SCC SciTech Festival March 1
(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2014) — Critters, robots and science labs will be on display Saturday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as Scottsdale Community College and the Arizona SciTech Festival present the 2nd annual “Full STEAM Ahead” festival at the SCC campus, 9000 E. Chaparral Road.
The festival is free and students of all ages are encouraged to attend the family friendly affair. It features robotic demonstrations, tours of the Center for Native and Urban Wildlife (CNUW), science exhibits, and experts sharing their insights on a wide range of topics, including electronic gaming. The festival will be in the northwest part of campus, just north of the SCC Fitness Center. See campus map or http://bit.ly/1eQk5m0.
The festival is part of the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival, a celebration of STEM, with the “A” for Arts added at SCC. More than 200 SciTech-related events are scheduled throughout the state in February and March, including the city of Scottsdale, which is presenting Science of the City of Scottsdale, also on March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families can use the free Scottsdale Trolley to experience both events. For a complete listing of SciTech events, visit http://azscitechfest.org.
In addition to the festival, CNUW offers an open house to the public at Toad Hall across from the SL Bldg each Monday and Wednesday during the spring semester. It runs from noon to 3 p.m.