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save the date, march 1, 2014
Come and explore the Solar System and beyond in 3D!!!
Marston Exploration Theater (MET) in ISTB 4
Show times: 4:30pm, 5:45pm, 7pm and 8:15pm
Join ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) for an amazing view our planet, our Solar System, and the galaxies beyond in a 45 minute 3D tour of the Universe! We will highlight current and future exploration missions.
This show is geared for kids from age 6-100!
Scientists use infrared photography to reveal hidden patterns of warm and cool temperatures, health of plants, and more. This is your chance to get a portrait of yourself in infrared, and learn how geographers use infrared imagery! Time: 5-10 minutes.
Did you know that Arizona has the highest ant diversity of any U.S. state? Come see the diversity of ants being worked on by ASU researchers and talk to graduate students studying these fascinating insects! A variety of Arizona ants will be on display for you to observe and learn about their behaviors, habitats, communication, and foraging styles. Species will include Arizona leafcutters, desert harvester ants, and rock-dwelling ants!
Zone 2 | LSC Atrium
Where in the world is the hottest temperature ever recorded? The most rain? The strongest wind? Learn this and more in a game based on high-tech web mapping. If you like, learn other uses for mapping software that's freely available on the Internet.
How can GIS technology be used to help victims of domestic violence find the resources they need? Or help find a suitable spot for a Mars landing? Graduate students and recent alumni will show you these and other projects they’re working on, and what else computer-based mapping technology can do.
Come inside and enjoy hands-on activities! Experience demonstrations of research tackling societal challenges such as the future of disease prevention and detection, security, and sustainability.
Use a touch-screen display in the lobby to see illustrated information about green/sustainable elements of this award-winning, LEED-certified facility or come inside to visit the It’s Easy Being Green booth. The Biodesign Institute
Children or kids at heart: Roll up your sleeves for hands-on fun with science! Simple, fun science will bring physics, chemistry, biology and engineering into a child’s realm of understanding. Zone will feature glow-in-the dark coloring, building with Legos, peering through microscopes and much more.
Rub shoulders with some of the world’s leading scientists, engineers and innovators. They’ll be roaming the halls wearing “Ask Me About … “ buttons. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity!
Have you ever wondered what brains are made of and can do? At the Brain Investigation Station, learn about the parts of the brain and how they work through fun, hands-on activities. Come see and touch a real brain or build a neuron from scratch. You’ll find answers to questions you never knew you had!