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Tempe Campus Activities

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 | 1–6 p.m.

Art/Design

Dough Creatures

IT'S ALIVE!!! Use your creativity to build your own creature that you will bring to life using conductive dough and a battery! This is a "make and take" activity while supplies last. Fun for all ages.

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

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) | Lower Level | Atrium

Sustainability

Student ASLA Plant Sale

The student chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) will be on site with native and desert-adapted plants for sale.

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

Natural Science

Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-Map): Small Spacecraft, Big Science

The Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-Map) is about the size of a shoebox, but it will do big science as it maps the Moon and seeks to measure hydrogen that may be present at the Moon's polar regions. LunaH-Map is a 6U CubeSat mission selected by NASA and led by researchers and students at ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration. LunaH-Map is scheduled to launch in 2020. The spacecraft and its team have been through many challenges. Come and meet the team, view the model, and send your name to the Moon!

Zone D: Tempe • Interdisciplinary Science And Technology Building IV (ISTB4) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

Black Box, How is Science Done?

Visitors will get a sealed black box with one of 10 different geometric shapes and a marble that rolls around. By listening and feeling, the visitor will try to figure out what shape is inside the box. By experimenting, visitors form hypotheses and test them. Eventually, they form a model. This is how scientists work by observing what can be seen and heard and forming models of what they are studying.

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

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

Engineering

Laser Cutting and 3D Printing

Experience laser cutting, 3D printing and recycling 3D printer waste in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering 3D Print and Laser Cutter lab.

Zone C: Tempe • Engineering Center F (ECF) | First Floor | 103

Natural Science

Detergents and Fats

We will be putting food coloring into milk that is on a plate. Then, we will have a cotton swab with dish soap on it to show how fat molecules move due to the reaction between the detergent and the fat.

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

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

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

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

Engineering

Urine for a Surprise!

Urine diversion is a sustainable alternative for wastewater treatment. Urine diversion allows for water conservation, nutrient recovery for agriculture, and reduction of pharmaceutical pollution. At this activity, participants will perform a nutrient recovery technology that recovers valuable nutrients for agriculture. Urine for a surprise!

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

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

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

Art/Design

Theatre - Tour of Facilities

Special Hours: 2-5 p.m.

The School of Film, Dance, and Theatre invites you to see where the magic happens by touring our theatre stages and spaces. We will show you what goes on behind-the-scenes and then invite you back to campus to see one of our many productions!

Schedule: 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm

Zone A: Tempe • Dixie Gammage Hall (GHALL) Outdoors | Building Entrance

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

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

Natural Science

Saving the World With Viruses!

Computer slide shows, Styrofoam models and sterile dishes will demonstrate how we manipulate viruses and use them in order to make better and safer treatments.

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

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

Walk on Mars! Mars Space Flight Facility

ASU's THEMIS camera has been taking images of Mars since 2001 and has so far collected over 200,000 infrared images. The Mars Space Flight Facility has taken the best images and blended them together to create a global map of Mars that, when printed at full-resolution, is the size of a basketball court. Come walk across this giant map of Mars with our scientists and explore the Red Planet for yourself!

Zone B: Tempe • Physical Education Bldg. West (PEBW) | First Floor | Main Gym Floor

Natural Science

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

We will be making liquid nitrogen ice cream with different extracts, milk, cream and sugar.

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

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

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

Health & Wellness

Popcorn Bar!

Create your own gourmet packet of popcorn!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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