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Downtown Phoenix Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 1–5 p.m.

Art/Design

AZ PBS Membership Promotions

Come say hello to the PBS membership team and learn more about the Passport app, PBS Membership sign-up, and don't forget to sign up for the raffle!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Sixth Floor | Studio A

Social Science

The Real CSI!

Want to know some of the ways that Police Officers solve crimes? Come visit our fun booth to talk to officers and learn tools and techniques we use to put the evidence puzzle together to figure out who did it!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) Outdoors | On Taylor Mall just outside of UCENT

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

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

Food on the Go!

We know that you're always on the go so visit the College of Health Solutions' Instructional Kitchen. You'll learn how to make quick and healthy meals that you can take on the go with you to match your busy lifestyle. You'll walk away with new recipes and a quick meal.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health South (HLTHS) | First Floor | Instructional Kitchen

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

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

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

Humanities

Do the weather

Present the maps and forecast in front of the weather wall, and see if you can keep your bearings!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Sixth Floor | Cronkite News Studio

Student Life

Experience ASU Online Through Augmented Reality

ASU Online will share an augmented reality experience to show participants some of the innovations ASU is employing to deliver a premium online college experience. The experience will offer a unique perspective into a day in the life of our online students - showcasing the relationships and technologies that are the foundation of all of our programs.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | 1st floor lobby

Sustainability

EFFICIENCY: It’s a bird! No, it’s a train!

In this activity, learn how a bird inspired an engineer to build a faster, quieter and more efficient bullet train. Over 3.8 billion years, nature has found efficient solutions to move and live on land, through the air or under the sea. When we look to nature to improve the things we make, it’s called “biomimicry. After completing this activity, you will be awarded a Transportation 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

Cronkite building tour

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Cronkite School's state-of-the-art journalism facility.

Schedule: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

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

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 | 360C

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

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

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

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

Natural Science

CSI: Phoenix

Investigate real cadavers, organs, and cadaver plastinates! Think “Body Worlds” but less dramatic and less gory.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 383

Health & Wellness

Popcorn Bar!

Come create your own gourmet packet of popcorn.

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

Culture/Language

Spanish Lottery and Scrabble

Join us at the Spanish for the Professions table for information on how to make the best of your bilingual skills! Visitors will be able to join faculty in vocabulary games and play the traditional Mexican lottery while listening to music in Spanish. Sing with us! Participants will also learn about internships and career opportunities for Spanish speakers. Come on by for fun games and info on career opportunities!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Arizona Center (AZCNTR) | Third Floor | 382

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

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

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

Health & Wellness

Healthy Snacks from the ASU Downtown Nutrition Garden

ASU students from the Cultivate Garden Club and Nutrition faculty will provide tours of our campus garden and demonstrate how to prepare healthy snacks using the Garden’s vegetables and herbs. Yummy samples will be offered!

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

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

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

Humanities

Be a news anchor

Reading a teleprompter is not as easy as TV News anchors make it look. You'll have your chance to sit at the news desk.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Sixth Floor | Cronkite News Studio

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

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

Culture/Language

Thunderbird Global Village

Pack your bags as Thunderbird School of Global Management is taking you on a global adventure! Grab a passport, work your way through our interactive continent stations where you will learn about art, language and music from various countries and submit your completed passport for a prize at the conclusion of your trip.

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

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