Sneak peek friday registration is now open!
Is your child's school registered for "Sneak Peek" Friday? Be sure to let the teachers and administrators know about this unique opportunity to get a "Sneak Peek" of the Finale Expo on April 25, 2014! "Sneak Peek" Friday is opened only to schools, homeschoolers and Military Families we already have over 19,000 participants signed up! Click here to register today!
Are you traveling from out of town to attend the largest celebration of STEM? Book a hotel room NOW at one of our Partner hotels through this link. Rooms will fill up fast since it's the busiest time of year in D.C.!
Pre-register for the expo for a chance to win a cool prize!
Let us know that you are planning to attend the Expo, and you will automatically be entered for a chance to meet They Might Be Giants or Bill Nye the Science Guy; an iPad 2; a Cool Video Game; Science Books; T-Shirts, and other awesome prizes! You don't have to preregister to attend the Festival Expo, but you will have a chance to win a cool prize while letting us know a little about who will be attending.
Contests, contests, contests!
Now entering its third year, the Kavli Science Video Contest, an international middle and high school student competition that is held as part of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, is now accepting entries for the 3rd Contest with the theme "Science in Fiction"!
Students in grades 6-12 will investigate how science is portrayed in popular movies, TV shows and video games. Winners will be honored in a special festival EXPO Awards show in Washington, D.C. during the weekend of April 26-27, 2014. Visit our website for contest resources and details on how to enter the contest. You can direct your contest questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The KidWind Challenge is a hands-on application of renewable energy education. Student teams put their knowledge of wind power to work as they design and construct wind turbines to produce as much power as possible. Teams earn points for efficiency, creativity, and functionality, but, at its core, the Challenge is about learning and having a good time. Click here for more information including details on the $5,000 Grand Champion Prize!
Please help us create awareness for National Science Week!
Join Rep. Randy Hultren (R) and Rep. Joe Kennedy (D) in urging Congress to vote for H.Res. 276, which calls upon the U.S. House of Representatives to support the goals and ideals of National Science Week and the biennial USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. The resolution also calls on State and local governments to recognize the last week in April, 2014 as a National Science Week.
Click here to read and sign the petition.
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We encourage exhibitors, sponsors, X-STEM Schools Ambassadors, Volunteers, Parents, STEM enthusiasts and anyone associated with the Festival to help us spread the word by following our social media sites! Join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google + and Pinterest!