Explore everyday science at Science@Stockmen’s Park, a free monthly outdoor event for children ages 3 and up, teens, and adults. From May through October, Quest offers fun science activities, stage shows, music, and more. Each event featured a different theme and 10-25 hands-on activities. There will be something for everyone, including advance science concepts. Spanish speaking volunteers will be present to answer questions.
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All events take place at Stockmen’s Park located at Stockmen’s Park, 29 South Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA. There is plenty of free parking in the adjacent lot. Drop in any time during the event. Completing all activities will take about an hour. Registration is not required, but encouraged to help us plan and send you updates.
Questions? Contact SASP@quest-science.org.
October 28, 10-1 pm
Explore the science behind Halloween tricks and treats! This event is held in partnership with Livermore Downtown Inc’s Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day.
Activities 10-1 pm
- Welcome Table
- Ghost Wind Tube
- Zip Line Candy Delivery
- Spooky Circuit Blocks
- Tinkering with Treadmills
- Boo Bubbles
- Floating Bubbles
- Candy, Candy, Sink, Sink
May 13, 10-1 pm
Explore the science of soap bubbles & surface tension
June 17, 11-2 pm
Examine the math behind puzzles, games, and magic!
July 8, 11-2 pm
Explore the science behind sound, music, and hearing!
August 26, 11-2 pm
Explore everything related to weather and climate
October 7, 11-2 pm
Design, build, and test your own creations. This event is a part of Bay Area Manufacturing Week!
Activities 11-12:30 am, 1-2 pm
- Welcome Table
- Mars Rover Driving
- Circuit Blocks
- Electric Bus Showcase (GILLIG)
- Mystery Tubes & Boxes
- Laser Ship Challenge
- Underwater Robotics Adventure (ROV Tour)
- Wooden Plank Challenges
- Beehive Engineering (Evan Branning)
- Ping Pong Launcher
- Epic Marble Run
- Solar Cars, Wind Turbines & More! (Tri-Valley Air Quality Climate Alliance)
- Hydraulics Challenges
- Tabletop Catapults (Sandia National Laboratories)
- TBD (East Bay Regional Park District)
- Fizzy Lemonade (The Clorox Company)
- Ecosystem Engineers (Livermore Area Recreation Park District)
- Marshmallow Towers (Livermore Public Library)
- Sail Car Race
- Rocket Launch
- Robotics Team: GravitechX
- Robotics Team: FTC 13356 RoboForce
- Robotics Demo: GaelSuite
- Create your own buttons! (Marylin Avenue Steam Academy)
Robot Demos and Q&A 12:30-1 pm
Check out our local high school robotic teams as they show off their engineering creations and answer everything you want to know about building robots!
Volunteer or Partner
Science@Stockmen’s Park is made possible by a community volunteers. If you would like to help, sign up and help make this event possible!
We are also seeking partner organizations to offer additional activities during each event. If your organization is interested, please contact us at SASP@quest-science.org. Together, we can create amazing science learning experiences for everyone!