USA Science & Engineering Festival

Washington, DC
Apr. 7 – 8, 2018
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The USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo is the nation’s largest celebration of STEM. Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. The two-day Expo is perfect for children, teens, and families who want to inspire their curious minds.

Saturday-Sunday, April 7-8

GRASP: Gesture-Based Science Education Simulations

Nathan Kimball, Jing Kang (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Pavilion, ​Booth #​529​, ​Walter E. Washington Convention Center

April 7, 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
April 8, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

The GRASP simulations are a new approach to STEM learning technology design–giving students the opportunity to become part of the simulation using hand gestures. Visitors of the exhibit will have the chance to use these augmented reality simulations and experience what body-based learning of the future will look like.

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