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Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 | 1–6 p.m.

Student Life

ASU Admission 101

Special Hours: 4-4:30 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. RSVP today at: https://visit.asu.edu/admission101/tempe.

Zone A: Tempe • College Avenue Commons (CAVC) | First Floor | 101


Advancing Technology for Humanity

This activity involves playing a game of mix-and-match. There will be names of people and the company they founded which is making the world a better place. Participants must identify the photo and match it with the person's name and company logo. The winning team will receive a prize!

Zone C: Tempe • Goldwater Center For Science & Engineering (GWC) Outdoors | Outside Main Entrance


Nature-Inspired Robots

This activity will have two different parts involving search and rescue and medical robots developed at the BIRTH lab: 1) Learn how to walk on sand from a search and rescue basiliskbot; 2) Move a medical magnetic robot through a maze.

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center C (ECC) | First Floor | 107

Social Science

Geodesic Radio: A Game for Crowdsourcing the Future

Geodesic Radio is a collaborative storytelling game where players envision the future. In this game, a mysterious device, the Geodesic Radio, has given snapshots of what might be happening to our oceans and society 75 years from now and we need players to help us make sense of the clues. Using images, audio clips and other artifacts shown on a crazy-board, players construct stories of the possible breakthroughs, tragedies and other realities of what may come to pass.

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

Student Life

Create Your Own ASU Alumni Association Traditions Tee

Customize your very own gold ASU Alumni Association t-shirt! Select designs based on Alumni Association traditions like painting "A" Mountain or the iconic Old Main building. Select your screen prints, where you want them placed on your shirt and ta-da! You have your very own personalized traditions tee.

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

Natural Science

Saving the World with Viruses!

Come see how live virus infections spread from cell to cell and how scientists can find individual viruses. How can viruses make the world a better place? Share your ideas and create a cool virus at our coloring station to take home.

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center A (LSA) | First Floor | 175

Student Life

LIVE Performance by the Ukulele Club at ASU!

Special Hours: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Listen to beautiful ukulele music performed LIVE by talented Sun Devils!

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

Natural Science

Visualizing Viruses

Make an origami virus and see how light is used to spy on these tiny survivors. Explore viruses in this safe visitor display, check out what they look like in 3D and take a virus quiz and peer into a microscope to see how different infected versus uninfected cells look.

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


Button Making & Game Time with AISSS

Hang out for a while with the American Indian Student Support Services (AISSS) team! Create your own beautiful button, customized by coloring an image or selecting a photo. An easy activity for any age! After your button is made, enjoy game time and have fun playing Apples to Apples, Speed Bingo, JENGA, Monopoly, Clue, checkers, basketball and chess.

Zone A: Tempe • Discovery Hall (DISCVRY) | Third Floor | 312

Social Science

Wheel of Communication

Fun for the whole family! Spin the wheel and answer questions about our fields of study at the Hugh Downs School to win fabulous prizes!

Zone A: Tempe • Stauffer Communication Arts A (STAUF) Outdoors | Outside Foyer

Social Science

Kid’s Crafts – If I Were President Posters, Owl Ornaments and Mandalas!

Imagine what you would do if you were the leader of the United States! Then, create your own beautiful mandala and Open Door owl!

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) | Sixth Floor | 6605

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


Let's Get Down to Business

Come visit the W. P. Carey School of Business activity area to learn about how to create a business! Join us and foster your entrepreneurial spirit by starting with an idea and turning the idea into a business! You can also decode secret messages and engage in data games as you creatively, dream and explore with W. P. Carey students there to guide you through the activities.

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

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


Writing Takes Place: Your Life in Haiku

Write your autobiography in Haiku, a short Japanese verse form. Take your finished poem with you! Coached by teachers in ASU Writing Programs (who are expert syllable-counters).

