Science Alive

2024 Science Alive

February 10, 2024 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Celebrate the 32nd Annual Science Alive at Main Library. Explore interactive exhibits and awesome activities with local science-related organizations! This event is free and open to the public.

2024 Stage Shows

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. WNDU First Alert Weather
Ever wondered how weather forecasts are predicted? WNDU’s Chief Meteorologist Matt Engelbrecht will give us the inside scoop.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Paleo Joe
Paleo Joe takes us back in time to dig around the CSI techniques of fossil collection. 

12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Potawatomi Zoo 
Learn more about amazing animals at the zoo and attend a meet and greet session.

1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Cobb Scientific 
Watch science experiences for the young and young-at-heart that you can do at home!

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. The Physics of Ballet
What do ballet and physics have in common? Join Notre Dame physics major Ella Foster as she explains the science of dance. 

3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Robotics
RoboMonkies Robotics will showcase the fun of Vex Robotics with hands-on robot demonstrations.

Sponsored by


  • American Society of Civil Engineers: Indiana Section North Central Branch
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County
  • Career Academy Network of Public Schools
  • Children’s Museum of South Bend
  • Cobb Scientific 
  • Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana
  • Green Bridge Growers
  • History of Manned Spaceflight
  • Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors – St. Joseph Valley Chapter
  • Indiana University School of Medicine South Bend
  • Indiana University South Bend Anthropology
  • Michiana Astronomical Society
  • ND Energy
  • Notre Dame Anthropology
  • Notre Dame Association for Women in Science
  • Notre Dame Biology
  • Notre Dame Chemistry and Biochemistry Club
  • Notre Dame Engineering
  • Notre Dame Neuroscience & Behavior 
  • Notre Dame Rocketry Team
  • PBS Michiana WNIT
  • Potato Creek State Park
  • Prairie Winds Nature Farms 
  • Riley High School Magnet Program
  • Riverbend Community Math Center
  • Rum Village Nature Center
  • RV There Yet? Great Futures Inventor Center (Boys and Girls Club of St. Joe County)
  • Saint Mary’s College Biology Club
  • Science National Honor Society and Science Academic Super Bowl
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust
  • Smoke Free St Joe
  • South Bend Elkhart Audubon Society
  • South Bend Symphony Orchestra
  • St. Joseph County Parks
  • St. Joseph County Soil & Water Conservation District
  • St. Joseph High School Project Lead The Way and Science Club
  • St. Joseph High School Science Club
  • Studebaker National Museum
  • Studio 304
  • The Music Village
  • Wild Ones South Bend

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