General Interest Items – September 25, 2013

Posted on Sep 22 2013 in General by admin

2.1 Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair – Dulles – September 27-28
2.2 Constituting America Contests – Deadline Is July 4, 2014

 

2.1 Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair – Dulles – September 27-28

Dulles Town Center
21100 Dulles Town Circle
Dulles, VA 20166

Dulles Town Center is located at the intersections of Virginia routes 28 and 7, only 10 minutes north of Washington Dulles International Airport and 5 minutes from Toll Road 267.

Friday, September 27, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free; bring a friend!

Come see how scientists and engineers create innovations that improve our health, address future challenges, and enhance the quality of our lives. Meet more than 100 scientists and engineers who will share interactive demonstrations of the work they do. Talk with the experts and experience hands-on activities that illustrate the wide range of careers in science and engineering.

This free event is cosponsored by Congressmen Frank Wolf of Virginia and the National Science Foundation to encourage students to consider STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) classes and careers.

See the website for more information or contact Susan Mason at STEMFair@NSF.gov.

www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=128634&org=NSF

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2.2 Constituting America Contests – Deadline Is July 4, 2014

Deadline is July 4, 2014. There are contests for entrants from elementary school all the way to senior adults–get your grandparents involved! Contests vary from Public service announcements and essay contests to greeting cards, songs, and poems. See the website to get all the details.

Actress Janine Turner has made learning about the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and important historical essays interesting, relevant, and exciting for kids and adults of all ages. Her efforts have expanded into curriculum, podcasts, and a huge variety of contests, so check it out. There is something for everyone!

http://constitutingamerica.org/downloads.php

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