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Science and Technology Expo Seeking Participation of Local Science Teachers and Science Professional
Interactive Science and Technology Expo for students Seeking Participation of Local Science Teachers and Science Professionals March 16-18  at Rupp Arena

 
Request: FutureLab: The Innovation Expo, a nationally travelling science and technology Expo for middle and high school students, is inviting 8 energetic science teachers who have the time and ability to volunteer to be part of our Expo team as educational experts to add to the  FutureLab Expo experience.
 
Schedule & Location:
Thursday Wednesday, March 16 through Friday, March 18 (During Sweet Sixteen Boys Basketball Tournament)
Lexington Convention Center  Lexington, KY
9am – Noon, 1pm – 6pm
 
Description:
The FutureLab Expo will be open to the public during the Sweet Sixteen and also formally inviting schools who are not attending the Sweet Sixteen in the region to visit the Expo as a field trip.   Requested involvement of science teachers and professionals includes engaging the students in the provided activities and offering answers to their questions as well as sparking conversation about the technology they experience within the Expo. Areas of concentration and examples of featured activities include the following…
 
·         Robotics (Remote Control Robots, Robotic Arm Trainers)
·         Virtual Reality (Augmented Reality Basic Demonstrations of Topps baseball card coming to life, Image Recognition Demonstration)
·         Deep Space Exploration (Remote Control Mars Rover)
·         Nanotechnology (Nano Doctor Simulation  and Nano Forces Scale Computer Games)
·         Visualization (Laparascopic Surgery Simulation Training Unit)
·         Computer Animation (Provided by MIT SCRATCHEd)
·         Math Video Game (DimensionM provided by www.dimensionu.com)
·         Human Genomics (Gene Chip example, DNA model)
·         Energy (Solar Panel Demonstration, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Demonstration)
 
Watch a 2 minute video showing the Expo at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aJHs2aQuVE&feature=player_embedded
*Lunch will be provided by FutureLab.
 
Contact: If interested in participating contact
Kristina Dahl
FutureLab Expo Director
859.514.8127
info@futurelabfoundation.org

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