UNK Science Day

November 26, 2024
08:00 AM - 02:10 PM
Academics Arts and Sciences
Bruner Hall of Science (east campus) and Discovery Hall (west campus)

The Science Day activities planned are designed for high school juniors and seniors considering attending college to major in a science program. Your students will rotate through eight different disciplines of science.  These disciplines include Biology, Wildlife Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, Engineering, Astronomy, and Health Sciences. Activities will take place in both UNK’s Bruner Hall of Science (east campus) and Discovery Hall (west campus).  We will even provide lunch!

In each science “lab” session, we will introduce your students to a different science discipline using hands-on activities as well as describe career opportunities available to them in each field. The planned activities for Science Day are (subject to change):

  • Reflexes and Reactions 
  • DNA in Strawberries 
  • Skeleton Races  
  • Physics in ACTION!  
  • Math Games  
  • Catapult Competition 
  • Maximizing your (Candy) Intake 
  • Planetarium Show  
  • Campus Tour by UNK Admissions  
  • Lunch provided by UNK College of Arts & Sciences  

Check-in begins at 8:00 am at either the west entrance of Bruner Hall of Science (BHS) or the lobby of Discovery Hall (DSCH). The “lab” sessions will begin at 8:20 am and end at 2:10 pm. 

UNK Departments include: Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, Astronomy & Engineering, and Health Sciences.


Space is limited to 150 participants, so please register no later than Friday, October 4, 2024, by sending your name, school, and students’ names to unkscienceday@unk.edu.

Jamila Bajelan