Expo booth

Mark it on your calendars! Spring 2012 the USA Science and Engineering Festival will be taking over Washington DC once again! The 2010 Festival was wildly successful and we want to repeat that in 2012, but we can only do that with your help. We need input from those that came to the festival as well as those that exhibited at the 2010 USA Science & Engineering Festival: What Makes a Good Expo Exhibit?? A picture or video is worth a thousand words! Post them on our facebook fan page (and become a fan) or contact us and send us your pictures or videos. I think the #1 thing that worked…
Thanks Soil Science Society of America for presenting at the Expo. Here is information for their booth. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA will each have a booth at the Expo, with fun activities for kids and kids-at-heart The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA, and SSSA) are proud to be Official Partners of the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival. The Festival, which will be the country's first national science festival, is a collaboration of over 500 of the country's leading science and engineering organizations and…
Ohhh...you might even get to WALK on some ooblek. THAT would be cool! Check out what this MIchigan Tech Exhibit has in store at the Expo. WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michigan Technological University's MindTrekkers are taking STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to the heart of the nation--the National Mall in Washington, DC. And they're making it so much fun that it might just turn casual onlookers into science geeks. "We want people of all ages to have fun learning the science behind the mystery" MindTrekkers, a traveling science road show produced by Youth Programs at…
Check out the cool Robots at the Expo! The WildStang Robotics Team, housed at Rolling Meadows High School and comprised of students from Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, Prospect, and Elk Grove High Schools is travelling to Washington, D.C. October 21-25 to participate in the first ever USA Science and Engineering Festival being held on the National Mall. Twenty-three students are travelling to Washington. Chaperones and several engineering mentors from corporate sponsor Motorola will also attend the event. The WildStang Robotics Team will demonstrate several different robots representing FIRST.…
Extract DNA from a strawberry? Make a DNA bracelet? Check out the National Human Genome Research Institute booth and what they have happening at the Expo! Find more info here. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will present some simple and fun DNA-related activities at the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. on Sat., Oct. 23 and Sun., Oct. 24. Instructions and resources related to these activities will be highlighted here on Sat., Oct. 23 for those who can't come to the Festival in Washington, D.C.. All of these activities can be done at…
NASA will be at the Festival and at the Lockheed Martin Stage there will be panel discussions with astronauts. WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is joining more than 500 science organizations in Washington this weekend to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers during the first national science and engineering festival to be held in the nation's capital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The USA Science & Engineering Festival, which began Oct. 10 with activities…
One of our Exhibits at the Expo from the American Statistical Association. Read all the information here. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 19, 2010 - The American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation's preeminent professional statistical society, will participate in a two-day expo on the National Mall October 23--24 as part of the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival. The ASA's booth will feature the grand-prize winner of the competition it held earlier this year to select hands-on activities for the event. ASA is an official partner of the festival. The grand prize entry was…
Thanks AT&T for being a Sponsor for the USA Science and Engineering Festival! Find the full press release here on prnewswire. Festival will feature AT&T Eco Booth and 50 satellite events around the nation to motivate kids to take interest in science, technology, engineering and math WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To motivate kids to take interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), AT&T* will sponsor the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 23rd and 24th. According to a new report by the President's…
Thanks Chandra for coming to the Expo and helping us get the word out about the Festival in this blog post. We look forward to what you will be showing at your booth. sumitted by chandra on Mon, 10/18/2010 - 17:07. If you felt a slight pull in the direction of our nation's capitol recently, it might have to do with a giant event that will culminate in veritable science-apoolza this weekend. This thing is something called the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and we're excited to be part of it here at Chandra. USA Science & Engineering Festival The USA Science & Engineering…
This looks interesting! From post The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will enable astronomers to explore the universe in unprecedented clarity when it achieves "first light" later this decade. The public, however, will get an exciting preview of what TMT will observe as part of the two-day expo for the USA Science and Engineering Festival, October 23 and 24 in Washington, D.C. Staff and volunteers from TMT will use a high-definition projection system and innovative portable planetarium dome provided by Ansible Technologies to take visitors on a virtual tour of the cosmos from objects within our…
The physics of music is a greater way to appreciate music. This booth sounds quite interesting. Thanks CAS for helping get the word out about the Expo and coming to have a booth. Find the full post here. By Kaitie O'Hare October 13, 2010 Physics Professor Nate Harshman and High School Noura Jaber will demonstrate Chladni plates at the Expo. Professor Harshman and High School student Noura Jaber experiment with Chlandi plates. The physics department and audio technology programs are teaming up on October 23-24 to present "The Physics of Music" exhibit on the National Mall, part of the larger…
This looks like a lot of fun! And it's free! Check it out. With David Pogue Clips from the series plus panel discussion and Q&A Invisibility cloaks. Spider silk that is stronger than steel. Self-healing military vehicles. Clothes that monitor your mood. What will the future bring, and what will it be made of? In NOVA's fascinating new 4-hour series, "Making Stuff", popular New York Times technology reporter David Pogue takes viewers on a tour of the material world we live in, and the one that may lie ahead -- offering a behind-the-scenes look at innovations that are ushering in a new…
Wow...A 1500lb glacial berg is on its way to the Expo! The amazing things that will be seen at the Expo.Listen to the journey of the Ice Berg to the USA Science And Engineering Festival! Check out more pictures of the iceberg here. Read about the Iceberg from Juneau Empire By Sarah Day | JUNEAU EMPIRE Thousands of people will have the chance to view a roughly 1,500 pound Mendenhall iceberg later this month in Washington, D.C. The Juneau Economic Development Council's STEM SpringBoard program leaders learned this week that it's not so easy to wrangle an iceberg. The U.S. Department of…
K-12 Students: Tell us why Science is Cool! Enter now for the USA Science & Engineering Festival Kavli Science Video Contest! Submit a video explaining why science is cool and have the possibility of having your video screened on the National Mall, winning prize money and possibly even a trip to the Expo in Washington D.C.! Deadline for submissions is Next Week!! August 31st, 2010. To learn more click here.
Trauma surgery...emergency medicine...forensic anthropology. We know them today as invaluable fields in medicine and science - fields that save lives or provide important insight into the circumstances behind a traumatic death. What you may not know is that these professions, in many ways, were literally born under fire on the battlefields of war - from the Civil War to the conflict in Vietnam - where physicians and other medical professionals, working under dire conditions, often had to make quick decisions in diagnosing and treating severely wounded soldiers. Take a look at this intriguing…
We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Science for Citizens, a brand new website co-founded by Darlene Cavalier (who blogs as the Science Cheerleader) and Michael Gold (a former science editor and writer). This site aggregates citizen science projects (also known as amateur science projects or participatory research) and enlists volunteers to get their hands dirty with science. Discover Magazine calls it the Amazon.com of citizen science, Innocentive gave it two big thumbs up on Monday, and this week, the NSF Science and Media site said "Sci4Cits may be the solution to…