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Panoramic view of Exploration-U: Bellefonte with participants visiting tables staffed by scientists doing activities

A Community Science Event

Exploration-U is a large-scale community science program that focus on innovative, hands-on science activities led by collaborations between Penn State faculty and students, local school district administrators, teachers, and students, and community businesses and partners. Events take place at Bald Eagle Area Middle/High School, Bellefonte Area High School, and State College Area High School.


Exploration-U: Bellefonte

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

830 E Bishop St, Bellefonte, PA 16823


Exploration-U Bald Eagle

Thursday, December 5, 2019

751 S Eagle Valley Rd, Bellefonte, PA 16823


*****CANCELLED Due to COVID-19 Risk*****

Exploration-U: State College

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

650 Westerly Pkwy, State College, PA 16801

How to get involved:

Science-Related Community Organizations & Businesses: If you'd like a table at an Exploration-U event, email the Office of Science Outreach with your org's name, how many people are attending, and what sorts of science demos you plan on bringing.

PSU Faculty, Staff, and Students: The Office of Science Outreach is always look for lab groups, departments, and student groups to get involved with Exploration-U and other outreach events. Please contact the Office of Science Outreach and we will meet with you to discuss outreach options!

Teachers and Students: Contact your school's science department if you want to table at Exploration-U. If your school does not have an Exploration-U event and you wish to start one, feel free to contact the Office of Science Outreach to discuss the possibility. Availability is dependent on yearly program load and other logistics constraints. 

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Learn More about the Office of Science Outreach Here

Contact us via email at

 Office of Science Outreach, 201 Ritenour Building, University Park, PA 16802

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