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It is difficult to grasp the magnitude of what was accomplished not only this past weekend, but also the entire two years leading up to the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival.  The official numbers from the Washington D.C. Convention Center reveal that over 325,000 attendees visited our Nation’s Capital to partake in the largest…

Addressing Gender Imbalances in STEM Education

Guest Blog by Lindsey Shephard  Rainmaker and Resident Mom at GoldiBlox At GoldieBlox, we truly believe there are millions of girls out there who are engineers, but they just don’t know it yet.  We’re thrilled to join this year’s USA Science & Engineering Festival, where we’ll be able to interact with girls and their families, showing…

EPA’s P3 Student Design Competition: Sowing the Seeds of a Sustainable Future

Guest Blog By Lek KadeliActing Assistant Administrator in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) Each spring around the same time that so much of the country is swept up in the “madness” of amateur basketball tournaments, a dedicated team of employees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are finishing…

Host a Science Festival, and Take Science Discovery to the Streets of America

By USA Science & Engineering  Festival Founder Larry Bock “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” – Carl Sagan The excitement, the rigors and the risk of scientific discovery: Sagan loved and shared these emotions more effectively and openly with us than perhaps any other contemporary scientist. And in the process he helped catapult…

Two well-respected members of the science community-C&EN and the American Chemical Society (ACS) -have made commitments once again to participate as media partner and exhibitor/sponsor, respectively, in the USA Science & Engineering Festival. The Festival will be held for the second time on April 27-29 in Washington, D.C. C&EN, the flagship weekly newsmagazine published by…

Thanks National Center for Science Education for this post and helping get the word out about the Festival! Thanks for having a booth at the festival too. NCSE will be participating in the Science Expo of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, October 23 and 24, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington DC. The…

Thanks IEEE-USA!

WOW IEEE-USA is helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival! They have posted info about the festival on their webpage and they have five spots on WAMU promoting the Festival: Science Friday Oct. 15 – 2:19, 2:39 and 2:59 p.m. Tech Tuesday Oct. 19 Science Friday Oct. 22 Thanks…

Thanks EPA for the blog post last week! We need all the help we can get with getting the word out to everyone about the Festival. Each week we write about the science behind environmental protection. Previous Science Wednesdays. By Aaron Ferster Back to school season always seems so refreshing. I find the excitement my…

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. 4-H2O Experiment…

The DC Weatherams eventFest Coalition is a partnership of government, scientific societies, private enterprise, and institutions in education which focuses on serving as an important resource for information on weather, water, and climate, and how these impact our lives. Recognized as a “Perfect Festival Partner” for its noted efforts in the event, the Coalition is…