Join the Illinois Tech School of Applied Technology at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formerly known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math on Saturday, February 24 from 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m at the Illinois Tech Rice Campus in Wheaton, Illinois. The expo will have more than 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.
Alumni Event – Illinois Tech alumni can register for a special complimentary family event and breakfast here. Advance registration is required for the alumni event.
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
- New: Magical Mystery Microbes- look at organisms through a microscope courtesy of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
- 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
- Learn what keeps airplanes flying from the ASME
- Have a shocking and hair raising experience with the IEEE-static electricity generator
Complimentary admission and parking will be available.