abc
QUICK LINKS:

Thousands of Kids to Head to the U of M for Energy Shows

Updated: 01/13/2014 5:13 PM
Created: 01/13/2014 10:53 AM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

Explosions, flames and rock music and are all a part of a unique University of Minnesota outreach program that aims to interest elementary school students in science.

The annual Energy and U shows, put on by the College of Science and Engineering, are expected to attract around 5,000 students to the University of Minnesota campus.

Monday was the first day of shows.

Students learn about energy with an informative slideshow set to music and demonstrations that include loud explosions, bright flashes, flames and a dance party.

There will be three events per day at Smith Hall. The shows end on Jan. 17.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
23°
24° | 20°
  • Feels like: 15° F
  • Wind: SE 7mph
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Wed Snow likely
    28° | 8°
  • Thu Mostly sunny
    16° | 10°
  • Fri Partly cloudy
    28° | 14°
  • Sat Partly cloudy
    28° | 12°

Video

KSTP NEWS