Programs

IU Science Fest

Get ready to measure your own brain waves, experiment with bacteria that light up, explore color changes happening in chemical reactions, view the sun, sunspots, and prominences using the Solar Telescope, learn math from puzzles & games, discover the wonders of circuitry, laboratory demonstrations, lectures, tours and more!

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Solar Lab Saturdays

The solar telescope at the Kirkwood Observatory is open to the public on the first Saturday of each month from 1-3 pm. No reservations are required. Free to the public.

Indiana Junior Academy of Science

The Indiana Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) meeting and competition is held on the IU Bloomington campus each fall.  Sponsored by the Indiana Academy of Science, IJAS is designed to encourage high school students to pursue an interest in science study and careers.  Indiana high school teachers register their school to participate in the program and accompany their students to the competition.  Individual students may participate if their school is NOT registered, however the fees are the same and student must be accompanied by an adult parent or mentor.