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Science Day - Field Station

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The University of Mississippi Field Station

Science Day

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10:00 am—1:00 pm


A look at the marvels of science for 5-year-olds to adults


Explore the natural world with

  • Demonstrations
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Exhibits
  • Tours


Presenters.  Faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from the departments of biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, physics and astronomy, the School of Education, and scientists from the USDA National Sedimentation Laboratory.  


About the Field Station.   Located 11 miles from the Oxford campus in a scenic valley surrounded by wooded hills with natural springs and seeps, the University of Mississippi Field Station supports research and studies in aquatic and terrestrial ecology.

To reach the Field Station from Oxford, go east on Highway 30, north onto Lafayette County Road 215 (turn left at Littlejohn’s gas station), then east 6 miles on County Road 202 to 15 Road 2078.


Admission = free


For information and pre-registration, contact the Field Station at 662-915-5479.  To learn about the Field Station, visit