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Tempe Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 | 1–6 p.m.

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

Student Life

Access ASU, me3, College and Career Exploration

Please join us for information on college readiness. Visitors will get the opportunity to take me3, an online interactive major and career quiz, play a game for a chance to win one of our amazing giveaways and find out more about how to get prepared for college and your future career!

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

Humanities

Hogwarts Sorting Hat & Spell Casting

Special Hours: 1-3 p.m.

Welcome to Hogwarts! Inspired by the Harry Potter books, young visiting wizards get sorted into a “house” and receive a corresponding wand; use the wand to magically correct misspelled words! Teeny tiny wizards can just enjoy learning silly spells. Beware: Dementors may show up! Facilitated by professors Jim Blasingame and Peter Goggin and English Education students.

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 117

Culture/Language

Calligraphies of the World

Join the School of International Letters and Cultures for a lesson in how to write your name in one of the calligraphies of the world. Arabic, Chinese, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Vietnamese. In addition, there will be a photoshoot in traditional Chinese outfits and there will be a Mahjong table and a Chinese knotting table.

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

Culture/Language

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

Follow Our Treasure Map

Pick up a map of our school, then follow it to find stamps at each of our school and center activities around the building. Collect five stamps to win a fun prize.

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

Natural Science

ISTB 4 - Gallery of Scientific Exploration - Three floors to explore!

The Gallery of Scientific Exploration showcases ASU's research of our dynamic Earth and way beyond! See scale models of the Mars Curiosity rover, Saturn V Rocket, experience Magic Planet, Meteorites and these Open Door exhibitors: Earth Impact Craters, ASU/NASA Space Grant Scholars, Astrodevils, Life Beneath, Sun Devil Satellite Lab, Low-frequency Cosmology Group (LoCo Lab), Psyche Asteroid Mission, The Planetary Society @ ASU, Experimental Petrology and Igneous processes Center (EPIC Lab) and much more. Floors 1, 2 and 3 of ISTB 4 will be accessible during Open Door. Come and explore!

Zone D: Tempe • Interdisciplinary Science And Technology Building IV (ISTB4) | First Floor | First, Second and Third Floors

Humanities

Hogwarts Wand-Making & Platform Photos

Special Hours: 3:30-6 p.m.

Members of Dumbledore’s Amy at ASU, a Harry Potter-themed student club, coach wannabe-wizards on the art of wand-making (supplies provided). Take a selfie at Platform 9 ¾ in London’s King's Cross Station!

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 117

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

Engineering

Snap Circuit Demonstration

The Electrical Engineering Honors Society (HKN) will demonstrate the fundamentals of electrical engineering through snap circuits.

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center G (ECG) Outdoors | Patio

Health & Wellness

How Cool Are You?

The student EvMed club is investigating the variation in human body temperature. In addition to learning about fever and evolution, participants can help with this research by allowing club members to take and record their temperature (ear). These temperatures can be tracked against the temperature data from other people on other data collection days. This will allow club members to tell participants how "cool" they are compared to prior participants!

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center C (LSC) | Second Floor | Outside 210

Natural Science

Musical Flame Thrower - Ruben's Tube

CANCELLED. A Rubens' tube, also known as a standing wave flame tube, or simply flame tube, is an antique physics apparatus for demonstrating acoustic standing waves in a tube. Invented by German physicist Heinrich Rubens in 1905, it graphically shows the relationship between sound waves and sound pressure, as a primitive oscilloscope. Today, it is used only occasionally, typically as a demonstration in physics/chemistry education. We will attach an electric guitar and a violin to the tube.

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

Natural Science

Learning and Development Lab

How do children learn words? How does language experience, like bilingualism, change learning and development? We are scientists in developmental psychology working to better understand how young children learn about the world around them. Stop by with your little ones to play some child-friendly games and learn more about how you and your child scientist can participate in our studies and contribute to the science behind children’s learning.

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

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

Natural Science

The Secrets of Leaves

Transportation networks are all around us — city streets, our blood’s circulatory system, and even the veins of plant leaves. Explore beautiful forms hidden beneath the surface of leaves using microscopes and cool imaging techniques. Study how the veins in leaves influence plant performance and try instruments we use to test the mechanical strength of plants (we call it the "leaf torturer").

