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.

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