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Dr. Kit Nast, a psychology instructor at Bishop State Community College in Mobile, AL, is putting together a website filled with videos related to careers and college degree programs. He is looking for volunteers to help develop more Career Videos and College Program Videos related to the sciences for his site - www.drkit.org. He is seeking STEM professionals to contribute self-made videos to the web site with the hope of steering more students toward these careers. For more information, please contact Kit at knast@bishop.edu. What kind of video would you like to contribute to, or see, on…
Thanks AT&T for being a Sponsor for the USA Science and Engineering Festival! Find the full press release here on prnewswire. Festival will feature AT&T Eco Booth and 50 satellite events around the nation to motivate kids to take interest in science, technology, engineering and math WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To motivate kids to take interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), AT&T* will sponsor the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on October 23rd and 24th. According to a new report by the President's…
We have quite a few shout outs! Thanks everyone for helping us get the word out about the Festival. Very Spatial A Parent in Silver Springs Thanks Rhetoric & Rockets for running a booth at the Science Festival and helping get the word out about the Festival on your blog. 'I'm about a week out from attending the Science & Engineering Festival, where I'll be running the booth/tent for ScienceCheerleader.com. For the past few months I've been creating letters, forms, grant proposals, schedules, and gosh-knows-what-else to ensure that 11 cheerleaders have what they need when they need…
The physics of music is a greater way to appreciate music. This booth sounds quite interesting. Thanks CAS for helping get the word out about the Expo and coming to have a booth. Find the full post here. By Kaitie O'Hare October 13, 2010 Physics Professor Nate Harshman and High School Noura Jaber will demonstrate Chladni plates at the Expo. Professor Harshman and High School student Noura Jaber experiment with Chlandi plates. The physics department and audio technology programs are teaming up on October 23-24 to present "The Physics of Music" exhibit on the National Mall, part of the larger…
Thanks Johns Hopkins University for posting about your involvement in the USA Science and Engineering Expo and all the cool things you plan to show at the Expo. It's going to be great! October 18, 2010 By Phil Sneiderman Homewood Filed under Whiting School of Engineering Six teams of Johns Hopkins researchers with expertise in nanotechnology, particle physics and other fields will participate this weekend in an ambitious event centered on the National Mall in Washington: a mammoth exposition at the inaugural USA Science and Engineering Festival. The free two-day expo on the National Mall and…
Thanks Dan Kasun for a recent post mentioning the USA Science and Engineering Festival. Thanks for mentioning the festival and thanks for Volunteering in the Microsoft booth! The festival can't happen without volunteers! For those who aren't already in "the know" (which usually includes me), there is a Science and Engineering Festival in DC going on in DC (http://www.usasciencefestival.org/ - it started on 10/10 and goes to 10/24). This week commences with a science fair that is being held at the White House. Yes, THE White House. Capital W and H. Two of the 2010 Imagine Cup winning teams…
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 culmination of a two-week celebration of science and engineering, the Science Expo is a giant science party on America's front lawn, aimed at inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers. All events are free and open to the general public. So come and explore the…
I personally like science AND laughing so I'm excited to see this next Friday. Thanks Brian Malow for being a part of the festival. If you can't catch his full length show on Friday, he will be performing 20 min sets at the Expo too. As part of the inauÂgural USA SciÂence & EngiÂneerÂing FesÂtiÂval, I will be perÂformÂing 8pm, FriÂday night, OctoÂber 22, 2010, at GeorgeÂtown UniÂverÂsity - and it's free and open to the pubÂlic (that's YOU!). For details:RatioÂnal ComÂedy for an IrraÂtional Planet - An Evening of SciÂence Humor My friend Norm GoldÂblatt, the Phunny PhysiÂcist, will also…
A Shout out to George Mason University for helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival. USA Science and Engineering Festival October 11, 2010 On the weekend of Oct. 23-24, more than 500 exhibitors will gather on the National Mall to celebrate science and engineering at the USA Science & Engineering Festival. The festival will offer a vast range of educational exhibits for students of all ages. More than 500,000 people are expected to attend this event, which promises to be the largest science festival in history. On Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m., as a…
Thanks C & EN news for posting the results from our most recent Wordle!! The first USA Science & Engineering festival is under way. It opened last night with a music extravaganza called the "Powers of Ten: A Journey in Song from Quark to Cosmos." One of the activities is a nationwide wordle where you can enter your idea for the greatest discoveries and advancements science and engineering will bring us in the 21st century. Answers will be collected through Oct. 24, when the festival concludes with a big expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Stay tuned to Newscripts for…
