Darwin Day

Darwin Day 2020 at ACC Eastview Campus (3101 Webberville Rd) Bldg 8000

Saturday February 8, 2020 Noon to 5 pm

It’s free and open to the public. There’s something for kids from 4 to 94. Exhibits and hands-on demos, short talks and story time for the younger set. Three keynote lectures for adults.  And, birthday cake!


  • Andrea Gore will talk about epigenetics
  • Sean Gulick will talk about what happened the day an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago
  • Melissa Kemp will talk about biodiversity and climate change

There will be several tables of activities and demonstrations for kids and adults:

UT Paleo labs with skeletons and fossils

NSBE (Nat. Soc. Of Black Engineers)

STEM Scouts

Insects Alive!

Reptile Table

STEMed Labs

Children’s Research Lab from UT Austin

Arts&Crafts table (Build-a-Dino, coloring pages, etc.)

Fossil Dig

Larger Than Life: microscopes table

Face painting

Kids’ Room activities: TBA