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USA Science & Engineering Festival

[ 0 ] Feb. 24, 2014 | SBO Editor

USA Science & Engineering Festival

Learn more about how our world works by attending the upcoming USA Science & Engineering Festival set for April 23-25.  This is the 3rd annual USA Science & Engineering Festival

The USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the US, features nationwide contests and school programs, including the popular ‘Nifty Fifty‘ science speaker program – presented by InfoComm International. The Festival culminates in a Grand Finale Expo on April 26-27, 2014, with the US News STEM Solutions Conference on April 23-25, and Sneak Peek Friday – presented by the Department of Defense – on April 25. New this year: X-STEM - presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune – an Extreme STEM Symposium for students on April 24. We all know that engineers are the new rock stars so drop by the USA Science & Engineering Festival.

USA Science & Engineering Festival

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is free of charge and open to the public. Approximately 350,000 people are expected to attend the USA Science & Engineering Festival.

Lockheed Martin is the founding and host sponsor for the USA Science & Engineering Festival. According to Lockheed, “ We are proud to partner again on this important and inspirational event to encourage future generations of engineers, scientists, and explorers. The Lockheed Martin experience will engage Festival-goers in interactive, high-tech exhibits. Our creative and innovative engineers, scientists, and technologists will inspire students, parents, and teachers by demonstrating how science and technology make a profound difference to our world, in areas such as aerospace, next generation robotics, green energy, weather tracking, and cyber security.”

See more about Lockheed’s participation in the USA Science & Enginering Festival at: http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2014-festival/2014-exhibits.html#sthash.MONIJVIV.dpuf

 

As you walk among the booths, you’ll find over 3000 different hands-on activities, experiments, and lots of scientists and engineers to talk to. Most hands-on activities will take about 15 minutes to complete. This is not show and tell… it’s show and do!

To view a list of our exhibitors click here.

Back by popular demand is our STEM Career Pavilion with over 50 colleges and universities in the College Fair and over 20 companies showcasing STEM internships, mentorships and afterschool programs. Click here for more information.

Then check out the over 100 stage shows on 3 different stages. Be amazed by science magicians, shout and dance with the science cheerleaders, sign along with They Might Be Giants, tap your feet to science songs, learn about amphibians, meet Bill Nye the Science Guy and much, much more!

- See more at: http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2014-festival/attendee-faq.html#sthash.1794RxbW.dpuf

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