Come learn about the art of science, the science of art, and where the two meet and overlap at Penn State’s Art of Discovery booth. From Thursday, July 12, through Saturday, July 14, Penn State researchers and students will host a series of free, thought-provoking demonstrations and hands-on activities for festival-goers of all ages. Each day is packed with engaging activities that bring science and research to life through art:
- Learn how art detectives use technology to solve art history mysteries.
- Make your own handmade paints the way early humans did hundreds of thousands of years ago.
- Learn about the bizarre science behinds zombie ants.
- Explore mankind’s relationship to plastics.
- And more!