USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for August, 2010

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…

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…

What goes on behind the scenes as researchers test and certify balls and bats for use in Major League Baseball? How will nanoparticles, network sensors and adaptive technologies revolutionize many aspects of our lives in products of tomorrow? The answers will surprise and intrigue you! Find out when you visit the hands-on exhibits of the…

Our Newest Wordle Has Been Revealed!

Here is the USA Science and Engineering Festival’s newest Wordle based on responses to the question: “If you could make one new scientific discovery or invention, what would it be?” Keep your eyes open for our next question and keep the responses coming! To find out more about Wordles and to create your own clouds…

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…

Check out this great video of Ray O Johnson the CTO of our host sponsor, Lockheed Martin, being interviewed by Forbes Editor of the monthly Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Tech Report and Nifty Fifty speaker Josh Wolfe. They discuss material science, the need for more science and innovation in the US and even mentions the USA Science…

4-H Science: Hands-on. Revolutionary

As the nation’s largest youth development organization – with a network of more than 6 million young people – 4-H prepares youth to move our world forward. Through out-of-school programming, in-school enrichment programs and camps, 4-H cultivates the next generation of leaders, strengthening our nation’s ability to tackle leading challenges such as global competitiveness, world…

~~By Aimee Stern Connecting with the general public and hopefully future scientists and engineers is one the major goals of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. We want to light a spark, to convince students that these fields are not only those of the future but just plain fun. Forty stage shows on three enormous…

USA Science & Engineering Festival partner, Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is preparing for an action-packed week this fall with one focus: igniting STEM Education in America through imagination and innovation. In the days leading up to the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall, PLTW is bringing together some of the best…

On Wednesday, October 6, 2010, the third annual 4-H National Youth Science Day, will bring together hundreds of thousands of youth around the nation to complete a single science experiment. This year, the National Science Experiment, 4-H2O, focuses on water quality and climate change – two critical issues facing our global community today. In anticipation…