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



Click here to take a short survey about your family's experience at STEM in the Park.

Click here to download the event program/map!


To view photos from the 2017 STEM in the Park event click here!

There will be a Shuttle Bus running this year. Please click here to download a map of the Shuttle Bus Stops for STEM in the Park!

See what all the excitement is about!


Get Your Wheels Turning with STEM!




Sponsored by Thayer Dealerships
Featuring The Right Direction

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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

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!


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

Academic Investment in Mathematics and Science (AIMS) at BGSU
BGSU AYA & MCE Science Education
BGSU Admissions
BGSU Architecture & Environmental Design Department
BGSU Aviation Department
BGSU Biology Graduate Student Association
BGSU Cross Country & Track/Field
BGSU Chemistry Club, ACS-SA
BGSU Child Development Laboratory
BGSU College of Technology, Engineering Technology
BGSU Curriculum Resource Center
BGSU Department of Architecture & Environmental Design
BGSU Department of Construction Management
BGSU Department of Physics & Astronomy
BGSU Department of Public & Allied Health
BGSU Department of Sociology
BGSU Digital Arts Department
BGSU Dining
BGSU Early Childhood Organization
BGSU Inclusive Early Childhood Science
BGSU Environmental Service Club
BGSU Geology Department
BGSU Herpetarium, Biological Sciences Department
BGSU Marine Biology
BGSU Middle Childhood Science Education
BGSU SPatial LITeracy - SPLIT
BGSU School of the Earth Environment and Society
BGSU Student Nutrition Association
BGSU Swimming and Diving
BGSU Tau Beta Sigma
BGSU Track & Field
BGSU Visual Communication Technology
BGSU Women’s Basketball
Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Bowling Green Curling Club
Bowling Green Fire Division
Bowling Green Science Education Council
Building Ohio’s Sustainable Energy Future (BOSEF)
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Children’s Discovery Center
Columbia Gas of Ohio
Costco Wholesale
Crazy Craig
E.S. Wagner
ERG Environmental Services
FTC 5237 - The Loose Screws
First Solar
Findlay City Schools, Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School
Food For Thought
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio
Heidelberg University
Horizon Science Academy Toledo
Imagination Station
Kids Tech University@BGSU
Lourdes University
Martha Gesling Weber Reading Center at BGSU
Mercy College of Ohio
Metroparks Toledo
Miss Rita the Balloon Lady
Nature’s Nursery
New York Life Insurance Company
NWO Montessori
Ohio Division of Wildlife
Ohio Northern University Engineering Education Program
Ohio Technology & Engineering Educators Association (OTEEA)/
Future City Competition
Partners in Education
Perrysburg Schools, Hull Prairie Intermediate School
Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio, Inc.
Rain Garden Initiative
RallyCap Sports
Sauder Village
Science & Math Education in ACTION at BGSU
St. Ursula Academy
Sylvan Learning
Sylvania Historical Village
Sylvania STEM Center
Technology First
Thayer Family Dealership
The Right Direction
Therapy Dogs International
Toledo Football Academy
Toledo Public Schools - Aviation
Toledo Public Schools - NSTC
Toledo Section of the American Chemical Society
Toledo Technology Academy
Toledo Zoo
University of Findlay - ATOMS Scholars
University of Findlay - Biology
University of Findlay - STEM
University of Toledo SCOPE Program
University of Toledo StACS Program
Wood County Hospital
Wood County District Public Library Bookmobile
Wood County District Public Library Children’s Place
Wood County Park District
Wood Soil & Water Conservation District
Xcite Learning

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

Click here to download sample Take Home Activity Cards!