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A middle-school student watches a marble roll down a constructed track

'If it works, it's totally worth it.'

Students tested Rube Goldberg machines at the regional Science Olympiad, hosted by Penn State Behrend. It didn't take long for things to go wrong.

Feb. 19: STEM fair

Our annual STEM fair, co-sponsored by GE Transportation, begins at 6 p.m. in Junker Center.
Children's Water Festival

Children's Water Festival 2018

The Children's Water Festival will return Thursday, May 17, to Penn State Behrend.

Children's Water Festival 2017

More than 1,100 Erie County fifth-grade students visited campus May 18, 2017, for the Children’s Water Festival. They participated in meaningful, hands-on activities that outlined how everyone has a role in water conservation and environmental protection.

April 26: College for Kids registration opens

Our summer enrichment program offers one-week courses for children ages 6 to 14. Classes begin June 12.
Students participate in 21st Century Kids.

21st Century Kids Behrend

Students participate in 21st Century Kids.

Students participate in the "Whatever Floats Your Boat" activity at Women in Engineering Day.

Women in Engineering 2016

Students participate in the "Whatever Floats Your Boat" activity at Women in Engineering Day.

A student attends the GE STEM Fair.

GE STEM Fair

A student attends the GE STEM Fair.

College for Kids students participate in a face painting class.

CFK 2

College for Kids students participate in a face painting class.

Jerry Magraw, senior technician, instructs students how to use the confocal microscope.

High School Academy

Jerry Magraw, senior technician, instructs students how to use the confocal microscope.

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