Zone B: Tempe • Life Sciences Center C (LSC) | First Floor | 1st Floor Atrium

Art/Design

Comics & Zines!

Special Hours: 2-5 p.m.

Explore some comic themes and techniques with zines in mind! Experiment making your own zine and also meet our Faculty Associate and artist, Turner Davis, who teaches our Comics and Storyboards class as well as Illustration.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) | Third Floor | 346

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

Natural Science

Fighting Superbugs

This activity will show how optics can identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Participants will use various microscopes to look at resistant bacteria. Graphics will show information about how bacteria becomes resistant. We will hand out a paper microscope that participants can take home.

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

Engineering

Wheel of Destiny

Spin the Wheel of Destiny to discover which of our 25 disciplines within the Fulton Schools of Engineering is right for you! Meet members of the Fulton Schools Recruitment team to learn how you can join our programs!

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center F (ECF) | First Floor | 122

Natural Science

Paper Plates, Tetrahedrons, and Balloons — Oh, My!

Geometric sculptures and hands-on activities all demonstrate that math is a living, creative, joyful subject – and that math is cool! Use colorful gumdrops and toothpicks to construct your own tetrahedron. Connect paper plates to create a decorative polyhedron. Or twist long, thin balloons into amazing 3D geometry. Math fun for all ages.

Zone C: Tempe • Wexler Hall (WXLR) | First Floor | 118

Engineering

Water Treatment Demonstrations

See hands-on demonstrations on topics ranging from how we obtain our water to what steps we take to make sure it's safe to drink. Talk to graduate students about their research on how we ensure everyone has access to safe, clean water resources.

Zone D: Tempe • Interdisciplinary Science And Technology Building IV (ISTB4) | Third Floor | 3rd 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 D: Tempe • Biodesign Institute Bldg C (BDC) Outdoors | Biodesign C Patio

Art/Design

Become a Jr. Landscape Architect

Landscape architects design spaces that are good for us, our communities and our environment and we need you! Come learn how anyone, of any age, can create fun outdoor spaces that serve multiple benefits for people and the environment. Participants earn a Jr. Landscape Architecture badge!

Zone A: Tempe • Neeb Hall (NEEB) Outdoors | Neeb Plaza

Natural Science

Explore the World of Carbon Recapture Technology

Visit the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions to Explore the world of carbon recapture technology. Explore and learn why it is important and how it will impact our future.

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

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 A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) | Second Floor | 2255

Engineering

Gravity, Electric Propulsion and Spacecraft!

Have you ever wanted to learn about how gravity works? Come to our gravity-well demonstration where we'll explain this concept using just marbles, cloth, and a hula hoop! We will also be showcasing the phenomenon of the Lorentz force, a 3D model of an ion thruster, the Phoenix CubeSat Mission, and more! Our members will be teaching you all about spacecraft technology and what our club is up to this year during the presentations, so stop on by!

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center G (ECG) | First Floor | 101

Culture/Language

Around the World in 80 Seconds

Have your picture taken in Indonesia, Macedonia, Russia, Turkey, or Uzbekistan without ever leaving campus!

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

Sustainability

Capturing Carbon from Mid-Air

Can you imagine artificial “trees” solving our climate change issues? ASU Professor Klaus Lackner's carbon capture technology captures CO2 from the atmosphere 1,000 times more efficiently than trees. The Carbon Capture display here at ASU Open Door demonstrates how carbon capture technology work and allows participants to interact with it.

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

Humanities

Time Capsules

Time capsules are used to preserve items, memories and thoughts for historical purposes. Kids are given items from the year to put into a time capsule. They are provided craft supplies to decorate the outside how they will like. Their time capsules are to remain unopened until a later date where they provide a "blast from the past" to whoever opens them.

Zone A: Tempe • Coor Hall (COOR) Outdoors | Forrest Mall Lawn

Natural Science

Glassblower Demonstrations

Christine Roeger (scientific glassware designer and supervisor of the glassblowing facility), will join in the fun with her fire art demonstrations every 30 minutes. She impresses large audiences with her skills, keeping them in awe for hours as she makes barometers in the shape of swans, teapots and other catching objects.

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

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