2013 Bozeman Space Race - Montana Science and Engineering Festival
August 26, 2013
Posted By: Shaunescy
Registration is open for the 2013 Bozeman Space Race.
You can register at our website: http://bozemanspacerace.com/
This race will be the opening event for the first annual Montana Science and Engineering Festival: http://spacegrant.montana.edu/Festival.htm
Kids activities include:
- 5k race through the Solar System (ages 10 and up)
- 1k Inner Solar System Sprint (ages 4-11)
- Toddler Mercury Crawl (ages 1-3)
- The Inner solar system will be filled with signs and relevant science info
- 45 minute kid-friendly Solar physics and space lecture
- T-shirts and space pictures/stickers for all race participants.
2013 Bozeman Space Race & Montana Science Festival
5k Fun Run to Benefit the Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT)
What: 5k run/walk through a scale model of the Solar System
When: 9am, Saturday, September 21st, 2013
Where: Start/Finish at MSU Bobcat Stadium
Why: Workout, learn about space, and support space science education in Montana!
Description: To kick off the Montana Science Festival , the Space Public Outreach Team (SPOT) will host an educational 5k fun race. The Space Race will run through an accurate model of the Solar System scaled down to 5 kilometers. Race participants will run from Neptune past all eight of our planets to the Sun. We will also host a 1k inner solar system sprint, and a 65m toddler Mercury crawl.
About SPOT: The Space Public Outreach Team is a student club at MSU dedicated to communicating the excitement and importance of learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to Montana kids. We provide free 45-minute long presentations to any school, youth program, or community group that requests a show. We train MSU undergraduates to effectively engage young audiences, and teach cutting-edge space science being done by NASA and Montana colleges.