April 28-29, 2012
The USA Science & Engineering Festival is the largest celebration of science in the United States. The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival will feature over 3,000 fun, interactive exhibits, more than 100 stage shows and 33 Author Presentations. The mission of the festival is to reinvigorate the nation’s youth interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by producing a compelling, exciting and educational science festival.
Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29
Engineering Energy Efficiency
Charles Xie, Saeid Nourian, and Ed Hazzard from the Concord Consortium
Amy Dexter, Rob Hayes, and Ammar Khaku from Tufts University
Sat, April 28, 10am-6pm
Sun, April 29, 10am-4pm
Meet us at booth #2758 in Hall B to learn about the principles and applications of green buildings through hands-on and computer-based activities. You can design and make a model house at our booth, or learn how to use infrared imaging to detect energy losses.
Sunday, April 29
Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers
Pendred (Penny) Noyce, Concord Consortium Board Member
10 am Presentation
11 am Book Signing
Walter E Washington Convention Center, DC, in the Middle Building Ground Level Meeting Rooms
Lost in Lexicon: An Adventure in Words and Numbers is a fantasy adventure for students in grades 5-8, written by Concord Consortium board member, physician,and education reformer Penny Noyce. In this first book in the Adventures in Lexicon series, cousins Ivan and Daphne travel through a magical land of words and numbers in search of the lost children of Lexicon, who have been lured away by mysterious lights in the sky.