See SDPB's Science Steve (2019)

Last Updated by Steven Rokusek, Katy Beem on

"Science Steve" -- aka SDPB's Education Specialist Steven Rokusek -- puts on his lively, engaging science demonstrations at venues throughout South Dakota.

Science Steve uses humor, watermelons, and flying toilet paper to bring dry theorems and scientific laws to life for kids and adults. Each appearance includes approximately 15 science demonstrations on physics, chemistry, anatomy and more.  Todd County SchoolTodd County School, Rosebud Indian Reservation - May 2019

Science Steve's Upcoming Appearances (2019):

RISE Program, McGovern MS, Oct. 23, SF

Family Science Event, Nov 15, Springfield 

Children's Museum, Nov 19, Brookings

SDSU Ed. Teachers, Nov 20, Brookings 

White River School, Nov 27

Christmas at the Dells, Dec 7, Dell Rapids

Lakota Nations Ed Conf. Dec, Rapid City

Spearfish School In-service, Jan 17

SD STEM Conf., Huron, Feb 6-8 

Hill City Science Event, March 5-6, Hill City 

Willow Lake School, March 24-25 

Boy Scout Award Ceremony, April 4, Sioux Falls

TIE Conference, April, Sioux Falls 

John Paul II School, Mitchell, Jan 27, 2021

For a glimpse of Science Steve's demonstrations, click on "Enjoy 30 Science Seconds with Science Steve!" (About)


Science Steve's Recent Appearances (thank you for attending):

5th Grade Class, April 24, Vermillion

Girl Scouts: The Big Event, May 5, Sioux Falls

Vermillion Kindergarten Classes, May 11 

2nd Grade Class, May 14, Hartington

Vermillion 5th Grade Classes, May 17-18

It's All About Science Festival, June 9, Sioux Falls

Edith B. Siegrist Public Library, June 18, Vermillion 

Outdoor University West, June 23, Rapid City 

Dissection Video Series, June 26-28, Madison 

Neutrino Day, July 14, Lead

Afterschool Event, July 16, Belle Fourche

Discovery Centers Afterschool Event, July 18, R.C.

USD Vermillion Preschool, July 31 

Outdoor University East, August 4, Sioux Falls 

Kids Inc. Staff Training, August 20-21, Sioux Falls

DSU (NASA) Event, August 27, Madison 

SiouxperCon, September 29-30, Sioux Falls

SoDakSACA Conference, Oct. 11-13, Sioux Falls

Nerd Night (Photos), Varsity Pub, Oct. 17, Vermillion 

SDSU Ed. Students, Oct. 22, Brookings

Sanford Science Discovery Day, Nov. 6, Sioux Falls

Journey Museum, November 11, Rapid City

Lakota Nations Ed. Conf., Dec. 13-15, Rapid City

School Event, Dec 21, Hartington 

School Event, Jan 9, Canistota

Library Event, Jan. 17, Brookings 

Family STEM Event, Jan. 24, Harrisburg 

Math & Science Conf., Feb. 7-9, Huron

Kids Fair, March 22-24, Rapid City 

SDSU Teacher Workshop, March 27 

Early Child Conf, April 4-6, Pierre

TIE Conf, April 7-9, Rapid City 

Sanford Science Discovery Day, April 16, Sioux Falls

Dakotaland PreK Conf., April 27, Mount Marty, Yankton

Batesland School, April 30, Pine Ridge

Todd County School, May 2, Mission

Vermillion Pre-School, May 13

Bloomfield Kindergarten, May 16

Summer Library Event, June 12, Mitchell 

Summer Library Event, June 19, Lennox

Summer Library Event, June 26, Flandreau 

Neutrino Day, July 12-13, Lead

USD STEM Camp, July 22, Vermillion

Sisseton Wahpeton College, July 25 

Outdoor University, Aug 3, SF

Mount Marty Women in Science, Sept 24, Yankton 

Siouxpercon, Sept 27-29, Sioux Falls

Lower Brule Elementary, Oct 3

Teacher Inservice, Oct 4, Lower Brule

Smoke ring from Air Zooka - science demonstration Nerd Night at the Varsity in Vermillion


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

3MScience Steve events are supported by 3M.


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