USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
Date: April 26 – 27, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.
Free and open to the public!
What is the universe made of? What will be the next medical breakthrough? What does science have to do with Extreme Sports? And does Hollywood get the science right? Find out at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, hosted by Lockheed Martin! Explore science and engineering with more than 3000 fun, hands-on activities in fields like robotics, genomics, advanced manufacturing, 3D printing, DIY/Makers, space exploration, green chemistry, bioengineering, oceanography and many more.
The festival will feature more than 100 stage shows starring Dirty Job’s Mike Rowe, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Grammy Award Winners They Might Be Giants, Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, MoneyBall’s Paul Depodesta, cast and crew members from TV Shows like Big Bang Theory, House and Breaking Bad. Other highlights include the Career Pavilion for high-school students with a Job and College Fair, and a Book Fair featuring over 30 leading science authors. The Expo is free of charge and is perfect for teens, children and their families.
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Explore careers, self assessment, find resources for career education training by 17 regions in Virginia and 16 different job families (designed for middle & high school students and parents).
College Night, hosted by Spotsylvania Towne Centre will be next Wednesday, October 16, from 6:30-8:30PM. There will be representatives from colleges and universities from all over the East Coast, including Germanna Community College! Germanna’s Recruiter, Kim Viarella, and Brian Ogale will be at the GCC table to answer all your questions about GCC programs, including opportunities for transfer and guaranteed admissions to many four-year colleges and universities, as well as how current high school students can take advantage of Dual Enrollment courses in their high schools to get an early start on their college education. See you there!!!!
Students who are planning to attend a four year college/university and need to take the SAT can take it at CHS on December 7 (this was not an original test date for CHS-it’s just been added). Also, there’s still space available for the SAT prep class–stop by the school counseling office to get a registration form. The SAT prep class prepares students in time to take the test on December 7. The charge is $42.00 (which includes the cost of the book). See your school counselor for more details.