Walk to the Moon Challenge

NE SciFest is challenging everyone in Nebraska to show their love of science by participating in a 30-day exercise challenge that will collectively take us to the moon. The challenge will start April 1, and end on April 30. Any type of exercise will count (miles, minutes or steps) and ALL exercise will be converted […]

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NE SciFest Essay Contest

The NE SciFest Essay Contest is back again. This year we want you to write an essay answering the question below and be entered to win a NE SciFest swag package. This year’s SciFest essay question: In honor of our keynote speaker – and her high school science teacher and mentor, Mr. Carlock, who encouraged […]

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NE SciFest Social Media Trivia

Science is all around us so let's have some virtual fun! Running every day through the festival we’re bringing back our NE SciFest Social Media Science Trivia. Everyday we will be posting a trivia question (riddle, clue, etc.) on our social media pages related to science. All you need to do is respond with the […]

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NE SciFest Scavenger Hunt

Let's go outside and hunt for science! Download the scavenger hunt (below) and go out and search for science. Ten quests await you - no matter where you live in Nebraska. You have all month long, April 1-30, to complete these tasks. Tag us on social media or email us and share your completed hunt! […]

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NE SciFest Art Contest

Back for a fourth year is the NE SciFest Art Contest. Using our keynote speakers’ background in animal behavior as inspiration, create artwork that reflects your favorite animal. Three winners will receive a swag bag of NE SciFest goodies. All entries must meet the following requirements: All entrants must live in the state of Nebraska […]

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NE SciFest Ice Cream

eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato 5001 Underwood Ave, Omaha, NE, United States

Available all April long, our new NE SciFest signature ice cream flavor from eCreamery: ANIMAL HOUSE. Animal House: Cake Mix Ice Cream, Frosted Animal Cookies and Cookie Dough. For the entire month of April, every Animal House Ice Cream Pint sold, $1 will be donated to NE SciFest.

Free Adult Blood Pressure Checks

Community Wellness Collaborative at The Highlander 2120 N 29th St., Suite 200, Omaha, NE, United States

The Nebraska Science Festival in collaboration with the UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Community Wellness Collaborative is excited to provide free adult blood pressure checks for the Omaha Community during the month of April. Blood Pressure checks will take place at the Community Wellness Collaborative at The Highlander (2120 N 29th St., Suite 200) on Wednesday, April 10th and […]

First Star Recycling Tour

First Star Recycling 10330 “I” Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Join NE SciFest at First Star Recycling on April 19 at noon for a tour of Omaha's leading recycling center. First Star understands the importance and value of sustainable recycling practices and are passionate about making it easier and more economical for Nebraska and Iowa homeowners and businesses to manage their wastes. As the leader […]

Event Series Science Sunday

Science Sunday

Omaha RiverFront 1001 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Join the Nebraska Science Festival for Science Sunday from 1-2pm in April at the Omaha RiverFront.  This is a free family friendly hour for you to learn about nature, animals, medicine and more with hands-on science activities (while supplies last). Science Sunday Activities: April 7 - Milk the cow & homemade butter April 14 - […]

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NE SciFest Public Expo

The Durham Museum 801 S 10th Street, Omaha, NE

Join us at the 2024 Public Science Expo for fun and engaging hands-on learning opportunities for everyone. The free public expo on April 27 at The Durham Museum will be held from 9am to noon. Free admission, though tickets are required. Free tickets available via eventbrite.  

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Event Series Science Sunday

Science Sunday

Omaha RiverFront 1001 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Join the Nebraska Science Festival for Science Sunday from 1-2pm in April at the Omaha RiverFront.  This is a free family friendly hour for you to learn about nature, animals, medicine and more with hands-on science activities (while supplies last). Science Sunday Activities: April 7 - Milk the cow & homemade butter April 14 - […]

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