Youth Science Day

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center Presents: Youth Science Day


Youth + STEM + Social Justice

Come to Youth Science Day and get inspired to change the world! At Youth Science Day, you’ll discover the exciting world of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), meet the youth of the KAYSC and other youth organizations, and see the awesome work they do to improve our communities through STEM.

This event is hosted by young people, for young people, and it’s a great way to get inspired about STEM and your future.

Event special pricing: Buy one full-price adult ticket, receive up to four free tickets for youth between the ages of 4-17. Vocation Vibes is a free event, museum admission is not required.



Explore the Museum

12 - 2 p.m. | Exhibit Hall | Museum Admission Required
Visit Youth Science Day Presenters throughout the museum. Access to museum exhibits and presenter booths is included with your museum admission.

Rondo: Beyond the Pavement Documentary

Showings at 12 & 1 p.m. | Science Live Theater | Museum Admission Required
Youth-led documentary showing and panel discussion. Learn more about Rondo: Beyond the Pavement.

Vocation Vibes

2:30 - 5 p.m. | Free (RSVP Required)
Vocation Vibes is for high school-aged and young adult-aged individuals ages 16-25 who are interested in career options in STEM fields. Vocation Vibes includes professional development workshops & career panels and is a free event. Museum admission is not required for this event. Museum admission is not required for this event, but an RSVP is required.

  • Each attendee will get a free LinkedIn photo taken for their profile

  • 30-minute rotating professional development workshops 

  • 30-minute rotating industry-specific career panels featuring professionals of color in various fields 

  • After attending you will receive a free entry ticket to the Science Museum of Minnesota exhibits and free parking pass 

  • Free Metro Transit pass for attendees taking public transit

Vocation Vibes Schedule

2:30-3 p.m.
Join us for a welcome keynote panel before we kick off Vocation Vibes!  

3-4 p.m. 
Professional development workshops:

      • Village Financial Cooperative: Money Talks & Financial Literacy
      • Career Force: Youth tool & resources for career development 
      • Science Museum: Resume writing 
      • College Possible: Picking the right college for me
      • Undergraduate & Recent Graduates Panel: Navigating college and finding community & support 
      • Hunger Games: How to survive college 

4-5 p.m.
Career roundtables and panels 


Networking Hour

5 - 6 p.m. | Discovery Hall | Free (RSVP Required)
Attendees of Vocation Vibes will have the opportunity to network with STEM professionals and enjoy appetizers and mocktails. We will also honor the STEM Justice Design Challenge finalist and announce the grand prize winners.

Free Metro Transit Ride to Women In Science & Engineering Event at the Science Museum of Minnesota Youth Sciences Day
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