Science Saturdays at Randolph College

Science Saturdays at Randolph College

This fall, Saturdays and science are synonymous!

Science Saturdays, an extension of Lynchburg’s only SciFest and presented by the science faculty at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia, is designed to present a broad range of compelling scientific topics to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students may register for multiple sessions, there is no fee for the sessions, and each session includes a complimentary lunch. Here’s the lineup:

Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., Sessions begin at 10:00

  •             October 5         Organic Garden (Limit: 20)
  •             October 12       Sunscreen Components: How Do They Work? (Limit: 15)
  •             October 19       Dynamics: Egg Rockets (Limit: 36)
  •             October 26       Alcohol and Its Effects (Limit: 16)
  •             November 2     Genetics (Limit: 20)
  •             November 9     Hurricanes and Superstorms (Limit: 20)
  •             November 16   Evolutionary Biology (Limit: 20)
  •             November 23   Neuroscience (Limit: 16)
  •             December 7     Physiology of Dietary Supplements (Limit: 16)
  •             December 14   Water Pollution (Limit: 20)

Online registration ( ) for each session closes at noon the day before the session.

Please advise students to register early. Sessions will fill quickly.There is also a printable flyer at

Each session includes a lecture and lab or hands-on activity followed by a complimentary lunch. Sessions are held in Room 315 in Martin Science Building on the Randolph College campus. Students who complete four or more sessions will be recognized as a Randolph College Science Scholar.

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