STEM in the Park




for the 8th Annual STEM in the Park

Saturday, September 23, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

in the Perry Field House @ BGSU


See what all the excitement is about!

Get Your Wheels Turning with STEM!




Sponsored by Thayer Dealerships
Featuring The Right Direction

Rotate, Spin, and Roll into the ALL WHEELS ZONE where you will encounter all types of Wheels, Tires, and Gears.





Interact with organizations highlighting cutting edge technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots.



STEM in the Park will feature interactive displays and activities created by area universities, community partners, and local businesses to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.




H2O Zone



Science of Sports Zone

Science of Sports Logo

Food Science Zone

Food Science Zone Logo


Science & Technology of
Digital Media Zone

Science of Technology Digital Media Logo

As part of our new Food Science Zone, we are once again teaming up with Food for Thought in an effort to help squash hunger. Please bring a food item or a basic household/personal care necessity with you to donate. All donations will once again stay in the BG Community and will be taken to the Cocoon Shelter. There will be a mobile pantry on site to accept your donations.

 Click here to download a (pdf) that list all the things needed.

Thank you! Your generous support allows Food for Thought to continue serving our community in a thoughtful manner!

Visit the website for more info:

Back by Popular Demand in 2017!


The STEM Stage

The indoor STEM Stage features Super-Sized Demos from The Toledo Zoo and Imagination Station with a new show starting every 30 minutes.

The Music Stage

The outdoor Musical Stage under the tent will feature several performances by popular vocal and drumming groups like the TSA Steel Drum Band and the BGSU a cappella group AcousChicks (among several others).

Roots 2 STEM
Pre K-2 Zone

Featuring activities that cater specifically to younger children

HopeLine from Verizon

Donate your no-longer-used wireless phones, batteries and accessories in any condition from any service provider to benefit victims of domestic violence. HopeLine will have boxes at STEM in the Park for your donations.

Computer Equipment Recycling

Please bring your unwanted computer hardware equipment (i.e. laptop, keyboard, printer, mouse, tower, Please NO Monitors) to recycle with ERG Environmental Services.

Click here to download the 2016 STEM in the Park Annual Report!


Click here to download the 2016 program for the event!


To view photos from the 2016 STEM in the Park event click here!


Parking is free at the Perry Field House. Click here for a campus map.

Free Lunch catered by Tony Packo's (while supplies last)

Click here to download a donation form (pdf)

Thanks to the following organizations for participating in 2017

BGSU College of Technology
BGSU Dept. of Architecture & Environmental Design
BGSU Dept. of Construction Management
BGSU Marine Biology
BGSU School of the Earth Environment and Society
BGSU SPatial LITeracy - SPLIT
BGSU Swimming and Diving
BGSU Tau Beta Sigma
Bowling Green Fire Division
Bowling Green Science Education Council
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Horizon Science Academy Toledo
Imagination Station
Metroparks Toledo
Nature’s Nursery
Ohio Northern University - Engineering Education
Rain Garden Initiative
RallyCap Sports
St. Ursula Academy
Sylvan Learning
Sylvania Historical Village
The University of Findlay - Biology
Therapy Dogs International
Toledo Football Academy
Toledo Section of the American Chemical Society
Toledo Technology Academy
University of Toledo SCOPE Program
University of Toledo StACS Program
Wood County District Public Library Children's Place
Wood County Park District
Wood Soil & Water Conservation District

To view photos from past STEM in the Park events click here!

Click here to download sample Take Home Activity Cards!

Download a pdf file of the 2015 Annual Report