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Student Life

Come craft with us!

Stop by the University Housing table to learn more about living at ASU and make a DIY decoration to brighten up any living space!

Zone B: West • Casa De Oro ( CDOR ) Outdoors | Main Entryway

Natural Science

Marshmallow and Toothpick Geometry

Test your geometry and building skills with marshmallows and toothpicks! Build 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional shapes!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Second Floor | 246

Business

Is the price right?

Are you getting the most bang for your buck? Come visit the W. P. Carey School of Business to find out!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 103

Health & Wellness

ASU Army ROTC/Sun Devil Battalion

Are you looking to gain leadership development, greater cultural awareness, scholarships, or transformative experiences? Discover ASU’s elite Army ROTC Program at The Department of Military Science Open Door display. Test your physical and mental strength with a pull up and push up contest and football toss. Meet your hero’s from Sun Devil Battalion, one of the largest commissioning source of Army Lieutenants in the country. We hope to see you there!

Zone B: West • The Quad Outdoors | Lawn

Engineering

Cybersecurity and Cyber Safety

Have fun with interactive activities on cybersecurity and cyber safety! Learn about classical cipher breaking, password cracking, and smart home security!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | First Floor | 104

Art/Design

SummerUP camp fun! Let's do Tie Dye!

SummerUP Camp spends their days learning cool things like coding, forensic science or solving medical challenges, but at night, we play! Come get your hands wet and tie dye your very own bandana! Great for all ages!

Zone A: West • Faculty Office/Administration (FAB) Outdoors | Courtyard

Student Life

me3®: Major and Career Quiz

Find a major, degree program and career that fits you with me3®, an online interactive major and career quiz. Easily explore majors and careers that fit your interests and passions. Then chart an academic pathway to find a degree program that leads to a career so you can design the future you want.

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn Outdoors | Fletcher Lawn

Health & Wellness

Yoga Pretzels: Fun Yoga Activities For All Ages

Join ASU Counseling Services to learn and practice a variety of yoga poses through Yoga Pretzels, an activity for all ages! You don't have to have any yoga experience, it's about having fun with your family!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 213

Social Science

Create your own Neuron

Do you know what a neuron is? Neurons carry “messages” throughout the nervous system and its most important part is the brain. Some of your neurons have been in your body your whole life! Come make a neuron and learn more! All ages and tons of fun!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 206

Social Science

Beat the Lie Detector: Two Truths, One Lie

To beat the lie detector, you need to come up with two true stories (or facts) and one lie. We'll give you a few minutes to come up with your stories, and then we’ll use motion tracking to find out when you’re lying! You’ll see your movements projected on the wall in front of you as you tell your stories. When you’re done, our expert human lie detector will try to identify the lie, and then they’ll consult the machine. Anyone who can beat the machine lie detector wins our grand prize!

Zone A: West • Faculty Office/Administration (FAB) | Lower Level | B23

Student Life

Angry Birds

Players toss beanbag birds to attempt to knock as many “pigs” as they can off of a wooden structure.

Zone A: West • University Center (UCB) Outdoors | Breezeway

Business

Balloon Bonanza!

Come visit the W. P. Carey School of Business balloon twister artist. They will amaze you with your very own balloon creation!

Zone B: West • Sands Courtyard Outdoors | Courtyard

Health & Wellness

Origami Heart Affirmations

Join ASU Counseling Services to make an origami heart with a positive affirmation to hang somewhere that you can see it every day. Perfect for all ages!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 213

Health & Wellness

Earn your "Medication Safety Patrol" Badge!

After participating in a variety of activities, children will better understand key medicine safety principles. They will learn the difference between candy and medicine, understanding prescription bottles, where they should be stored and who should take the medication. After you complete each activity you will earn your Medicine Safety Patrol Badge!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 204

Culture/Language

Write A Story in Six Words

Author Ernest Hemingway took the six-word challenge and wrote this: “For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never worn.” But we like this one better: “I use to be a worm.” Come write your own! You might even win a prize.

