On April 12-14, 2013, Nebraskans will explore the wonders of science at the inaugural Nebraska Science Festival, which will feature fun and interactive science- and technology-related activities across the Omaha area.
|Bill Nye the Science Guy will headline the inaugural Nebraska Science Festival in April.|
A visit from "The Science Guy"
America's favorite stand-up scientist Bill Nye will headline the inaugural festival on April 12 at 7:30 p.m. during a free presentation at the Joslyn Museum's Witherspoon Hall. A mechanical engineer, author, comedian and inventor, Nye aims to help people understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Ticket information will be announced in January.
Festival programs and activities will take place throughout that weekend in the Omaha area with the majority of events being free to the public. See a list of festival highlights.
A science literacy
Spearheaded by UNMC and several other science-related Nebraska organizations, the Nebraska Science Festival is a growing collaboration interested in the advancement of science literacy.
With its science festival, Nebraska joins such states as New York, North Carolina, California, Wisconsin and Florida in bringing people of all ages together to celebrate science.
Visit www.nescifest.com for more information, including how to get involved as a participating site, exhibitor and volunteer.