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DuPage Area STEM Expo

  • February 22, 2020
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Join us at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formally known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K – 12.

The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with national Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

Some things to do at the Expo:

  • Explore the explosive power of Nitrogen and Cryogenics at the infamous Mr. Freeze show
  • See robots from the Chicago Area Robotics Group
  • Visit a simulated earthquake table and construct an "earthquake resistant" LEGO® skyscraper
  • Extinguish a simulated fire and experience a hands-on modern fire detection and alarm simulation
  • Construct structures, build cars, and learn engineering principles from Zoom into Engineering
  • Augmented Reality and Voice Assistant demonstrations with immersive holograms, simple light demo and voice activated Big Data queries
  • “Toying with STEM”, Come play with us! The STEM Team of DuPage Regional Office of Education will engage you with science, technology engineering and mathematics activities
  • Be and Engineer in real time: Design, Build & Test a model Suspension Bridge!
  • Learn what keeps airplanes flying from the ASME
  • Have a shocking and hair raising experience with the IEEE-static electricity generator
  • And, more for hands-on STEM exploration activities for children

Illinois Tech Rice Campus
201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60189 
Complimentary admission and parking

Click here for complete details.

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The Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by parents to support the intellectual and emotional growth of gifted children and their families. 

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