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn Outdoors | Fletcher Lawn

Natural Science

Forensic Science Frenzy

Forensic Science Frenzy. Come learn what it really takes to be a crime scene investigator and forensic scientist. See how forensic science assists law enforcement and legal investigations. Could you help catch a criminal? Come find out!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Lower Level | L1-08

Engineering

Solve the Cube!

Come try the CUBE. Stop by Herberger Young Scholars Academy and try to complete the Rubik’s Cube. For those that are brave we will have competition timers set up and you can time yourself. Can you beat the best time?

Zone A: West • Herberger Young Scholars Academy (HYSA) | First Floor | 108/116

Humanities

Jeopardy

Test your knowledge of subjects in the humanities and arts by playing this parody of the game show Jeopardy based on the degrees awarded in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies. Prizes awarded for correct answers!

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn Outdoors | Fletcher Lawn

Art/Design

Kaleidoscope Creations

Make your own kaleidoscope at the ASU Library! Kaleidoscopes symbolize creativity and the opportunity to see yourself in a different way. A chance to look at the beauty of colors, shapes and patterns in the world around you. The library is made up of resources that change and adapt and become personal to those who enter the building. For ASU Open Door 2022, join the ASU Library for an exciting day of exploration and discovery featuring highlighted resources that include our Makerspace. Wherever you are from, wherever you are going. You belong at your library.

Zone C: West • Fletcher Library (FLHLB) | First Floor | Lobby

Engineering

Robo Prep

Come see how we teach K-12 students the early steps of robotic engineering. You might be surprised!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 215

Natural Science

What do you see? Optical illusions, are they a trick of the mind?

Do you see straight lines or are they crocked? How is that possible? What causes those optical illusions and how do they trick our mind? Come check out some tough ones and see if you can guess why you see it one way and others see something different.

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 206

Health & Wellness

Crafty Anatomy

ASU Health Services challenges you to try your hand at our arts and crafts with an anatomy twist!

Zone A: West • University Center (UCB) Outdoors | Breezeway

Natural Science

That is one hot pepper!

Did you know there is a pepper so hot it is 400 times hotter than jalapeno peppers? Come learn about the importance of peppers in our world and find out why we research them! Plant a seed to take home and grow your own. We promise, it won’t be the Carolina Reaper pepper, but one you can enjoy with your family!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 203

Health & Wellness

Health Simulation Activities

Meet Sammy the simulation manikin and learn first aid techniques as he experiences a “series of unfortunate events”. Learn to recognize heart and breath sounds using the same equipment our students use in our state-of-the art simulation center. Interact with our Sim Baby Josefina, a high-tech infant simulator who helps our students practice routine care and manage critical emergencies.

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 135

Natural Science

Lava Bottle Creation

Come learn about chemistry as you make your own lava bottle creation. By mixing brightly colored water with oil, you will see bubbles begin to form right before your eyes! This is a simple and fun activity that shows off some basic science principles. All bottles will be topped with a cork so you can take your fun creation home.

Zone C: West • Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCW) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

BIO-RAMA Owl Extravaganza!

Come experience the magic of biology first-hand! Owls usually swallow their prey whole but are unable to digest certain parts such as bones, teeth, and fur. The owl’s gizzard packs the undigested parts into a ball called a “pellet” that they puke back up. Owls generally cast out about two pellets a day! Come use our tools to see what your owl ate!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Third Floor | 352

Student Life

Herberger Young Scholars Academy Hybrid Tour

Tour the innovative Herberger Young Scholars Academy building, located on the West campus. We will be conducting hybrid tours - self-guided and with student leaders. Your tour might even be lead by a robot!

Zone A: West • Herberger Young Scholars Academy (HYSA) | First Floor | Lobby

Business

Where did all the toilet paper go?

