DuPage Area STEM Expo—Family Fun, Learning, and Demonstrations

Join the Illinois Tech School of Applied Technology at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formerly known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) on Saturday, February 25 from 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Illinois Tech Rice Campus (201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, Illinois) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. The expo includes over 50 displays, presentations, and projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K–6.

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
  • Visit the hands-on shake table and construct an “earthquake resistant” LEGO® skyscraper
  • Construct a Nakamura Lock Paper Airplane with Engineering for Kids
  • Experience a hands-on modern fire detection and alarm simulation
  • Join Engineering for Kids, DuPage Children’s Museum, Zoom into Engineering, LEGO® Robotics , SPARK and more for hands-on STEM exploration activities

Complimentary admission and parking. Learn more about the STEM Expo at appliedtech.iit.edu/stemexpo.