Downtown Phoenix Campus Activities

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 | 4–8 p.m.

Student Life

Movies in the Park

Special Hours: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Bring your blankets and join the Programming and Activities Board for a family friendly movie!

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

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 | Room 379

Health & Wellness

De-Stress: Mandalas, Biodots and Relaxation!

ASU Counseling Services invites you to our table to "De-Stress," by spending time coloring a Mandala, using a Biodot to figure out your current mood, and learning relaxation skills to cope with daily life stresses.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space (CIVIC) Outdoors | Outside

Health & Wellness

Thinking on Your Feet

Is your brain smarter when you're sitting or standing? Test your brain power to see how you think on your feet.

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

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. After completing this activity, you will be awarded a Waste 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

Humanities

Getting to Know Your Arizona Government

Join us as we play an ongoing game of "Getting to Know Your Arizona Government" Trivia. You just might win a prize! The ASU School of Public Affairs' mission is to understand and address society's grandest challenges in public management, policy and governance. We seek to maximize our impact through rigorous transdisciplinary research, project-based education, collaborative and inclusive community engagement, experiential learning and innovative solutions.

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

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

Student Life

Arcade and Games

Come join us in the Student Center @ the Post Office to learn about the resources the Educational Outreach and Student Services team has to offer. We will have arcade games and giveaways.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Post Office (POST) | First Floor | Student Center @ the Post Office

Student Life

Glow Party

Join us for a glow in the dark party where everyone wins a prize!

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

Art/Design

Virtual Reality, Art and More

We invite you to an innovative and fun First Friday artwalk at the Westward Ho! We’ll feature art from students in the School of Criminology who launched a creative venture to highlight prison program effectiveness by selling art created by incarcerated individuals at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence. We’ll also have live, interactive virtual reality demonstrations as part of our interdisciplinary partnership with the ASU Acoustic Ecology Lab, bringing VR technology to the sights and sounds of natural environments. Join us as we bring together arts, sciences, humanities and new technologies to showcase our Downtown Phoenix community embeddedness.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Westward Ho | First Floor | Concho Room

Health & Wellness

Mindfulness Through Movement: Meditative Sound Soup

Special Hours: 6:30 - 7:15 pm

Have you ever experienced sound mindfully? Well, here’s your chance! This mindfulness through movement session will present Himalayan Singing Bowl protocols woven with improvised guitar loops to create a sonic environment for mindful practice and embodied presence. Special guests include: Rob Kaplan and Wil Heywood with Eileen Standley and Nicole Curry.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | Room 110

Health & Wellness

Heart Stars: Our Hearts Are in Our Hands

The heart is the body's most essential muscle. How much do you know about it? Spin the Heart Star Trivia Wheel to test your knowledge, explore a model of the human heart, and find out what you can do to keep yours healthy.

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

Health & Wellness

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation

You have an idea, we want to hear about it! Join us for a peek into our innovative process and see how the 7 Pillars of Innovation contribute to project development. Interact with Healthcare Innovation faculty to share your ideas. Hear how the HEALab can help community members bring their innovative ideas to reality. ASU students and faculty, join us and learn more about Entrepreneurship + Innovation at ASU. Change is the only constant. Learn how you can be the change! We look forward to meeting you and exploring Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and what it can mean for you!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Place (TALRPLACE) | First Floor | Suite 107 (off Taylor Street)

Natural Science

Microbes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Explore the microbes that live on you and in you! Learn how they can keep you healthy or make you sick. Investigate the effects of antibiotics on bacterial growth and discover how bacteria become resistant to them. Learn how to culture microbes safely in the laboratory, and see real microbes magnified over 1000 times their actual size! Finally, observe the effects of molds and bacteria on common food items and see how they’re used in industrial applications.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | Room 360C

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Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) Outdoors | Registration Tent

Sustainability

Salt River Project: Delivering Water and Power

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 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. After completing this activity, you will be awarded an Energy 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

The Real CSI

Have you ever wanted to know how Police solve crimes? Come find out about the tools and techniques officers use to put the puzzle together. You can also take a tour of the new ASU Police Sub-Station at the Downtown Campus!

Schedule: 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

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 | Room 371

Health & Wellness

Are You Fitter Than a 5th Grader?

Do some simple exercise tests to find out how fit you are.

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

Health & Wellness

Jumping for Red Ropes

How many calories does jumping rope burn? Jump rope for 1-2 minutes to get the amount of red rope candy that equals the number of calories you burned.

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

Social Science

The Magic of Mindfulness

Stress is increasingly gaining attention in the U.S. as well as around the world for the detrimental health effects it produces. Mindfulness 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 mindful 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

Health & Wellness

Blood Pressure Screening

Community Health Center staff invite you to have your blood pressure checked and learn more about our Downtown Phoenix clinic.

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

Art/Design

Pop-Up Art Exhibition by The Art Grads (T.A.G.)

ASU's Master of Fine Arts candidates showcase their skill and vision in a pop-up art exhibition. Organized by The Art Grads (T.A.G.), the exhibition will include works in variety of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, fibers, photography, intermedia and others. Some of the contributing artists will be on hand to answer questions and do interesting demonstrations.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • A. E. England Bldg. (AEEB) | First Floor | Auditorium

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

Sustainability

Sustainability Super Hero

You have the power to create a better world for all living things! Come and explore the many ways you can change your behavior and influence your community for the better. After collecting the knowledge and tools for sustainability success and six special recipe cards throughout Sustainability Central, the occasion will be commemorated with a Sustainability Super Hero Badge and prize pack.

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

Social Science

Seeking Solutions: We Do Public Service

College of Public Service & Community Solutions is committed to transforming communities. Stop by our informational booth to learn more about our degree programs and to share your personally-crafted solution for Arizona communities in the following focus-areas: community development, health care, infrastructure, environment and water, education, young talent, civic engagement, job creation.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Room 169

Health & Wellness

Mindfulness Through the Senses

ASU Center for Mindfulness, Compassion & Resilience is excited to invite you to participate in Mindfulness through the Senses this year at Open Door. This journey will include hands-on activities and practice while invoking the senses of sight, smell, taste, sound, touch, and movement through Mindfulness. Please feel free to drop-in at any time and take your senses through an adventure of self-discovery.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | Room 110

Natural Science

Create Matter as a Mad Scientist!

In a matter of seconds, our organic chemists will mix solutions to create industrial-quality nylon threads. They are eager to assist if you would like to make them yourself! Also, explore how large-scale production could contribute to the decline of coral reefs. (Gloves will be provided, but no need to worry — our chemistry lab students use these solutions all the time.)

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | Room 375

Health & Wellness

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 | Room 381

Sustainability

Cold Water Saves!

Did you know about 90% of the energy used by washing machines during laundry goes towards heating the water? Using cold water to wash clothes helps to decrease energy usage. Come and explore other ways The Sustainability Consortium and American Chemical Institute are saving energy and keeping your clothes fresh!

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

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