Science Saturday
Science Saturday

Science Saturday at Rock U!
Registration opens: 10:00 a.m.
Activities from:
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015
Registration opens at 10:00 a.m.
Activities from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue at 66th Street
New York, NY 10065


Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Participants must be in grades K – 8 and accompanied by an adult. No refunds will be granted.

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The Rockefeller University gratefully acknowledges the following Science Saturday supporters:

Lead Underwriter 
The Quadrivium Foundation

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The Steinman Family Foundation

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Join us for a fun-filled day of hands-on science, discovery, and exploration at The Rockefeller University’s second annual Science Saturday festival! Enjoy a wide variety of fascinating talks, demonstrations, and hands-on activities designed to engage and inspire children and their families. You’ll be able to learn how your senses work, meet world-class scientists, and build your own Rube Goldberg machine. Rockefeller scientists will be on hand throughout the day to guide and educate families at more than 20 learning stations.

Highlights from Science Saturday 2014


Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Parents & Science
Faculty Advisor

Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology

Parents & Science Leadership


Geoffrey W. Smith

Steering Committee

Rebecca Anikstein
John Bernstein
Charles W. Caulkins
Daniella Lipper Coules
Karen de Saint Phalle
Blair Pillsbury Enders
Wendy Ettinger
Kathy Heinzelman
Tania Neild
Ilona Nemeth
Marean Pompidou
Courtney Smith Rae
Kimberly Kravis Schulhof
Talbott Simonds
Roxy Zajac

Scientific Advisory Council

Evelyn Attia, M.D.
BJ Casey, Ph.D.
Myron Hofer, M.D.
Ilene Sackler Lefcourt
Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D.
Richard Nisbett, Ph.D.
Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

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