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USASF12M 182If your institution, organization or K-12 school has not signed up yet as a Festival Expo Exhibitor, do so today by clicking here. Join the growing list of science and engineering professionals, innovators and enthusiasts who will be showcasing their exciting hands-on exhibits in STEM on April 26-27, 2014 at the Washington, DC Convention Center! More than 250,000 Expo visitors from across the country and around the world are expected.

And don't forget, the Festival will be offering other high-profile activities for exhibitors during the week leading up to the Expo, opportunities designed to boost the visibility of your organization's role and achievements in STEM!

You don't want to miss...

VIP Night:

Expo exhibitors will receive further attention during Expo Week at VIP Night on April 25 when they and their exhibits are honored and profiled at this high-profile event, which will be attended by prominent supporters of the Festival and by industry leaders from the STEM Solutions Conference. Note: VIP Night is an invitation-only event for Festival sponsors and exhibitors. Stay tuned for more information.

Sign up as an Expo exhibitor today! Here are just a few exciting organizations which have done so already: 


22ecf429adfbb752f632f7652fad7431Discovering Planets and Searching for Biosignatures

Do you know how many planets have been discovered outside our solar system? Join Penn State University astronomers to test out the methods they use for discovering planets around other stars and searching for the presence of interstellar life.


85580c752b7a80aa249945fd42a1c299Science Through Sports

Let sports scientists from the American University take you through their exercise and strength regimen as you learn about physiology, physics and other aspects of science in the process.


28e43c8b8a7ca69e1f3f38ed1791c2f1Photonics: Putting Light to Work

Join scientists and engineers from the International Society for Optics and Photonics in an exciting look at the mystery of photons and the cool new inventions that are being realized through them!


42746f3fe3de432e6fa7775b6ffb2349Taking Earth's Pulse

Scientists from EarthScope and UNAVO show you how to take Earth's pulse with their EarthScope device. And in the process, find out why earthquakes shake, why volcanoes erupt and what causes the Earth to constantly shift and change!


7beb1b9a37ff1d0ccbc215eb01b3cc63Urban EcoScapes: Benefits of Rooftop Gardens

Through hands-on interaction with the Children's Science Center, urban dwellers will experience the advantages of growing a garden on a rooftop, including the aesthetic benefits and reduction of building energy costs. Plant your own seedling to take home.



4d21edde037f8b472d368a7a65da00f0Anchors Aweigh With STEM!

U.S. Naval Academy engineers take you inside principles and the amazing high-tech advances they use to explore vessel design, materials and mechanics, and ways to manipulate robots and gliders!