ScienceFest at Oklahoma City Zoo educates kids on the environment

The one-day ScienceFest event drew hundreds of students to the Oklahoma City Zoo.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 20, 2013

ScienceFest was held Thursday at the Oklahoma City Zoo. The one-day event aims to foster scientific literacy while educating fourth- and fifth-grade students about protecting the environment, conserving natural resources and using alterative fuels and technologies.

Students were able to see a variety of exhibits, presentations and hands-on demonstrations from educators that were designed to show the importance of science and the environment.

ScienceFest is sponsored by the state's Commerce and Environmental Quality departments and OGE Energy Corp.