Where did your products go? Come visit the W. P. Carey School of Business to learn how Supply Chain and Logistics impact your life!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 113

Student Life

Experience ASU

Special Hours: 11-12:30 p.m.

Join us to learn about admission, scholarships and financial aid, student housing, and ways to get involved. You will also go on a student-led walking tour of campus with a Devils’ Advocate. This two-hour visit will give you an overview of the admission process and a peek at what it’s like to be a Sun Devil. Sign up at visit.asu.edu/schedule

Zone A: West • University Center (UCB) | First Floor | Future Sun Devil Welcome Center (UCB170)

Natural Science

Glow in the Dark Rocks

How many rocks do you see in your everyday life? We walk on them, climb on them and even skip them across the lake. There is absolutely no practical reason why rocks should glow, but many do! Come to our 'dark room' and check out these spectacular floresent minerals and rocks for yourself!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | First Floor | 113

Natural Science

The access to sunlight by plants

We will use photosensitive paper and a selection of leaves from Arizona native plants to sun print the shapes using sunlight. Come learn how light is intercepted and absorbed by the leaves of plants for photosynthesis, and how this process impacts the lower layers of forests.

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn | First Floor | CLCC Courtyard

Health & Wellness

Blood Pressure Checks

Visit with Edson College and have your blood pressure checked by our nurses and nursing students. Commit to your health and wellness.

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 135

Art/Design

Once Upon A Time...

Bring your inner storyteller and tap our human roots as we tell and listen to stories. All ages are invited to sit around our “campfire” and spin tales that engage hearts and minds. Learn how plot, setting, character, conflict, and resolution work to captivate an audience, teach important lessons, and build stronger family ties.

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 211

Natural Science

Wacky Wind Tubes!

You won't believe how fun it is to test your flying skills with the Wacky Wind Tube! Join Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and the Teachers of the Future to cut up, create and test a variety of everyday objects in our Wind Tubes! How high does it go? This is a creative way to explore airflow, drag, symmetry, turbulence, air resistance and gravity! While you are here, take a picture with our own 'Wacky Wavy Army Guy'!

Zone A: West • University Center (UCB) Outdoors | Walkway between FAB and UCB

Natural Science

BIO-RAMA DNA Extravaganza!

Come experience the magic of biology first-hand! We will extract DNA from strawberries. In just a few minutes you will be able to extract, isolate and observe the DNA of a strawberry. You don’t have to be a trained scientist or you don’t need a special microscope. You can learn how to do this today!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Third Floor | 352

Business

Experience Leadership and Culture

Thunderbird invites families to learn about the importance of leadership and culture in global management and international business. Experience different cultures and meet future business leaders from multiple countries.

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 202

Humanities

Fairy Tale Mini Books

The love of writing and storytelling begins at a young age! Create a short fairy tale book along with play finger puppets to go with each story!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | Sands 230

Natural Science

How fast can you read this? Test your brain!

Can you read the words red, yellow, green and blue? What if we changed it up a bit? Let's see how fast you can read our list and see if you can win a prize. Find out what we have to do to read this and how research explains they why behind it!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Second Floor | 205

Natural Science

Poisons, Potions and People

Cast your eyes on some of the most famous poisons and toxicants, such as cyanide, arsenic, DDT, mercury and radioactive materials. Come see what lurks in everyday products! You might be surprised!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | First Floor | 102

Natural Science

Solar Energy and My World: Ovens, Water Cycle and More...

Come learn how the Sun powers processes on Earth, and how solar energy can be harnessed to power our lives as well. Participants can make a solar oven and cook a s'more while learning about solar energy. This is a great activity for families. Children under the age of 8 will need help from an adult.

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | First Floor | 199

Health & Wellness

Archery Tag

What's not to love about a game that combines Dodgeball and Archery? Get your exercise and join us for a fun game of Archery Tag! Stop by Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness and test your skills.

