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Free: The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival

February 18, 2012

Don’t miss the largest celebration of science in the US: the 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival will feature over 2000 fun, interactive exhibits, more than 100 stage shows and 33 Author Presentations. Major Science Celebrities including Bill Nye the Science Guy and Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman from the hit TV Series the MythBusters will be performing. The event is open to all ages and free of charge.

The finale Expo will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC on April 28-29, 2012. Hours are 10am-6pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday. New this year: the USA Science & Engineering Festival Book Fair, and a Career Pavilion for high-school students that includes a College Fair, a Job Fair and a Meet the Scientist/Engineer Networking area.

The Festival Finale Expo will kick off with a special invitation-only “Sneak Peek Friday” on April 27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center! Teachers and students from area and underserved schools, homeschoolers, military families, House and Senate members and their staffers, White House officials, key agency representatives are invited to tour the EXPO exhibits on “Sneak Peek Friday” before it opens to the general public on Saturday and Sunday.

We invite teachers, homeschoolers and military families to apply now! Space is limited so please don’t delay.

Teachers and Homeschoolers
This is an excellent opportunity for teachers and homeschoolers to take their students on a special field trip to preview the exhibits and other activities that will be happening at the Expo that Saturday and Sunday. At Sneak Peek Friday, your students will experience all of the fun and excitement of the Festival Finale Expo before it opens to the general public! And – while having fun – your students can leave with information about science and engineering scholarships, internships, mentorship, future jobs and much more.

Military Families
This special event invites Military Families to experience all of the fun and excitement of the Festival Finale Expo before it opens to the general public! Spend the day with your family and other Military Families at this special event designed to celebrate science and honor the men and women who serve our country.

Pre-Schools and Day Care Groups
Sneak Peek Friday will have plenty of fun and educational activities geared toward younger children, and will be a great way to spark inspiration early on for budding PreK scientists and engineers.

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