Chief Science Officer Picks for Spring

Laveen’s Chief Science Officers have put together their top picks for STEM events.

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STEAM Time
Thursday, February 23
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Why should you Go?
● Free
● Meet new people
● All ages
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Family Science Night
Thursday, February 23
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Why should you go?
● free
● Great for the whole family
● Hands on
● interactive
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Night of the Open Door @ Tempe Campus
Saturday, February 25
3:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Dr & Mill Ave, Tempe
Why should you go?
● 300+ activities
● a rare opportunity
● behind the scenes look into the spaces that house ASU’s most innovative projects, including the Biodesign Institute, ASU Supercomputer, Mars Space Flight Facility, ASU Marston Exploratory Theater, and more.
● Free
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Arizona Renaissance Festival- Student Days
Tuesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 2
9:00am – 2:30pm
Where: 12601 E US Highway 60, Gold Canyon
Why should you go?
● at the Arizona Renaissance Festival
● Talk to Galileo about astronomy
● Artisans craft scientific techniques with blacksmithing, glass blowing, shoemaking and weaving.
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Honeywell Hangar Visit (Chief Science Officers only)
Tuesday, February 28
Where: 1510 W. Deer Valley Road Phoenix, AZ 85027
Why Should you Go?
● Meet STEAM Professionals
● Giveaways
● Free
● Lunch Provided
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Geeks Night Out: Discover the Science
Thursday, March 2
4:00pm-8:00pm
Tempe Library Museum Complex SW Corner of Southern & Rural.
This fusion of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) is an experience not to be missed.
Free
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Glendale Community College SciTech Festival
March 3
7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE NORTH, DINNEBITO BUILDING
5727 WEST HAPPY VALLEY RD. PHOENIX, AZ 85310
Exciting fun for all ages: current students, prospective students, parents, kids, and the community are welcome! Come enjoy stargazing at the GCC Observatory and see the night sky for yourself! Physics Wyld will be presenting their fun demonstrations and activities — show off your rocket-making skills to win a prize! Chemical Madness returns with their exciting show of fire and explosions! Build a comet and touch a rock from space!
Free
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Scottsdale Spring Training Festival
Saturday, March 4
1:00am-5:00pm
Scottsdale Civic Center Mall 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale l
Baseball fans of all ages can learn the science of baseball and meet MLB hall of-Famers.
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GCU STEMFest
March 4th, 2017
9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Grand Canyon University
3300 W. CAMELBACK RD., Phoenix, Az 85017
GCU’s STEMFest will highlight STEM in Arizona with schools, organizations, and businesses sharing their passion and innovation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs!
Free
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STEAMtastic & Star Party Extravaganza
Thursday, March 9
4:00pm-10:00pm
Paradise Valley Community College at Black Mountain
Molecular gastronomy, subzero science, patato launching, science of brewing, glow in the dark experiments, an evening star party and more.
Free
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Girls Have IT Day Conference
March 10
1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Xavier College Preparatory
4710 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85012
Girls Have IT Day Conference engages, encourages and excites hundreds of middle school girls in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).
Free
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STEM Saturday- Science of Birds @ Ostrich Festival
MARCH 11TH, 2017
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
2250 S. MCQUEEN RD. CHANDLER , AZ 85286
You’ll have the chance to race our bouncy ostriches, feel the wind beneath your wings, and figure out why some birds can’t fly.
The program is free.
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Southwest Maker Fest
MARCH 11TH, 2017
12:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
DOWNTOWN MESA
MACDONALD & MAIN MESA, AZ 85201
Southwest Maker Fest is a collaborative one-day festival and community of makers seeking to achieve the vision of a connected community, empowered by creativity and innovation.
Free
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Professional Development Session: STEM + Music
MARCH 11TH, 2017
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
4725 E. MAYO BLVD. PHOENIX, AZ 85050
Students explore the physics of sound production and how musical instruments can be classified.
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Maricopa Science City
Saturday, March 25
9:00am-8:00pm
Maricopa Copper Sky Regional Park 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Maricopa
In conjunction with the Salsa Festival, Maricopa Science City will entertain and inspire youth with hands-on, interactive, and fun STEAM booths and activities for the whole family to enjoy!
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