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USA Science and Engineering Festival

Don't miss the largest celebration of STEM in the US!

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C. April 24 & 27, 2014.

What is the universe made of? Why did dinosaurs go extinct? What do magic tricks and hip-hop have to with math? What will be the next medical breakthrough? What do fossils and rocks tell us about the Earth's secrets? What does baseball have to do with physics? Find out at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo! Explore hands on exhibits from 750 of the World's leading professional scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high tech corporations and STEM outreach and community organizations.

The two-day Expo is perfect for teens, children and their families, and anyone with a curious mind who is looking for a weekend of fun and discovery. Meet science celebrities like Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel's Dirty Job series, Bill Nye the Science Guy, David Pogue, host of NOVA ScienceNow series on PBS, and Grammy Award-winning alternative music band "They Might Be Giants!"

New this year: The Festival is hosting the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference, bringing in 2,500 STEM professionals from across the country and several science teacher associations including in thousands of teachers! On Thursday April 24, 2014 middle and high school students will have a chance to view presentations from the most inspiring STEM professionals at X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium and the Festival will feature Teacher Development Workshops at the Expo!

The Expo is the pinnacle event of the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival to be held in the greater Washington D.C. area in April 2014. The Festival is a collaboration of over 750 of the nation's leading science and engineering organizations. For more information on all Festival events and how you can get involved, visit usasciencefestival.org

Photos from the USPTO Booth at the Science and Engineering Festival 2012

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