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Fun Science for Kids

Kids and parents can team up to make a lava lamp and oobleck, a substance that acts like both a solid and a liquid. Scientists will talk about the 17-year cicadas preparing to emerge from the ground, a distant nebula in space and a dinosaur fossil.

Presented by the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.

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Resilient Emotions Magic ToolBox

How can you help your children or students handle emotions and stress and calm their bodies? Faculty and students present the Resilient Emotions Magic Toolbox.

Presented by the College of Education.

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Build a Better Lemonade Stand

When you've got a great recipe for lemonade, sometimes you want to share it. In this session, perfect for kids with startup dreams, Associate Clinical Professor Nicole Coomber offers some sweet advice on taking a business idea and helping it grow.

Presented by the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

AG-veNtuRe Through Campus

Join Testudo on a hike around UMD, where he discovers wildly cool programs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Lace up your sneakers and join Testudo and freshman Lesley Porterfield as they run into animals, plants, oysters and more!

Presented by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Design Technologies With KidsTeam

At Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab, children and adults of KidsTeam work to co-design technologies that support children’s learning and play. Meet the researchers and KidsTeam to learn more about what it does and how to get involved.

Presented by the College of Information Studies.

President Pines’ Taste of a Tradition

Join us as new university President Darryll J. Pines commemorates a University of Maryland tradition, sampling the newest Maryland Dairy ice cream flavor, named in his honor.

Presented by the Office of Strategic Communications.

Celebrating 75 Years of Gymkana

The Gymkana troupe has been showing what it means to make healthy choices and have fun while being physically active since 1946. As the troupe celebrates its milestone anniversary, watch highlights from its high-flying acrobatic and gymnastic performances.

Presented by the School of Public Health.

The Magic of Origami Structures

Origami is all around us and can be a source of inspiration. See how origami can be used in an innovative, elegant and functional way: as a simple weight-bearing structure that will be tested with weights, books and more.

Presented by the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

Play Games, Help Science

Watch a demonstration of the Stroop task and learn what this fun experiment says about our brains and how to try it at home! Research with the Infant and Child Studies Consortium is made possible by families like yours. Find out how you can participate in studies from the comfort of your home!

Presented by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Engineering Is Awesome!

Have you ever wondered how enormous infrastructure like the Chesapeake Bay Bridge can be so sturdy? Or how heavy boats manage to float, or what DNA looks like? If you have, maybe you’re an engineer. Watch these exciting demonstrations, and learn more about what it's like to be a Terrapin engineer!

Presented by the A. James Clark School of Engineering.


Learn to Draw Testudo

Join art director and animator Dom Rabrun '10 to learn how to draw Testudo. This family-friendly event includes an introduction to easy drawing techniques and a guided tutorial for drawing our favorite mascot.

Presented by the Alumni Association.

UMD Lamb Watch

Students become shepherds in a sheep management course—aka "Lamb Watch”—in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Caring for our Campus Farm's flock and raising more than two dozen lambs each spring, these dedicated students work around the clock to watch over pregnant ewes and assist births at any hour.

Presented by Maryland Today.

Dance & Movement

Dance with a pro this Maryland Day! In this interactive session Ephrat Asherie, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies guest faculty member and visiting artist at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, will guide you through movement exercises you can try safely at home–seated or standing. This is a sensory-friendly event. Access the resource materials to prepare for the event.

Presented by the College of Arts and Humanities.


Keep Dancing With Afrochique

This multicultural performing dance team of students combines contemporary African dance mixed with other genres of dance. Enjoy this performance and catch the beat.

Presented by the Nyumburu Cultural Center.

How Terps Are Creating Global Impact

Robert C. Orr, dean of the School of Public Policy and special adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Change, introduces you to global changemakers across UMD who are working to achieve a more equitable and sustainable future for all.

Presented by the School of Public Policy.

Sustainability UMD

The University of Maryland is addressing climate change by investing in strategies to restore the well-being of all life on our planet. Be a part of the solution.

Presented by the Office of Sustainability.

From Farm to Food Bank

Learn about how Dining Services serves Terps in need from farm to food bank. Visit Terp Farm and learn about the expansion of the UMD Campus Pantry. Join the Green Dining Team for a cooking demo featuring ingredients that are grown at Terp Farm.

Presented by the Division of Student Affairs.


“Behind the Play”: Donovan Pines

Meet D.C. United soccer player and former Maryland All-American Donovan Pines as he takes you inside the Terps’ 2018 NCAA championship season during this episode of the new Terrapin Club+ series “Behind the Play.” Head coach Sasho Cirovski and Donovan's dad, university President Darryll J. Pines, also appear in this story of redemption.

Presented by Maryland Athletics.

Live Events


Scavenger Hunt

Put on your favorite Maryland gear, comfy shoes, gather your friends and family and get some fresh air for a Maryland Day-themed photo scavenger hunt. All participants look for the similar clues and take pictures on a walk in their local area. The first 50 people with the most points will win a Maryland Day shirt. All participants will be entered to win one of 10 digital self-portrait prizes from artist Caitlin Daitch '14 .

Presented by the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.

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UMD Information Session & Virtual Tour

Learn about the University of Maryland’s application process from an admission representative, followed by a virtual student-led campus tour!

Aprenda sobre la Universidad de Maryland y nuestro proceso de solicitud con un representante de admisión, seguido de un recorrido virtual por el campus dirigido por estudiantes.

Presented by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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Spring Football Game

Maryland Football will host its Spring Game at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. Free tickets are required for entry, but must be claimed in advance via Everyone in attendance will follow 4 Maryland safety protocols, including mask-wearing and physical distancing. Tailgating will not be permitted.

Presented by Maryland Athletics.

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