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Downtown Phoenix Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 1–5 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

Art/Design

Behind the Scenes Tour of Beus Center for Law and Society

The Beus Center for Law and Society (BCLS) is the home to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, as well as several other organizations. The building space uses form and function to connect students, visitors, and the general public to the role of justice in society. The BCLS was designed to be inviting, engaging, and accessible to everyone who is interested in learning about the law.

Schedule: 1:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

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

Health & Wellness

The Many Faces of 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 and ASU students to learn more about our new Internship Program within CONHI. Hear how the Health Entrepreneur Accelerator Lab (HEALab) can help students, faculty, and community members bring their innovative ideas to market. Meet members of the Prepped Program who will share their stories of success. Change is the only constant. Learn how you can be the change!

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

Health & Wellness

Popcorn Bar!

Come create your own gourmet packet of popcorn.

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

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

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.

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

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

Art/Design

Let’s Make Wild Kratts Hats

With some bowls, plates and imagination let’s make some Wild Kratts Hats!

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

Health & Wellness

Touch a Real Brain!

At this interactive booth, participants will be able to glove-up and touch a real brain! They will learn what parts of the brain are responsible for things like moving, feeling, talking, and memory.

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

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

Art/Design

Daniel Tiger Puppet Making

Come make puppets with us, and enter a land of “Make-Believe” and play around the Daniel the Tiger trolley cut out.

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

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

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

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

Sustainability

Resource Innovation Solutions Network

Do you have a great idea to reduce the amount of waste that goes to our landfills? If so, we invite you to share it. Explore how you can turn trash into something valuable and explore what it takes to become an entrepreneur. The RISN Incubator is a business accelerator for entrepreneurs to new ways to use waste with the goal of moving a circular economy. 

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

Sustainability

Creative Reinvention

Can you guess what recycled material various items are made from? During this challenge, you will learn about the concept of a circular economy and see creative, clever and surprising examples of pre- and post-consumer recycling.
 
 

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

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

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) Outdoors | Courtyard

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

Sustainability

Sustainability Central

Come check out the 2019 Sustainability Solutions Festival! Partner organizations from around Arizona will be on hand to share the latest innovations in creating a better future for all. Learn about Arizona's wildlife and discover ways you and your family can have a positive impact on our community.

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

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

Student Life

Coloring and BioDots: Let's Learn To De-Stress!!!

Come visit our table to find helpful ways to relax and de-stress, which include coloring uniquely designed mandalas. Try a Biodot to help you find out your mood in the moment. Learn skills to relax more readily in your every day life!

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Post Office (POST) Outdoors | Student Center Patio

Health & Wellness

Blood Pressure Screening

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation invites you to have your blood pressure checked and learn more about systolic and diastolic pressure readings. What do your numbers mean?

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

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

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

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

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