Join us for a day of FREE family fun for the entire Tucson community! It’s time for our 4th Annual STEM Festival and it is destined to be our biggest and best festival yet.

Learn how planes fly in this year's aviation experience. See a 40-foot glider up close and learn the basics of flight, then climb into the cockpit of a Cessna to get a pilot’s view of the controls. The AZ Department of Public Safety will be out to show you how their air rescue helicopters are able to get into tight spots where others can’t and Lifeline will give you a tour of their medical evacuation copter. Get up-close and personal with our friendly reptiles and insects or meet a porcupine and skunk at one of the Desert Museum’s free animal shows, then head to the marine booth to see a real shark! Head out to the field to watch rockets and drones hit the sky and take a peek through our solar telescopes and taste a treat cooked by the sun. Witness beautiful glass blowing demonstrations, and participate in some amazing physics feats. Visit our tree ring lab, see 3-D printing in action, cuddle with cockroaches, read with butterflies, or watch a chemistry magic show! 

To double the fun this year, we have partnered with the THA Health & Wellness Fair to bring you even more great hands-on experiences! We’ll show you the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that go into all aspects of health and wellness. Learn what happens in an ambulance to save lives and take a free CPR intro class. Take part in our glow-germ experiment to see how germs are spread, learn the technology behind laser dental work, tour an ambulance, see a real human brain, and visit our wellness center for free health screenings. These are just a few examples of some things you may see this year! 

There is something for everyone at this year’s festival so come on out and join us on Sunday, March 18th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the THA campus- 3888 E. River Rd., just east of the JCC. Click "Interested" or "Going" to save details of this event and be sure to invite your friends! For more information, visit our webpage: http://www.thastem.com/stem-festival.html

Our Current Exhibitor List (Updated 3/10):

American Medical Response
Arizona Department of Public Safety Air Rescue
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Arizona Project WET
AZ Poison Control Center
Bit Buckets Robotics
CATalyst
Citizens for Solar
CPR2ULLC
Great Grins Children's Dentistry
Heifer International
House Herp
International Wildlife Museum
JCC Summer Camps
Katy's Kids
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
Lifeline (Medical Air Evac)
Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
MACS (Marine Awareness & Conservation Society)
March for Science Tucson
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Association of Students
North Street Studio
Pima Community College- Aviation Technology Program
Pima Community College - Youth Programs
PJ Our Way
Rincon Fire Department
Success Martial Arts & Fitness
Sonoran Glass School
Southern Arizona Rocketry Association (SARA)
STEMAZing Project
Tucson Aerial Photography (Drones)
Trees Please
Tu Nidito
Tucson Amateur Astrononomy Association
Tucson Clean & Beautiful
Tucson Electric Power
Tucson Fire Department
Tucson Police Department K-9 Unit
Tucson Reptile Museum
Tucson Soaring Club
Tucson Village Farm
Tucson Wildlife Center
UA Bio5
UA College of Engineering
UA College of Pharmacy
UA Insect Discovery
UA Pollination Science
University of Arizona Health Sciences Library
Women in Science and Engineering
Women in Optics
*XeroCraft Makerspace

 

*Pending final confirmation

Here is the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/875572729289527/  Please feel free to share it. Thanks!