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Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 | 1–6 p.m.

Natural Science

A New Way To Teach: Center for Education Through eXploration (ETX)

The ETX Center promotes a new way of teaching. Traditional approaches, especially in science, emphasizes mastery of facts, teaching from authority and disciplinary silos. Users will sample BioBeyond, the first online course of its kind, which utilizes VR (virtual reality) as a way to gain education through exploration.

Zone C: Tempe • Bateman Physical Sciences Center F (PSF) | First Floor | Lobby, Behind the Pendulum

Art/Design

Learn How Screen-Printing Works!

Special Hours: 1-4 p.m.

Stop by and see how to screen-print on fabric! Visitors will receive a free "I heart Art" bandana while supplies last.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) Outdoors | Entryway

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

Natural Science

Take a Dive! Ocean Conservation for Desert Dwellers

How are humans impacting our oceans? Explore this question and learn about potential conservation solutions. Our oceans are full of a variety of life, which is important to nature and to our society. Find out how our environment is being stressed, which is negatively affecting marine health. Can you help us find a conservation solution to help our oceans?

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

Art/Design

Face Painting with the School of Art!

Special Hours: 3-5 p.m.

School of Art Painting alum, Dani Godreau, is ready to create stunning face paintings. The face paint is a high quality water based paint (not grease) and will easily remove with wash cloth. Does not stain.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) Outdoors | Entryway

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

Microplastics and Whale Poop

Visitors will learn how animals cope with microplastics in their diet and discover that whale poop doesn't stink. Children can use salad tongs as bird beaks to eat dried beans while trying to avoid plastic particles.

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

Natural Science

Light and Color Illusion - What color do you see? Perception, Ecological Action & Learning Lab

Come stop by and see how the world looks completely different to people in different situations. Michael McBeath’s research focuses on computational modeling of perception-action in dynamic, natural environments. Specialty areas spanning sports, robotics, music, navigation and multisensory object perception. The most widely known work is on navigational strategies used by baseball players, animals and robots.

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

Natural Science

Clinical Psychology Center

The Clinical Psychology Center serves adults and children in the community using evidence-based therapies, including therapies that use mindfulness techniques. Stop by to engage in some empirically-supported mindfulness activities for adults and children. Become mindful of your body and emotions through mindful movement and using a mindful jar. Engage your senses with our sensory table to become more aware of the present moment and to richness of everyday life.

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

Art/Design

Tigers Be Still

Special Hours: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

In this comedy about depression, Sherry finds herself unemployed, overwhelmed and back at home after earning her master's degree in art therapy. When she gets hired as a substitute art teacher, things begin to brighten up. Now if only her mom would come downstairs, her sister would get off the couch, her very first patient would do just one of his assignments, her new boss would leave his gun at home and someone would catch the tiger that escaped from the local zoo, everything would be fine! Ticket prices range from $5-10 and can be purchased at: https://filmdancetheatre.asu.edu/events.

Zone A: Tempe • Nelson Fine Arts Center (FAC) | First Floor | 133

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

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

Social Science

Teotihuacan in the Basement

Visitors will get to experience aspects of the ancient city of Teotihuacan by creating small clay figurines, piecing together a mural puzzle and viewing original artifacts from the site itself. We will also have temporary tattoos of Mesoamerican symbols. Collect stamps on your SHESC treasure map to win a prize.

Zone A: Tempe • School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) | First Floor | 104

Art/Design

Art Exhibition - The Galbut Prize

The Galbut Prize is an art exhibition that recognizes and supports young talent in the School of Art. The Galbut Prize is awarded annually and includes a $1,500 purchase prize juried by a rotating member of the community. This competitive prize will be awarded to an outstanding work created by one of ASU’s School of Art MFA students, which will then become part of the ASU permanent art collection and be displayed in a highly visible location on the Tempe campus. Come and see who won the award! All competing artworks will be on display.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) | First Floor | Harry Wood Gallery

Art/Design

Collaborative Mural with Art Education

Have fun mixing paint and contributing to a large collaborative work of art! Explore using a brush and paint with our art education students.

Zone A: Tempe • Art Building (ART) | Second Floor | 226

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

Social Science

Transborder Trivia

Play this trivia game with your friends and family, and compete for fun prizes!

Zone A: Tempe • Matthews Center (MCENT) Outdoors | Lawn

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

Natural Science

Killing Cancer with Viruses

Visitors will see how cancer could one day be treated with a virus. Mix ingredients to create a glowing solution representing cancer. Then quench the cancer with a virus treatment and watch the cure spread.

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

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

Art/Design

Interactive Tech Art Fun Fest!

Making computers do tricks! Featuring interactive video and sound art from Digital Culture students.

Zone A: Tempe • Stauffer Communication Arts B (STAUF) | First Floor | 103 & 125

Natural Science

ASU Natural History Collections

Come see an incredible display of mammals, insects, mollusks and plant specimens from the amazing ASU Natural History Collections! Learn about these fascinating specimens from our talented staff and students. We will also have hands-on activities for the kids. Learn how we gather important information on our collection specimens and share this information online.

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

Natural Science

Trust Your Gut Microbiome

Learn about how the gut microbiome effects autism by watching a video about a clinical study and talking with researchers. Spin the wheel to answer a question about the microbiome and health. Those who answer correctly will win a pencil. Visitors can stick their heads through a cutout cartoon of bacteria and have their photos taken with a Polaroid.

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

Culture/Language

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

Natural Science

HPV Test

Point-of-Care development of assays bring the lab to you. Simple like a urine test, your HPV pre-diagnostic tool for HPV-associated cancers. Our display includes a machine that generates test strips, we will have strips currently on the market to demonstrate our vision of the future.

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

Humanities

Rebuilding Puerto Rico

What happens to a modern city when a hurricane plows through it - and how can we rebuild justly and sustainably? Come learn from the Rebuilding Puerto Rico Humanities Lab what the challenges are to rebuilding and participate in an activity where YOU make the tough choices about rebuilding and see what outcomes they lead to.

Zone D: Tempe • Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) | First Floor | 171

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

Engineering

Fun with Biomaterials

The Holloway Lab is a tissue engineering lab that focuses on engineering biomaterials for regenerating severely injured tissue. Each human tissue is different, and we want to mimic the natural properties that are observed within your healthy tissue. To do so, we focus on the delivery of bioactive materials (e.g. growth factors), making materials that are similar in architectural properties to natural tissue, and mechanically testing our material. Come visit the Holloway Lab to perform drug delivery experiments, learn and make your very own gel bead biomaterials and see how we can test for different mechanical properties.

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center F (ECF) | First Floor | 115

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

Your Body’s Special Forces

Find your hero blood cells! Look at stained samples through the microscope to find and identify the different white blood cells in your body.

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

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