Zone B: West • The Quad Outdoors | Lawn

Health & Wellness

Make Your Own First Aid Kit

Make your own mini first aid kit and be prepared! Edson College will help you put it all together!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 135

Culture/Language

Blackout Poetry

Create poems from pages ripped out of books. You can use Harry Potter, the United States Constitution, magazines or other books! The team for Summer Writers Workshop, a camp for teens, will show you how!

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn Outdoors | Fletcher Lawn

Natural Science

BIO-RAMA Supertaster Extravaganza!

Come experience the magic of biology first-hand! Find out if you are a supertaster! Your genes determine what you inherited for taste! There are Supertasters, tasters and non-tasters in our world but you can learn to be a supertaster! Let’s find out what you are!

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Third Floor | 352

Art/Design

Design your own Button!

Do you have a statement to make? Want to tell the world you love cats or cupcakes? Now is your chance. Come make a personalized button and wear it for the world to see! Great for all ages.

Zone A: West • Faculty Office/Administration (FAB) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

Black Widows from our urban desert

Kids and adults alike will be wowed by live, safely contained, black widow spiders. Staff will lead guests through the scientific process-asking questions and designing tests of their hypotheses. Learn about our research in the lab.

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Third Floor | Lobby

Natural Science

Green Thumb Gardener

Come see the student garden at Herberger Young Scholars Academy, learn how HYSA uses the gardens in their culinary classes and how they work in a desert to keep a garden green. Participants can plant a seed to bring the garden home with them!

Zone A: West • Herberger Young Scholars Academy (HYSA) Outdoors | South Garden Courtyard

Art/Design

Boards and Arrows

This art exhibition is a display of skateboards designed by Native artists as well as other skateboard influenced pieces. Come see an exhibition that blends skateboard culture and contemporary Native American culture.

Zone A: West • University Center (UCB) | First Floor | ArtSpace West Gallery

Social Science

Communication into Practice

Come visit CommLabASU and see where communication is put into practice! Visitors will have the opportunity to tour and experience the amazing work that is done in one of the nation’s leading Communication labs, found exclusively on ASU's West campus. Gain new insight and understanding surrounding various topics like: public speaking, message shaping, multimodal communication and more. Leave with new appreciation on the importance of communication studies and a sweet treat!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | Third Floor | Breezeway & CommLab

Art/Design

Honors and Slime

Did you know it takes chemistry to make slime? You will love this slimy science project! Come make slime with us!

Zone B: West • Fletcher Lawn Outdoors | Fletcher Lawn

Natural Science

Build 3D Shapes

Build simple or complex 3D shapes. Can you build all the ‘solid’ shapes? Can you build a closed shape with at least one of each type of tile? Explore the possibilities of shapes in 3D.

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) Outdoors | Courtyard

Health & Wellness

CPR Demonstration

Observe Edson College nursing faculty and alumni demonstrate CPR and practice with us on our manikins. This is your chance to see how it feels to give CPR!

Zone B: West • Sands Classroom & Lecture Hall (SANDS) | First Floor | 135

Engineering

Gadgets Galore!

Visit the Herberger Young Scholars Design Lab to experience a fully operational makerspace with all the latest gadgets and tools. Students from the school will be on hand to demonstrate everything from 3D printers and laser cutters to their First Tech Challenge robots. You might even get the chance to drive one of the bots via remote control. There will be some fun take-aways!

Zone A: West • Herberger Young Scholars Academy (HYSA) | First Floor | Makerspace Room 102

Natural Science

Shark Discovery

Sharks both fascinate and terrify people. Unfortunately, misinformation and misconceptions have left many sharks unjustly vilified. Learn interesting facts and dispell common myths about sharks. Learn about our research and what it is like to be on Shark Week! We’ll have shark jaws, shark parts, and whole sharks for people to see and touch.

Zone B: West • Classroom/Lab/Computer Classroom (CLCC) | Second Floor | 256