The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest (MSF) presented by C Spire, launches September 22-23rd in Jackson, Mississippi’s LeFleur Museum District (LMD). Leaders from all four museums of the LMD organized the event to showcase the Magnolia State’s innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) industries and organizations!
The Mississippi Science Fest aims to engage students, families, adults and educatorsin a fun and interactive environment providing science education, workforce development and a glimpse into Mississippi’s future. MSF will offer special exhibitors, events and programs that celebrate STEM and illustrate the vital role that Mississippians serve in these fields.
STEM-themed field trips to each museum will be held on Friday, September 22nd. That evening at 6 PM, Apollo 13 Astronaut and Mississippi native, Fred Haise will present our keynote address, open to the public, at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.