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Randolph’s 2020 Science Festival moving online with at-home activities, videos and more

Students blow up balloons for a propelled car at Science Festival.

Randolph’s 2020 SciFest—including its popular Science Day activities—has moved online, with virtual activities planned throughout the spring. New videos and activities will be posted to http://randolphscience.org/virtual-scifest-2020 every week. The site already includes demo videos—on topics ranging from weightlessness and buoyancy to the speed of sound and internal versus external forces—created by members of the College’s... READ MORE >>

2019 Science Festival explores ‘The Art and Science of Origami’

Child participating in science activities during the 2018 Science Festival

Did you know there is a mathematical algorithm to the art of origami? Did you also know that the algorithms and theorems of origami design have shed light on long-standing mathematical questions and have solved practical engineering problems? Robert J. Lang, a physicist and one of the world’s leading origami artists, will explain the connection... READ MORE >>

Science of sound keynote, alumnae panel kick off Science Festival Weekend

Nicholas Perna leads students on a vocal exercise using straws.

Randolph College’s 10th annual Science Festival is now underway, following a musical keynote performance and open class and an engaging panel discussion led by alumnae in science careers. The Science Festival continues this weekend with a wide variety of free, family friendly events and activities. For the keynote on Thursday evening, Nicholas Perna spoke—and sang—about... READ MORE >>