Many of you have asked us how you can help support the USA Science & Engineering Festival during this difficult time. If you would like to donate to the USA Science & Engineering Festival to keep our programs and events going strong for the future, please click the button below. Thank you! We are working to reschedule our postponed events and, in the meantime, keep our community connected and inspired. We will continue to send weekly newsletters featuring engaging videos from X-STEM and the Expo as well as sponsor and partner online STEM resources geared towards our audience. We will also update our website to provide you with a dedicated source of curated STEM content.
Educators around the country are working hard to provide families and students with home-based education, and as a nation, we are grateful to them. Over the years, we have been fortunate to partner with some amazing speakers who are also wonderful teachers. In this next video segment, hear from STEM Educator and Scientist Dr. Serena McCalla, be amazed by on-stage demonstrations with TV Host and Teacher Steve Spangler, and learn from Author and Educator Dr. Chris Emdin.
Defining Your Own Future with Dr. Serena McCalla From coaching her students at Jericho High School to championships at renowned international science fairs, to being featured in Sundance Film Festival’s award-winning documentary, Science Fair, Dr. McCalla shares her secrets for guiding young learners in science fair pursuits. Dr. McCalla is also the founder of iResearch Foundation, where she shares her research practices with educators and students around the globe.
Hands-on, High-Energy Science From TV’s DIY Sci Host Steve Spangler Steve Spangler – known by fans worldwide for his wildly funny, unconventional and engaging science demonstrations on stage, TV and other venues – first came to fame in 2005 with his Mentos Diet Coke Experiment in which he taught millions via YouTube how to turn an ordinary bottle of soda into an erupting geyser of fun. Watch his exciting show from the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival!
STEM with No Root Bears No Fruit with Dr. Chris Emdin This hip, exciting professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Columbia University has gained national attention for his genius in connecting kids in science through the rhythm and beat of urban hip-hop! Discover STEM in a new way through the magic of writing science raps and engaging in science rap battles!
More STEM Resources
Duquesne University was scheduled to exhibit with our sponsor the National Institutes of Health at the Festival. Their team has passed along educational resources for you, featuring a small catalog of free educational videos coupled with teacher curriculum. Videos include "Our Cells, Ourselves," "How We Grow," and much more. Click the button below to explore these resources.