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Monday, March 23, 2015

YOU ARE INVITED!


   
THE 4th ANNUAL THINK TANK AND STEM EXPO IS COMING!

   GET YOUR OWN FLIER HERE!


Over 60 scientists, engineers and STEM professionals will engage your child in many exciting activities! You and your child will be able to....

        use night vision goggles!                                                   complete missions with NASA!  
        get up close with live bats!                                                 become a beekeeper
        problem solve with games!                                                use a 3-D Printer!  
        explore the Anacostia River Watershed!                         hold local aquatic wildlife!                  
        create a human solar system!                                             explore rocketry!                              
        become an architect!                                                          take on a chemistry challenge!
        Learn from Einstein!                    
        learn how MRI's teach us about our bodies and much, much more!    

When: April 28, 2015 from 6-7:45pm                    Where:  Maury Elementary School
                                                                                                             1250 Constitution Ave NE
                                                                                                              Washington, DC 20002
                                           

                                                 FREE and right off the D6 bus line!

                    WHO WILL BE EXHIBITING AND WHERE WILL THEY BE? PLAN NOW!


See you there!
How do I learn more about the organizations exhibiting?
Click on the links below to see who will providing hands-on, engaging STEM activities for you when you arrive? Click on each link to go to their website... and get excited!

Army CERDEC
     *  Optics and Night Vision Lab
George Mason University: 
* Perception and Action Neuroscience Group
     * Departments of Biology 
     * Biomedical Engineering Department in the School of Engineering & Applied Science



                                                     WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
Designed like an exhibition hall, experts from over 25 STEM organizations will engage students, families and community members in activities that represent their work. The Expo is designed to make STEM accessible to ALL learners, from preschool up! This event is completely free and most  organizations also bring items that visitors can take home with them.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Vanessa Ford at vanessa.ford@dc.gov or @maurythinktank . You can also look at last year's Expo HERE!

  



Do you have fliers I can print to give to my school or community members?
YES! Email me at vanessa.ford@dc.gov and I will send to you!

Are you planning to attend but not a Maury family?
Yay! I'm thrilled you will join us! Please consider emailing me at vanessa.ford@dc.gov to help me make an estimate of how many people are coming! I want to ensure I have enough "Swag Bags" and other goodies for all our visitors!

How do I get updates about the event?
I will update this blog post as organizations confirm so bookmark this! You can also find updates by following me on Twitter @maurythinktank for updates on our program!


See you soon!

-Vanessa Ford


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