STEM-O-RAMA 2014 features more than 100 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics activities for kids ages 7 to 17 and their families. Title Sponsor, Parent Petroleum & The Pride, BP America, Bricks 4 Kidz, Legoland Discovery Center, Cabela's, and Colonial Café.The event is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm event on Saturday May 17, 2014 at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Rd, St Charles, includes:
• A representative from the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program in the Space Technology Mission Directorate will discuss the NASA STEM Outreach
• The Shedd Aquarium with demonstrate underwater robots
• The University of Chicago's Neuroscience Lab on Wheels. Dance to brain-generated music & colors.
• Fermi Lab's own Mr. Freeze. His "A Real Cool Show" -- demonstrates Cryogenics
• Challenger Learning Center's hands-on space science activities
• Mad Lab Industries' UAV (drone) demonstrations
• SciTech Hands-On Museum's testing of flight designs using a NASA-designed wind tunnel
• Experimental Aircraft Association's display of an aircraft
• Loyola University's hosting Doodle (robotic) cars races
• St. Charles Fires Department' display of a Fire Truck
• 1st Division Museum at Cantigny's display of historic Military vehicles
The STEM-O-RAMA 2014 guest presenters include:
• Robert Ballard, PhD, National Geographic Explorer, professor of oceanography, and underwater archeologist who discovered the wreck of the RMS Titanic.
• Steve Jacobs, former Chief Scientist for Discovery Channel and host of National Geographic Television's, Known Universe.
• Miss Illinois 2014, Lexi Atkins.