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Polytechnic Campus Activities

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 | 4–9 p.m.

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

Engineering

Soft Robotics - Lab Open Doors

The Bio-Inspired Mechatronics Lab and the Motion Capture Lab will be opening their door to showcase robotics related projects.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | 183

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

Engineering

Aviation Programs PowerPlants Lab

Aircraft jet engine laboratory will showcase various types of engines/aircraft components and their operation.

Zone C: Polytechnic • Simulator Building (SIM) | First Floor | 121

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

Engineering

Software Engineering for Intelligent Cars, Robots, and Human-Computer Interaction

Come explore the world of intelligent automotives, human-like robots, and human-computer interaction from a software perspective! Visitors will be treated to a combination of hands-on and virtual programming experiences in these areas. Our work has been featured on Channels 3, 5, and 12 locally in Phoenix. Come see what the car of the future looks like!

Zone C: Polytechnic • Simulator Building (SIM) | First Floor | 107

Health & Wellness

Human Anatomy

There will be models of the human skeleton and muscular anatomy; microscopic views of cells; interactive 3D models of the eye, heart and inner ear for young explorers and preserved organ specimens (animal) for the older ones to observe!

Zone A: Polytechnic • Santan Hall (SANTN) | Second Floor | Room 202

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 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 we'll have simple circuit kits on hand as well.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) | Lower Level | Main library space

Student Life

Minute to Win It with Barrett, the Honors College

Join Barrett, the Honors College for Minute to Win It, based on the highly popular NBC TV game show! The aim of the game is to perform several tasks with simple, household items. Each one of these "Minute To Win It" games is a classic and will encourage participants to think creatively - making for great entertainment for kids and parents alike!

Zone A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) | First Floor | Suite 145

Engineering

Creating a computer virus!

Create and execute a computer virus in 30 seconds or less

Zone A: Polytechnic • Peralta Hall (PRLTA) | First Floor | Room 122

Art/Design

High Speed & Hot

What if you could see temperatures of the world around you? What if you could capture multiple high speed images in one exposure? Come see demonstrations of stroboscopic photography and thermal imaging in the GIT Commercial Photography Studio!

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | Tech111

Engineering

INNOVATION HUB

The Innovation Hub is an interactive Maker's Lab used by students to build their projects throughout the year. Through the use of Lasers, 3D Printers, CNC Wood Routers and more, students are able to build most anything they need. Come and see the lasers and printers in action.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | 199

Business

Follow the Orange

The orange fruit is one of the most widely consumed fruits in the Unites States. Learn about the life of a orange by playing “Follow the Orange." With each roll of the dice, players will discover the journey of an orange as it makes its way from the orange groves, into your local grocer, and then into your refrigerator. Yes, there's more to just squeezing the juice out of that orange. By the end of the game, players will have completed a cool beaded bracelet, with beads reminding them of the process a orange goes through to get to us.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Agribusiness Center (AGBC) | First Floor | Lobby

Humanities

A Night of "That's Entertainment!"

Led by faculty member James Barnard, this activity will consist of an open rehearsal for a new comedy/mystery play written by one of our very own Poly students. We will also be premiering a trailer/preview of a feature film being produced and directed by Poly students, staff, and faculty. It will be a wonderful night showcasing the talents of our students!

Zone B: Polytechnic • Applied Arts Pavilion (AAPAV) | First Floor | Black Box Theatre

Engineering

ASU SAE BAJA

Come and check out the ASU mini BAJA team. Part of the Society of Automotive Engineering and the Ira A Fulton School of Engineering.

Zone C: Polytechnic • Simulator Building (SIM) | First Floor | Lab 131

Health & Wellness

Operation: Silly Skills

Special Hours: 5-8 pm

As you are exploring your campus resources during Night of the Open Door, make sure to stop by Health Services in the Wellness Suite for the trickiest, and perhaps silliest, game of Operation you’ve ever played! Test your skill, bring a friend and see if you can take on the challenge of Operation: Silly Skills!

Zone C: Polytechnic • Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCP) | First Floor | Wellness Suite

Social Science

Edison's Laboratory

Thomas Edison, "The Wizard of Menlo Park," was a prolific American inventor who impacted the world. Take a walk through Menlo Park with the virtual reality game ASU Preparatory Academy/ASU Prep Digital created for our college prep high school students.

Zone B: Polytechnic • Student Union (UNION) | First Floor | Lobby

Humanities

ASU Slang Lexicon

All the definitions on Urban Dictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own! Help build a lexicon (dictionary) of current ASU slang by adding an entry.

Zone B: Polytechnic • Santa Catalina Hall (SANCA) | Second Floor | 240L

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. 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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) | First Floor | 160

Art/Design

Pixel Art Creation

Create 3D pixel art with light-up bricks! In this hands-on activity, participants will design and build with LED bricks. Fun for the whole family!

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | 113

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

Social Science

Bringing Education to Life

Join Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College as we celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s timeless 19th-century novel, “Frankenstein.” We’ll reflect on this novel’s message about creation, science and what it means to be human. Together, we’ll explore the pros and cons of innovative technologies and examine what can go wrong or right in the process of creation. We’ll bring life to concepts of design thinking, creativity, and problem-solving as you participate in activities that will allow you to imagine future contributions. Each participant will create a creature — using unorthodox materials — and help us craft a collaborative story.

Zone B: Polytechnic • Student Union (UNION) Outdoors | West Lawn

Engineering

Wheel of Destiny

Come join the Fulton Schools of Engineering Recruitment team to learn about the different programs and opportunities available to students within the Fulton Schools at ASU. Spin the Wheel of Destiny to see what your major is destined to be and earn Fulton Schools swag!

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | TECH Lobby

Art/Design

Student Power!

This is the ASU Print and Imaging Lab, where the results come in the form of award-winning printed materials. The 6,500-square-foot facility on the Polytechnic campus is a bustling mix of state-of-the-art digital printers and a vintage letterpress. Those paper airplanes you see flying all over campus. That Sparky Mask? Stickers? The Print Lab puts an emphasis on the lab part, keeping the students’ growth as the focus. Creating the Student Power model. We will have activities and many giveaways so come by and meet the Power of Students at the Print and Imaging Lab.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Technology Center (TECH) | First Floor | Room 115

Student Life

ASU Admission 101

Special Hours: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

This session will guide you through the process of your college search process and offer helpful advice to find the right fit college or university. You will receive helpful information about the admission process, scholarship programs, and financial aid. Our experienced admission representatives will provide helpful tips on navigating the college search process. Additionally, you will learn about the ASU student experience. This must-attend session will help guide you on the right path to attending college.

Zone A: Polytechnic • Administration (ADMIN) | First Floor | Room 140

Engineering

Aviation Programs Flight Simulators

The Aviation Programs will have several flight simulators on display for participants to tour through.

Zone C: Polytechnic • Simulator Building (SIM) | First Floor | Room 139

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 A: Polytechnic • Academic Center (CNTR) Outdoors | North Lawn

Engineering

Air Powered Paper Rockets

Do you like explosions? So do we, but they won't let us do that. So let's launch a rocket! Come see who can build the rocket that will go the highest with nothing but paper and tape.

Zone C: Polytechnic • Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCP) Outdoors | Southside, on Sun Devil Mall

Engineering

Aircraft Structures Lab Remote Controlled Simulation

Aircraft structures lab will host remote controlled aircraft simulators for participant use.

Zone C: Polytechnic • Simulator Building (SIM) | First Floor | 125

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