Baton Rouge, LA – The SU Ag Center will host National Science Day on October 8, 2014 with experiment that challenges youth to use aerospace engineering to solve a global crisis. East Baton Rouge Parish Youth will Send Rockets to the Rescue as Part of 4-H National Youth Science Day. On that day, youth from Park Ridge Academic Magnet and Southern Lab Schools will design and build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), the world’s largest, youth-led science experiment. The activity, called Rockets to the Rescue, was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and selected as the winning experiment for the seventh annual 4-H NYSD. Youth all over the nation and some globally, will also conduct the same experiment at hundreds of local events taking place in all 50 states. To learn more about 4-H NYSD, visit www.4-h.org/nysd.
The event will take place on October 8, at Southern University Seymour Gymnasium from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Registration begins at 8:00 am. Contact Tiffany Franklin at (225) 775-2775 for full detail.