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Celebrate science!

Thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, performers, volunteers and attendees for making the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival a success! More than 325,000 people celebrated science over 4 days!

We’d love to hear from you so we can further improve the Festival. Please complete our brief survey by clicking here.

Stay tuned for more info on the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival.

View 2014 Kavli Science Video Contest Winners here.

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Watch our highlight video reel to see what the 2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival was all about.

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EXHIBITS

Exhibits

 

Explore science and engineering with over 3000 fun, hands-on activities grouped into 16 different Pavilions, such as Astronomy and Space Exploration, Earth Sciences, Energy, Health and Medicine, Sustainability and more. Pilot a plane at one of Lockheed Martin’s flight simulators, take a trip to Antarctica, watch 3D printers in action, explore solar flares and sunspots, check out the Girl Zone in the National Security Pavilion or get an early jump on your STEM career preparation in the Career Pavilion. Other highlights include exhibits by NASA, the National Academies, the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.  Click here to view all Exhibits and create your personal list of must-see exhibits.

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Stage Shows

Stage Shows

 

Choose from over 150 stage shows featuring They Might Be Giants, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mike Rowe, Michio Kaku, Miss California Crystal Lee, ZOZI Extreme Sports Champions, Danica McKellar, Apollo Robbins, Nate Ball, and many more. In addition, meet and hear these and other prominent science  and engineering authors at the Festival’s Book Fair: Alan Kurzweil (Potato Chip Science); Megan McDonald (Stink Solar System Superhero); George D. Morgan (Rocket Girl), Tammy Enz (Batman Science), David Aquilar (Alien World), Jason Chin (Gravity) and Art Benjamin (Secrets of Mental Math). Click here to view all Stage Shows and create your personal schedule.

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Donate

Support the USA Science & Engineering Festival

 

Please help us re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in the sciences and engineering.

The Festival is organized by Science Spark, a 501(c)3 non-profit science outreach organization, and is funded through corporate sponsorships, government grants, and private donations.

 


 

 

Volunteer

Volunteer at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival


Sign Up to Volunteer for the X-STEM Symposium, Sneak Peek Friday and the EXPO now! Pick your own job and shift on our Volunteer Opportunities page. Positions are going quickly. We also have opportunities to volunteer with groups of 10 or more on Sneak Peek Friday and Expo weekend. Shifts begin as early as Tuesday, April 22nd to Sunday, April 27th. Volunteers will receive a FREE Festival T-­shirt and are critical to the success of the Festival. Click here to view current volunteer opportunities.  Tell your friends to volunteer with you!

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latest News

Testimonials from the 3rd Festival Attendees, performers and exhibitors share their enthusiasm for the 3rd Festival...Click here
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