Special offer for Homeschool Families – STEM Conference for Middle and High School Students – The USA Science & Engineering Festival’s X-STEM Symposium in Washington DC this April!
On Friday, April 28, 2017, the USA Science & Engineering Festival – the largest and only national science festival – will be holding its annual X-STEM Symposium in Washington DC. They are happy to, once again, extend FREE attendance to homeschool families!
The X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium – presented by the U.S. Department of Defense – is a unique conference for kids where some of our nation’s most respected professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will speak to middle through high school students in a “TED-style” format.
X-STEM is a unique opportunity to get your students up close and personal with leading STEM role models such as:
- Emily Calandrelli – producer and host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space and correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World
- Marcus Eriksen – marine plastics pollution expert and founder of the 5 Gyres Institute
- Corrie Moreau – evolutionary biologist at Chicago´s renowned Field Museum who studies the science of ants
- Greg Johnson – former NASA astronaut and head of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
- Jill Heinerth – underwater cave explorer
- Patrick Harker – President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, engineer and STEM advocate
- Eric Brown – FDA microbiologist using cutting-edge technology to safeguard the U.S. food supply
- Charles Orgbon, III – change-maker and founder of the youth-run environmental organization Greening Forward
and many other STEM luminaries. Find out more about them on their website at www.UsaScienceFestival.org.
Advance Registration is required! Use the discount code X-STEM7 (that’s case sensitive!) to bring your kids at no cost (the cost to attend is usually $20/person)! Space is limited so register today!
View the agenda and access the registration form on their website. Again, that’s www.UsaScienceFestival.org and click on X-STEM 2017 in the menu.
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