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Downtown Phoenix Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 1–5 p.m.

Sustainability

Future Builder

Can you create a sustainable future city? Future Builder introduces the three pillars of sustainability — society, economy and environment — and allows participants to consider the trade-offs associated with building different things, especially the high cost and relative scarcity of valuable resources.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

How Safe Is It to Ride a Rollercoaster?

A mini roller coaster lets you see the physics behind these thrilling amusement park rides. Enjoy other fun physics activities, including FUN FLY STICKS (levitate incredible metallic-looking shapes), FAKE PIGGY (a 3D image generated using parabolic mirrors), and see LIGHTNING form before your eyes!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 371

Art/Design

Open Studios: Grant Street Studios

Grant Street Studios (605 East Grant Street) houses the private studios and shared workspaces of MFA studio art graduate students at ASU. With around 65 graduates, media include painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics, sculpture, wood, jewelry, intermedia, and fibers. Artists will have their doors open to visitors with multiple exhibitions throughout the space. The Art Grads (TAG) is a student organization representing the graduate art students in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

Off • Grant Street Studios | First Floor | 605 East Grant Street

Health & Wellness

Audio and Speech Activities

Do you want to learn how to spell your name only using your fingers? Or do you want to play Jenga and make cool sounds while doing it? Join us to learn about the different ways audiology and speech impact your life!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) Outdoors | 2nd Street

Student Life

Admission 101

Special Hours: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Join us for ASU Admission 101 during Open Door. This session will guide you through the process of your college search and offer advice to find the right fit college or university. You will receive helpful information about the admission process, and get an edge in learning about scholarships and financial aid. Our experienced admission representatives will share helpful questions and tips to consider in the college search process. Come learn about the ASU student experience, and what it means to be a Sun Devil. This must attend session will help guide you on the right path to attending college.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | First Floor | 122

Health & Wellness

Experiential Health Activities

Meet Sammy the simulation manikin and learn first aid techniques as he experiences a “series of unfortunate events”. Learn to recognize heart and breath sounds using the same equipment our students use. Interact with our SimBaby Josefina, a high-tech infant simulator who helps our students practice routine care and manage critical emergencies. Watch a CPR demonstration and practice on our manikins, then roll the dice and build your own mini first aid kit.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | Rooms 101 & 103

Sustainability

Water Roll

You decide where our water should go! The Colorado River supplies water to seven states, including Arizona. In this interactive game, participants use marbles and tubes to allocate one of our most important and scarcest resources: fresh water. You get to decide how much water to send to farms, factories and homes. 
 
 After completing this activity, you will be awarded a Water station recipe card. Collect all six recipe cards and you will be recognized as a Sustainability Super Hero and be awarded a prize pack!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Social Science

Groovy Communication Game Show

Don’t be square, join the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts for a trip to the groovy 1960s and participate in our version of a far-out, old-school TV Game Show all about how humans communicate in 2019. Test your knowledge of fun facts and some misconceptions about human communication in our modern era. It would be outta sight if you all come play! Get ready for some light and sound effects, and buzzers to bring out your game playing spirit. GREAT FOR TEENS AND ADULTS!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Arizona Center (AZCNTR) | Third Floor | Room 383

Art/Design

Make a Robot!

Join in the fun and excitement of the ASU maker community by learning how to make a simple and tiny robot call a Bristlebot! ASU Library is just one of the many maker communities all over the world that provides a creative space for people, ideas and tools to come together -- a place where fun and learning go hand in hand. You will also get a chance to race your robot!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Lower Level | Vault

Humanities

Play Hoaxes & Havoc, the fake news game

Learn how hoaxers and rumormongers operate as you try to saturate the country with phony messages.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Second Floor | First Amendment Forum

Sustainability

Salt River Project: Wild About Sustainability!

As part of our commitment to the communities we serve, SRP has partnered with Arizona State University to reward and celebrate sustainability solutions. Discover how SRP delivers more than water and power through an interactive museum display highlighting Arizona wildlife as well as their partnership with ASU and families like yours. Learn how you can make changes in your home that will create a better future for all.
 

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Health & Wellness

Make Your Own Moulage

What is Moulage? It is the art of creating mock injuries and lifelike substances to provide elements of realism to health care training. See how our faculty and students simulate health care scenarios and create faux injuries and wounds. Try your hand at a supervised Moulage and receive a free recipe card to create your own Moulage at home.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | 105

Engineering

Solar Amusement Park

Students are introduced to the world of creative engineering product design. Students choose a theme park ride that they want to build that is run ONLY by a solar panel and simple motor. As students begin by defining the problem, they learn to recognize the need, identify a target population, relate to the project and identify its requirements and constraints. They then create and test prototypes, and re-design to optimize their solutions.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Place (TALRPLACE) Outdoors | Taylor Street

Student Life

Kidding Around

This event is for all ages to come out and enjoy being a kid. Join us at Civic Space Park for inflatables, Karaoke, a service project, and more.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space (CIVIC) Outdoors | Civic Space Park and Student Center

