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American Indians in Science

Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 1-4 p.m.

American Indians in ScienceA wide variety of presenters from the Twin Cities' and statewide American Indian community will be on hand to share their areas of expertise through hands-on activities and dynamic displays. Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect with scientists, engineers, and educators at the museum's American Indians in Science on Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 1-4 p.m.

Science Fusion is great for kids and adults alike. Activities are included in museum admission. Up to four children get in free with each full price adult (from 1-4 p.m. at the box office).


American Indians in Science 2014
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 1 to 4 p.m.



Congratulations to Adrianna Pollak from Cloquet Senior High School!

Adrianna PollakAdrianna is one of four winners of the 2014 Donaldson Science Award and will be formally recognized during the Science Fusion: American Indians in Science event.

Adrianna is affiliated with the gidakiimanaaniwigamig camp and creates science projects and research that have competed in state, national and international science fairs. Adrianna is a three-time participant of the High School Superstar program through the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at UMD. Her scientific research has included the study of organic muffins, genetics, and Zebrafish. Her work with Zebrafish won her recognition in various competitions including First Place in the Animal Science category at the MN Regional Science Fair at UMD, the UMD Biology Award, the American Fisheries Award, and a place at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Adrianna's various successes also earned her recognition as the Minnesota Indian Education Association 2013 MIEA High School Student of the Year. Adrianna has been an excellent student, leader and mentor. Her passion for learning, work ethic, and talent all combine to make her a successful student.


American Indians in Science is a Native American Family Technology Journey program.