USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for October, 2010

Shout out to NCAS!

Thanks NCAS for helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival! Post here Oct 10-25 Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival DC The USA Science and Engineering Festival is coming up. And while the Expo on the Mall Oct. 23 & 24 is getting the most publicity, there are a…

Visualizing Marathon 2010

Check out one of our Satellite Festivals Happening this weekend! Visualizing Marathon 2010 It is a weekend-long student data visualization competition and they have about 95 students from Harvard, Columbia, SVA, Pratt, Parsons, L’ecole de design (France), etc. attending. The challenge will be announced Friday (Tonight!) at the Opening and it will focus on a…

From the White House, to an Expo hosted by Lockheed Martin and put together by 850 leading science organizations, to over 50 satellite events across the nation, everyone from pre-schoolers to grandparents will be celebrating science this weekend at the USA Science and Engineering Expo –October 23-24, 2010. The USA Science & Engineering Festival, which…

Even Bill Nye will be at the Expo! Read more here. The first USA Science & Engineering Festival will take science out of the lab and onto D.C.’s National Mall this weekend: October 23rd and 24th. The free, two-day expo will feature over 1500 fun, hands-on science activities and over 75 stage shows and performances…

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…

Engineering.com has a Great Science Teacher Video Contest happening right now! Watch and rate teachers in action as they explain projectile motion, Newton’s 3rd Law and many more science concepts. This is a competition with $3500 in prize money and prestige on the line, so please be sure to rate the videos by clicking on…

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…

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…

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,…

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…