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 119


Share Your Culture

Student & Cultural Engagement (SCE) creates a transformational opportunity to engage in culture, community and global leadership at Arizona State University. Students find opportunities to explore the Sun Devil community through community building, global leadership, inclusion, cultural celebrations, civic discourse and community change. SCE promotes the development of Sun Devil culture through self-expression, learning and heritage with the formation of an ASU culture rooted in inclusion, individual experience, community values and the Sun Devil way. LEGO and share who you are and be sure to pick up a Culture@ASU Coloring Book!

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


Visit a Green Roof

Take a guided tour of the Landscape Architecture Program’s desert green roof, in full bloom with native Sonoran Desert wildflowers and amazing views of downtown Tempe. Sign up for the tour in the lobby of Design North.

Schedule: 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m.

Zone A: Tempe • Design North (CDN) | First Floor | Lobby

Social Science

Kid’s Voting: The Incredibles Election!

The characters from The Incredibles are running for election! Learn where the candidates stand on important issues and vote for your favorite!

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) | Sixth Floor | Entryway


Exploring Nanotechnology

Come try some fun hands-on activities to learn about nanotechnology and how the same ideas show up in everyday objects and products!

Zone D: Tempe • Interdisciplinary Science And Technology Building IV (ISTB4) | Third Floor | Crater Carpet

Natural Science

Glowing Plants

Check out our demonstration of transiently expressing GFP plants by UV stimulation and interactive infiltration activity. People of all ages can infiltrate water into our plants to simulate agroinfiltration.

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

Natural Science

Alzheimer’s Brain

Participants can look through two microscopes to view and compare a brain tissue slide containing the pathology indicated in Alzheimer's, as well as one without these plaques and tangles. There will be a partial human brain available to view and a sealed piece of brain tissue to touch. Also available will be informative resource pamphlets and a sample of one of the cognitive tests used in determination/diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg B (BDB) | Lower Level | Atrium

Natural Science

Facial Expressions of Emotion

How good are you at "reading" other people's nonverbal cues of emotion? The Shiota lab in the Department of Psychology studies how we express our emotions through the face and body, and how we respond to other's expressions - both consciously and unconsciously! Come check out our games and activities, including an opportunity to participate in a quick research study (5 minutes) on the spot.

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

Natural Science

Hidden Helpers

This interactive display shows how microbes can help purify and harvest energy from waste water.

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

Natural Science

Here, There and Everywhere

Come visit our viral photo booth where you can hunt and identify 3D virus particles!

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


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.

Zone C: Tempe • Noble Science Library (NOBLE) Outdoors | Building Entrance

Natural Science

The Hidden World of Mighty Mites

Mites are tiny arachnids — part of the same family as spiders or scorpions. What do they look like? What do they do? In this hands-on activity, we will dive into the hidden world of mites. Start by sorting arthropod groups, then look closer at live mites through a stereoscopic microscope. Get an even closer look at mounted mites through an optical microscope.

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center C (LSC) | First Floor | 126

Natural Science

Lab Demo: Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer (SIMS Lab)

Special Hours: 3-6 p.m.

Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) is an analytical tool for materials science, earth science and cosmochemistry. Examples of ion imaging, high mass resolution and elemental sensitivity will be shown.

Zone C: Tempe • Bateman Physical Sciences Center F (PSF) | Lower Level | F-94


Sari Wrapping

Faculty and students will demonstrate how to wrap a Sudanese sari on volunteer participants.

Zone B: Tempe • Durham Language & Literature Bldg. (LL) Outdoors | Outside

Social Science

Annual Student Photo Contest

See the world through the eyes of our students and vote for your favorite photo submissions across numerous categories!

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) | Sixth Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

Exploring the Origins of Life: Build a Bubbling Blob Lava Lamp

Build a multi-colored bubbling blob lava lamp that will delight your senses. A combination of oil, water, food coloring and a special super secret ingredient creates a dazzling array of bubbles that move and flow in a bottle container. Learn about the relationship of bubbles to the origins of life.

Zone D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg C (BDC) Outdoors | Biodesign C Patio


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