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Tempe Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 | 1–6 p.m.

Natural Science

The Language of Colors

What does the color red mean? How about green or yellow or black? For animals, understanding the meaning of color can help them stay away from dangerous food, find a mate or home or even spot another dangerous animal. In this fun, interactive and hand-on card game, test your knowledge see what you know about the language of color!

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center C (LSC) | First Floor | 102

Natural Science

Storms, Tornadoes and More!

Tornadoes are AWESOME deadly, and POWERFUL winds. Come hold a tornado in your hands! Talk to weather experts, perform hands-on experiments and learn about other types of extreme weather.

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) Outdoors | East Patio

Natural Science

Electron Race

Join our "electron race" where kids of all ages go through the electron transport chain of photosynthesis as they encounter "molecular machine" obstacles while learning about photosynthesis. Come participate or cheer others on!

Zone C: Tempe • Bateman Physical Sciences Center F (PSF) Outdoors | South Plaza

Social Science

YouthMappers: Help make the world a better place by mapping it!

YouthMappers is a network of more than 5,000 university student mappers organized in 141 campus chapters across 41 countries. See how the group builds maps that help increase food security, prevent disease, and improve disaster response – See the work that ASU’s newly-formed chapter is beginning to take on, and give it a try yourself.

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) Outdoors | East Patio

Art/Design

Experiential Research Extravaganza!

We are showing off works and research from the School of Arts, Media and Engineering. Come check it out!

Zone A: Tempe • Stauffer Communication Arts B (STAUF) | First Floor | 102

Social Science

Find Your School

Explore the archaeological landscape of your school or other places you know. The Phoenix Metro area sits on top of one of the most densely occupied ancient landscapes in North America. We have gathered a large array of spatial information on indigenous settlements, canals and other features across the region. Collect stamps on your SHESC treasure map to win a prize.

Zone A: Tempe • School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) | First Floor | 154

Natural Science

What Chemistry is All About - Science is Fun

A spectacular series of hands-on chemical demonstrations for kids of all ages presented by the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society.

Zone C: Tempe • Bateman Physical Sciences Center F (PSF) Outdoors | South Plaza

Humanities

Making the Star Wars Universe

ASU experts in film, television and literature share their perspective on the secret of Star Wars’ success. Mix and mingle with your favorite Jedis, learn the backstory of those vintage Star Wars toys and action figures, enjoy themed face-painting and get your own balloon creature made by a Star Wars cosplayer (face-paint and balloons from 1:30-3:30 only).

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 101

Social Science

Dig for (Candy) Bones

Unearth buried history as you dig for bones made of candy. You will learn about the skeletal system and how it can help us understand people of the past. Collect stamps on your SHESC treasure map to win a prize.

Zone A: Tempe • School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) Outdoors | Lawn

Natural Science

Live Insects Show 'n Tell

Have you seen the inside of a beehive - while it is full of bees? Or have you seen how ants clean their nests? Come see both live and preserved specimens of eusocial and social insects including ants, bees, grasshoppers and hissing cockroaches. Ssssssweeeett!

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center C (LSC) | First Floor | 104

Social Science

Air Force ROTC: Building Leaders

Come engage with our cadets in fun activities, get your photo taken with aviation gear and hear information about the Air Force ROTC and how to earn money for college.

Zone B: Tempe • Old Main (MAIN) Outdoors | Old Main Lawn

Natural Science

Clean-Up Bugs

Easter eggs filled with candy will be hidden in a soil/sand box representing molecules of "pollution". Remove the "pollution" with bacteria hand puppets, simulating bioremediation.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | First Floor | Atrium

Natural Science

Would You Lend a Hand? The Human Generosity Project

If somebody was in need, would you lend a hand? What if they were a good friend? A stranger? A family member? In The Human Generosity Project, we investigate the interrelationship between biological and cultural influences on human generosity using psychology experiments, fieldwork and computer models. We are trying to understand whether humans are generous by nature and whether there is a survival advantage to helping those in need. Come to our booth and test your survival skills, try out your ability to find cheaters and explore the complexities of lending a hand!

Zone D: Tempe • Psychology Building (PSY) Outdoors | Patio

Natural Science

The Possibilities of Algae

The project will highlight the potential of algae, including its use in biofuels, animal feed, food and nutraceuticals. We will have an example flat-plate photobioreactor and examples of algae products.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | First Floor | Atrium

Humanities

Messages in Bottles

The first message in a bottle was used by Greek philosopher, Theophrastus in 310 B.C. to prove that incoming currents from the Atlantic Ocean formed the Mediterranean Ocean. Kids will make their own messages in bottles using some fun craft items and can even send it off into our small ocean!

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) Outdoors | East Patio

Student Life

LIVE Performance by KoDE – ASU’s K-Pop Dance Club!

Special Hours: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Enjoy a LIVE performance by KoDE, as they express K-Pop’s globalization through incredible dance moves!

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) Outdoors | 6th Floor Patio

Engineering

EEE 202 Circuits I Lab Experience

Special Hours: 1-4 p.m.