BIG shout out to Discover Magazine Blogs for their coverage of the Festival. For the original article find it here. by Chris Mooney This is a guest post by Darlene Cavalier, a writer and senior adviser at Discover Magazine. Darlene holds a Masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader. She founded ScienceCheerleader.com and cofounded ScienceForCitizens.net to make it possible for lay people to contribute to science. The USA Science and Engineering Festival is approaching and several preamble events are taking place: * Discover's Carl…
Hooray, Hooray, USA Science and Engineering Festival Starts Today! Thanks to David Bruggerman for posting this on his blog:While events on the National Mall will take place on the 23rd and 24th, the first (hopefully annual?) USA Science and Engineering Festival officially starts later today with a performance of "Powers of Ten" at the University of Maryland (located in the D.C. suburbs). (Event is currently fully booked, but you can try and catch any last minute releases at the hall.) The event has been in the works for months, and I think it will end up being bigger (at least in scale if…
Thanks VAHomeschoolers Connection for helping us get the word out to the homeschooling community about the USA Science and Engineering Festival! On the weekend of October 23 and 24, the National Mall in Washington D.C. will be the site of the first-ever national Science and Engineering Expo, with performances and activities for kids, teens and families. The two-day Expo will include more than 1,500 hands-on activities and over 75 stage shows. In the words of the program's organizers, "The two-day Expo is perfect for teens, children and their families, and anyone with a curious mind who is…
Thanks BioWorld for the article on the USA Science Festival! Read more here: By Trista Morrison BioWorld Today Staff Writer Editor's note: Biotech Foundations is a new BioWorld Today column that recognizes biotech-related nonprofit organizations, as well as those founded by biotech industry luminaries. Tell us about your nonprofit at newsdesk@bioworld.com. Former biotech venture capitalist and entrepreneur Larry Bock knows how to turn an idea into reality. He's had a hand in founding dozens of companies, including Athena Neurosciences Inc. (bought by Elan Corp. plc.), Vertex Pharmaceuticals…
Thanks for helping us get the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival! Meet the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival By James These professional cheerleaders-turned-scientists and engineers challenge stereotypes while helping to inspire young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. At the USA Science and Engineering Festival, October 23-24 in D.C., these women will perform science-themed routines for thousands of people, conduct a free cheer clinic, and meet the public, sign their Science Cheerleader cards, and…
Thanks to Junior League of Northern Virginia for helping us get the word out about the Festival! MCLEAN, Va., October 6, 2010 -- The Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) and the Children's Science Center are partnering to exhibit at the Inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival being held October 23-24, 2010 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. More than 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the event. The JLNV supports the Children's Science Center as its signature project and has pledged $250,000 and 2,500 volunteer hours to bring this first-of-its-kind, hands-on children'…
Thanks to Festival Partner MAA for helping us get the word out about the Festival. MAA is an official partner of the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival, which will occur in the Washington, D.C., area in October 2010. Billed as the country's first national science festival, the event will give more than 500 science, engineering, and mathematics organizations a chance to spark the interest of a new generation of young people in the sciences. The culmination of the Festival will be a two-day Expo on the National Mall on Oct. 23-24, 2010, which will give visitors the opportunity to…
Thanks STEM Notes for your post on the festival. Thanks National Military Family Association for getting the word out about the Festival. Thanks Air Force Association for your Tweets and helping us get the word out about the Festival. NCS will take part in the USA Science & Engineering Festival, Oct. 23 and 24, in Washington, DC. Billed as the largest celebration of science in the US, this nearly month-long celebration of science and engineering will culminate in a two-day expo on the National Mall with hundreds of organizations involved in science and engineering. Where Did All the…
Thanks to Planetary Society Blog for helping us get the word out about the Festival. The Planetary Society Blog By Emily Lakdawalla USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. Oct. 4, 2010 | 11:42 PDT | 18:42 UTC We need your help. Please donate to support our blog, website, and podcast. RSS 2.0 News Feed Weblog Archive by Charlene Anderson Come to the Party! On the National Mall, Washington, D.C. October 23 & 24 Have you made your plans yet to celebrate science, embrace engineering, and party, party, party at the USA Science & Engineering Festival on the National Mall…
Thanks to partner organization Koshland Science Museum for helping us get the word out about the festival. Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010 through Sunday, October 24, 2010 Location: National Mall, Tent #102 (in front of the Capitol Reflecting Pool) Time: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM Cost: Free and open to all Age Range: Open to all During the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, Oct. 23 & 24, on the National Mall, Tent #102 serves as the basis for putting dreams into action. The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine and National Research…