Health & Wellness

ASU Staff Council

Through service to students and in support of university function, staff members in all areas play an important role in creating the New American University. The ASU Staff Council serves as a collective voice to ensure this kind of environment is a part of the university's culture. Some of the ways Staff Council works to accomplish this is by enhancing university communications, providing recommendations for improving the working climate and promoting professional development opportunities.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Art/Design

Craft Time - Painting Justice

Join ASU Law for a gavel-painting workshop at Open Door. All materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is your creativity!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Beus Center For Law And Society (BCLS) | First Floor | W. P. Carey Foundation Armstrong Great Hall

Natural Science

Elephant Toothpaste

Watch a volcano of foam generate right before your eyes! This chemistry experiment, often called “Elephant Toothpaste,” and another called “Lava Lamp” will delight kids and kid-minded adults alike!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 379

Student Life

Access ASU, me3, College and Career Exploration

Please join us at the Access ASU table for information on college readiness. Visitors will get the opportunity to take me3, an online interactive major and career quiz, play a game for a chance to win one of our amazing giveaways and find out more about how to get prepared for college and your future career!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) Outdoors | Taylor Mall

Social Science

Meditation

Stress is increasingly gaining attention in the U.S. as well as around the world for the detrimental health effects it produces. Meditation is gaining attention worldwide with the emergence of promising data showing how the simple act of being aware can deregulate the body’s stress response - leading to a happier and healthier life. This presentation highlights the stress response physically and psychologically as well as applicable meditation practices to deregulate stressful triggers in our personal and professional lives. Make sure to come by, it will be both entertaining and educational!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Second Floor | Mezzanine

Natural Science

Anatomage Experience

Come explore ASU's very own virtual dissector. Featured in shows like Grey's Anatomy, this state of the art teaching tool is a 3D anatomy system that allows individuals to see and virtually dissect a human cadaver with the touch of a finger. Come be amazed by this fully interactive life-sized touch screen anatomy experience!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 381

Humanities

Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association invite you to “Change the World Through Plinko,” by playing this interactive game that encourages participants of all ages to make a difference in your community! Also, learn about ASU Lodestar Center programs and initiatives that will help you accelerate your own social impact.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Second Floor | Mezzanine Level

Natural Science

Writers, Rockets and More!

Writers, Rockets and More! The sky's the limit, let your writing, your rocket and senses soar! Join University Academic Success Programs to write creatively, construct soda straw rockets and play our mystery balloon sensory game.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | 101

Sustainability

(Re) imagine Phoenix

Reimagine Phoenix is the city's initiative to increase its waste diversion rate to 40 percent by 2020 and better utilize its resources. As of late 2017, Phoenix's waste diversion rate is at 30 percent, but expansion of its community outreach around the pillars – reduce, reuse, recycle, reconsider and reimagine – hopes to increase awareness of the importance of waste diversion and management.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Engineering

Make a Robot!

Join in the fun and excitement of the ASU maker community by learning how to make a simple and tiny robot called a BristleBot! ASU Library is just one of many maker communities all over the world that provides a creative space for people, ideas and tools to come together – a place where fun and learning go hand in hand. You will also get the chance to race your robot and see a 3D printer up close and in action!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Lower Level | The Vault

Engineering

STEAM Machine

Students will work individually or as teams to build a machine based on Rube Goldberg chain reaction. The STEAM Machine is built all out of duct tape, PVC, mouse traps, wood, dominos, etc. Prizes awarded for completion of the task. The engineering design process allows participants to interconnect science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) concepts to transform simple ideas and materials into complex multi-disciplinary systems. These machines create a unique opportunity for developing hands-on learning activities that promotes an understanding of teamwork and the engineering design process.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Place (TALRPLACE) Outdoors | Taylor Street

Humanities

Get Creative With The Greats!

Families are invited to explore some of the great thinkers Honors students discuss in the Human Event course. Join us in making Plato's Play-doh, shaking things up Shakespeare's Shakers, clowning around with Socrates Sock Puppets, and soaring the skies with Aristotle's Airplanes!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | The Barrett Suite - UCENT 162

Health & Wellness

Free Hearing Screenings

Get your hearing checked! Audiology graduate clinicians will be providing free hearing screenings. Stop by the Speech and Hearing Clinic to sign up. This free hearing screening is available to anyone ages 5 and up.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health South (HLTHS) Outdoors | Tent, 2nd Street & Taylor Place

Health & Wellness

Art Inferno

Did you know that making art can be food for your health? Create your own fired alcohol ink piece!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health South (HLTHS) Outdoors | 2nd Street & Taylor Place

Health & Wellness

Popcorn Bar!

Come create your own gourmet packet of popcorn.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) Outdoors | Plaza

Engineering

Hands on Robotics Experience

ASU Preparatory Academy Robotics and Engineering students work on a wide range of projects throughout the school year. This year students programmed their very own robots, worked with theater to create props, and made computer carts for several classrooms. Learn to be a Robotics Master by making changes to the robots, programing them, and controlling their movement. Our high school students will work with you to help you through the process as you learn about programming robots.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | First Floor | Room 121

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