STEM in the Park



for the 10th Annual STEM in the Park

Saturday, September 28, 2019

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

in the Perry Field House @ BGSU

See what all the excitement is about!


Go Green with STEM in the Park!


Introducing the ECO-ZONE with all new Earth-Centric Activities
Because there is no Planet B!



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.




All Wheels Zone


H2O Zone

H2O zone

Science of Sports Zone

Science of Sports Logo

Robotics Zone




Food Science Zone

Food Science Zone Logo


Science & Technology of
Digital Media Zone

Science of Technology Digital Media Logo


As part of our  Food Science Zone, and in an effort to help squash hunger, we will be accepting donations for our local Falcon Care Program and Mobile Food Pantry. Please bring a food item or a basic household/personal care necessity with you to donate. All donations will stay in the BG Community.

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

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

Back by Popular Demand in 2019!

The STEM Stage

The indoor STEM Stage features Super-Sized Demos from The Toledo Zoo and Imagination Station along with a new stage show from Nature's Nursery!  See 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 view the 2018 STEM in the Park Annual Report

To view photos from the 2018 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!

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

Free healthy snacks! (while supplies last)

Click here to download a donation form (pdf)

Thanks to the following organizations for
participating in 2019

BGSU Architecture & Environmental Design
BGSU Campus Sustainability
BGSU Chemistry Club, ACS-SA
BGSU Child Development Laboratory
BGSU Curriculum Resource Center
BGSU Development of Physics & Astronomy
BGSU Dining
BGSU Geology Department
BGSU Herpetarium, Biology Department
BGSU Physical Education Health Education Program
BGSU School of Earth, Environment and Society
BGSU School of Teaching and Learning
BGSU Student Nutrition Association (SNA)
BGSU Visual Communications Technology
BGSU’s Science & Math Education in ACTION
Black Swamp Curling Center
Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Bowling Green High School
Bowling Green Skating Club
Bowling Green Soccer Club
Building Ohio’s Sustainable Energy Future
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West
Chapter 122 Therapy Dogs International
Columbia Gas
Costco Wholesale
ERG Environmental Services
Findlay City Schools
First Solar, Inc.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium
Grow Next Gen
Heidelberg University
Heritage Sylvania (fka Sylvania Historical Village)
Horizon Science Academy Toledo
Hull Prairie Intermediate School
Lial Catholic School
Lima City Schools
Lourdes University
Maumee Greens & Xcite Learning
Metroparks Toledo
NWO Montessori
Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM)
Ohio Division of Wildlife
Ohio Technology & Engineering Educators Assoc.
Owens Community College, School of STEM
Penta Career Center
Positive People Partners
Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio, Inc
Sleek Academy, LLC
St Ursula Academy Stem Club
St. Ursula Academy
Sylvan Learning
Technology First
Thayer Family Dealers
The University of Findlay College of Sciences
Toledo Astronomical Association
Toledo Local Section of the American Chemical Society
Toledo Technology academy
Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
Tree Toledo
University of Toledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Wood County District Public Library
Wood County Park District

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

Click here to download sample Take Home Activity Cards!