Rocket-building, Backyard Wildlife and Botball at Science Day

What you need to know if you Go
What: Rockville Science Day
When: Sunday, April 19, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Montgomery College-Rockville, 51 Mannakee St.
Cost: FREE

The 31st annual Rockville Science Day offers a chance to experience science hands-on, with science and technology-related exhibits, activities, games and demos from over 90 local organizations and businesses.

Activities and exhibits include building and launching rockets, telescopes, robots, backyard wildlife, ship models, microscopes, snakes, stream science, a pigeon release, Civil War medical practice, coding challenges, math puzzles, chemistry in action (including flames, explosions and other reactions), electric vehicle demos, quadcopters, archaeology mini-digs, 3-D printing and brain games.

Learn more and register to exhibit at

Can’t Wait for Science Day?
The Rockville Science Center sponsors a free Science Tuesday on the second Tuesday of the month, a Science Café on the third Tuesday of the month and now has a storefront center at 36C Maryland Ave., in Rockville Town Square.

The center also hosts hands-on activities at the Makerspace in the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., in Rockville Town Square. Activities include programming, electronics, amateur radio license training and other high-tech projects. Find the Makerspace schedule at

Learn more about these and other upcoming events at

RSC is a nonprofit supported by the generous donations of its members and sponsors, including the City of Rockville. Visit to learn more.

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