniors are invited to be a STEM Student for a Day!  Select applicants will be paired with a current STEM student to sit in classes and meet with faculty in their major of interest.  Space is limited, so … Continue reading
YBI Lunch & Learn – Additive & Advanced Manufacuring 12:00 pm
YBI Lunch & Learn – Additive & A... @ Youngstown Business Incubator
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
YBI Lunch & Learn - Additive & Advanced Manufacuring  @ Youngstown Business Incubator | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Lunch & learn from 12pm-1pm at YBI Named #1 Best University Affiliated Business Incubator in the World by UBII Topic: Additive &  Advanced Manufacturing Lunch provided, but RSVP required. Email reservations to: hminor@ybi.org
STEAM Digital Scavenger Hunt (Family) 3:00 pm
STEAM Digital Scavenger Hunt (Fa... @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm
Bring your ipads, ipods, or other digital devices loaded with a QR code reader to participate in this all things STEAM scavenger hunt!
Sidewalk Astronomy & “Skywatch” (Family) 8:00 pm
Sidewalk Astronomy & “Skywatch” ... @ Ward Beecher Planetarium
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Sidewalk Astronomy & "Skywatch" (Family) @ Ward Beecher Planetarium | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Skywatch starts at 8 p.m. and Sidewalk Astronomy will be from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information visit www.wbplanetarium.org  
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Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge 9:00 am
Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge @ Austintown Fitch High School
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge @ Austintown Fitch High School | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
Teams from Ohio and Pennsylvania will battle in the Mahoning Valley Robotics Challenge!  Bring the family out to see what area robotics teams are doing, and enjoy some EDUtainment provided by OH WOW!
Organic Compost Class 10:00 am
Organic Compost Class @ Fairgreen Neighborhood Garden
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Compost Campaign and Grow Youngstown provide this educational activity filled with information about the composting process!  See how a real compost pile is made! www.growyoungstown.org/
Lego Lab (Family) 10:30 am
Lego Lab (Family) @ Hubbard Public Library
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am
The library’s Lego Lab is in full session!  Registration Required, beginning 9/2/14.  Call 330-534-3125 ext 4
Sunset at the Farm (Family) 5:00 pm
Sunset at the Farm (Family) @ Mill Creek MetroParks Farm
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Watch the sun set on the horizon as you enjoy the late summer atmosphere at the Farm. Enjoy folk music as you roast a marshmallow over the campfire, explore the animal barns and a corn maze, watch cider and homemade … Continue reading
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4th Silly Science Sunday 11:00 am
4th Silly Science Sunday @ OH WOW!
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
4th Silly Science Sunday  @ OH WOW! | Youngstown | Ohio | United States
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About 7DS

7 Days of STEM is Youngstown’s Regional Science Festival powered by OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology.  The 7-day, community celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics will:

  • Provide a variety of hands-on, interactive learning opportunities rooted in STEM,
  • Showcase STEM events, organizations, institutions, professionals, & businesses in Youngstown and surrounding area,
  • Energize inquisitiveness and provoke curiosity in the minds of learners of all ages in the greater Mahoning Valley and beyond

The festival is made possible in part with our membership to Science Festival Alliance & funds made possible through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation‘s program in Public Understanding of Science and Technology.

Festival Sponsors

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Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown

Frank Rulli

Swan Charitable Fund

Schermer Charitable Trust

Get Involved

Our planning team is thrilled to hear what STEM events you have planned for this fall, and to see if they fit into the festival’s mission.  As a participating organization, your event information will be promoted and be included in all festival materials at no cost.  OH WOW! is powering the festival with the assistance of the planning team, and looks forward to highlighting all of the STEM educational opportunities happening in our community!

To be considered for the festival schedule Monday, Sept. 15 – Saturday, Sept. 20, please fill out the Request for Entry form.  Silly Science Sunday 2014 will be the final day of the festival, Sunday, Sept. 21. hosted inside and outside OH WOW! on W. Federal Street downtown Youngstown.

7 Days of STEM Request for Entry

7 Days of STEM-Silly Science Sunday Exhibitor Form

Festival Planning Committee

Martin Abraham, Ph.D.

YSU College of STEM

Carmella Ballone

Cohen & Company

Suzanne Barbati

OH WOW!

Alexa Sweeney Blackann

Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC

Josh Blackann

Turning Technologies

Audra Carlson

OH WOW!

Julie Downie

Community Member

Terri Fleming

TCTC

Sue Marshall Jones

Community Member

Pam Lubich

Chaney STEM

Tara Mady

Mahoning County CVB

Katie Seminara

OH WOW!

Bruce Sherman

Sherman Creative Promotions

Merry Gubany Wagner

Macchione Richardson Insurance Agency

Sue Watson

Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition

Jan Williams

Community Member

Andy Yantes

Austintown Robotics

Contact

Katie Seminara, Assistant Manager
manager@ohwowkids.org
(330) 744-5914

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