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Downtown Phoenix Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 1–5 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Art/Design

Picture Opportunity

Have you ever wanted to be on the other side of the Supreme Court bench? Now is your chance! Please join ASU Law at Open Door for an opportunity to take your photo behind the same bench the Arizona Supreme Court justices use.

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

Engineering

AR/VR, avatars and games

See the latest in cutting-edge news technologies from the Cronkite New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab.

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

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

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

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

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

Art/Design

Westward Ho Artists Collective Group Show & Arts Activity

The Westward Ho Artists Collective presents an art show with a wide range of mediums, materials, and techniques. Join the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy in the Concho Room for stress relief, fun and creative expression while we sketch, color and enjoy a selection of art books. Features pattern coloring pages and mandala coloring pages. Kid and adult friendly!”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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