Come and experience what every undergraduate engineering student has to experience...Circuits I Lab and learn the basics of electricity. Experience what students do in the Circuits I Lab as you are led through the steps by a current Circuits I Lab teaching assistant during this 20 minute excursion.

Schedule: 1:10 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 3:40 p.m.

Zone C: Tempe • Goldwater Center For Science & Engineering (GWC) | Second Floor | 273

Natural Science

Super Serpins Speed Race

Serpins are protease inhibitors found in all kingdoms of life. Protease inhibition by serpins controls an array of biological processes, including coagulation and inflammation, and consequently these proteins are the target of medical research.Visitors will get a chance to do a color matching and balancing activity demonstrating the specificity of the serpins along with how they are involved in a balancing act of coagulation and lysis. Compete in the balancing race and win a treat!

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | First Floor | Atrium

Social Science

Civic Education Classics Display

Come check out our collection of rare books including a first edition of Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address", a signed first edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin", signed first editions of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s books "Strength to Love" and "Stride toward Freedom", plus many more! Chat with our faculty to learn more about these rare works!

Zone B: Tempe • Social Sciences Bldg. (SS) Outdoors | Atrium

Humanities

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Stop by the ASU Graduate College booth across from the Student Pavilion and pick your future profession. You can choose professions from A - Z! Come pick up a coloring book, play our bean bag toss and take a chance at our spinning wheel to win select prizes!

Student Pavilion (STPV) Outdoors | Student Pavilion

Humanities

Swords Instead of Quips in YA Fantasy

Special Hours: 1-3 p.m.

Join New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr as she teaches how to integrate combat sequences into story. Using primarily Historical European martial arts (longsword and single-handed messer), but touching on kali sticks and improvised weaponry, Marr will discuss and demonstrate fighting as a realistic outgrowth of character, world and setting. Marr will cover integrating action into story naturally and touch on tricks to stretch out the action in text without relying on historical inaccuracies, gross misuse of weapons or action clichés like villain monologues.

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 196

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 for all of our programs.

Zone B: Tempe • Fulton Center (FULTN) | First Floor | 1st Floor Lobby

Natural Science

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Science Operations Center - See a Real Moon Rock!

Happy 10 year anniversary LRO/LROC! Since 2009, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has observed the Moon using a camera system based at ASU called the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC). Take the History of Lunar Exploration Walk and make your way to the Visitor's Gallery to see Mission Control. View the most recent images of our natural satellite. See displays of LROC material and data, 3D interactive videos of the lunar surface as well as 3D crater puzzles. Team members will be present to meet and greet the public.

Zone A: Tempe • Interdisciplinary A (INTDSA) | First Floor | Lobby

Social Science

Games of Skill

Visitors will play a “new-old” game representing historic cultural competitions and learn about the role of games as community-building events throughout history. Collect stamps on your SHESC treasure map to win a prize.

Zone A: Tempe • School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) Outdoors | Lawn

Natural Science

So You Think You Can Pinch

Come one, come all and "test your strength" at this carnival style game — with crayfish! Participants will pick three crayfish. We will ask you to predict which crayfish will have the strongest pinch. Then, we will measure each crayfish’s pinching force. Which crayfish is being deceptive? Will the biggest crayfish always have the strongest pinch? Also, learn how cold and warm water affect crayfish pinching force.

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center A (LSA) | First Floor | 165

Natural Science

Reptile Row

Learn about Arizona’s amazing reptiles at the Living Collections in the School of Life Sciences. Come see a real Gila Monster, one of only two venomous lizards in the world, as well as king snakes, desert tortoises and one of the most complete collections of Arizona rattlesnakes. Keep your eye open for Hector, a rare, albino Western Diamondback rattlesnake and his son Joey — also an albino.

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center A (LSA) | First Floor | 1st Floor Hallway

Natural Science

30-Second BMI Puzzle

We will challenge kids to complete a jigsaw puzzle about BMI (Body Mass Index) in less than 30 seconds. If accomplished, they get a chance to spin the prize wheel.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | First Floor | Atrium

Natural Science

Brain Investigation Station – What’s Inside Your Head?

Have you ever wondered what brains are made of and can do? At the Brain Investigation Station, learn about the parts of the brain and how they work through fun, hands-on activities. Come see and touch a real brain or build a neuron from scratch. You will find answers to questions you never knew you had!

Zone D: Tempe • Psychology Building (PSY) Outdoors | Patio

Natural Science

Fold-It

Our station will have a computer game depicting the folding of proteins.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | First Floor | Atrium

Art/Design

Portfolio Review

Special Hours: 5-6 p.m.

Applying to Art School? Then do not miss a chance to have your portfolio reviewed by the School of Art. Bring 3-5 examples of your current artwork and receive valuable feedback about your work. Please bring in physical artworks to be reviewed. For digital artists, minimum 7" x 9" tablet. Images will not be reviewed on phone.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) | Third Floor | 326

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