USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Announcing X-STEM! Extreme STEM Symposium!

The Festival will be unveiling a new program called X-STEM on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

X-STEM is a special “Extreme” symposium for middle and high school students featuring interactive presentations by an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to empower and inspire kids about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). These STEM role models and industry leaders are sure to ignite your students’ curiosity through storytelling and live demonstrations.

This all day event will feature multiple presentation sessions covering a wide array of subject areas including space exploration, storm chasing, oceanography, the science of social networks, the physics of superheroes, mathematical puzzles and much, much more!  Student attendees will have the opportunity to sit in on multiple 30 minute presentations, each of which will conclude with a 15 minute Q and A session.

NASA's Mohawk Guy

Bobak Ferdowsi

Some of our featured presenters include first female space explorer Anousheh Ansari, noted author and current director of the National Institutes of Health  Dr. Francis Collins and NASA’S “Mohawk Man” Bobak Ferdowsi and many more! See our list of X-STEM presenters here. 

Don’t miss this truly unique educational opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the nation’s most noted STEM professionals representing top universities, corporations, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies.

For more info click here.