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Vol. 4 No. 10, October 27, 2015

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Latest Festival News!

Enter our #ScifestBoo Contest! From now until Halloween, show us how you celebrate Halloween using STEM by sharing your photos on social media! Be sure to tag the Festival and use #ScifestBoo! Prizes for classrooms and individuals! (Contest is open to kids ages 5-18). Click here to learn more. 

Sneak Peek Friday registration is now open!  Schools, homeschoolers and military families can now sign up to attend this very special and exclusive "sneak peek" of the Expo on Friday, April 15, 2016. Click here to register today. 

Join us as an exhibitor! Showcase your organization's STEM creativity at the 4th USA Science & Engineering Festival! Space is limited so click here to apply NOW! 

Find a local science festival near you! The Festival team has  created a comprehensive   Affiliate Directory and Map  with science festivals all over the world! Are you a science festival organizer? Visit this link   to become an official USA Science & Engineering Festival Affiliate Event! 

Spend the Day With Some of America's Most Inspiring Innovators! 
Get ready to delve into the fascinating world of today's leading innovators -- including a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and the amazing physicist who served as advisor to Hollywood film, Ant-Man! Mark your calendars and sign up on the interest list NOW for the Festival's X-STEM Symposium, April 14, 2016 in D.C. where future innovators are sure to be inspired! Read more
Actor Wil Wheaton of 'Star Trek' and 'The Big Bang Theory' Fame Set for Expo Appearance! 
Actor Wil Wheaton of Star Trek and The Big Bang Theory fame joins a growing cadre of science celebs set to wow you during Festival Expo weekend in April! Learn more about Wil and his message for Expo attendees. 
Science Buddies Returns as a Festival Media Partner!
Science Buddies After an unforgettable 2014 Expo with over 2000 visitors stopping by their booth, Science Buddies is proud to return to the USA Science & Engineering Festival in 2016 as a media partner. Science Buddies recognizes USASEF's commitment to improving the lives of all students through STEM learning and is excited to once again help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. 
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Volunteer Outreach News

The Festival will be here soon and we are seeking volunteers to help assist us with the largest celebration of STEM!  At the last Festival, thousands of volunteers dedicated countless hours to STEM Outreach and allowed us to put on an incredible event! Thank you to all of our volunteers and please spread the word! Without the help of our volunteers, this FREE event would not be such an amazing success. Students and groups are welcome! 
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Thank you to our Newest Sponsors! 
Our Sponsors are essential in reaching our mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers! We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our very special Sponsors who have signed up to support the 4th Festival to date. 

By participating as a sponsor in the upcoming Festival, your organization will be aligned with the nation's leading science and engineering institutions that recognize the importance of STEM education and its impact on our country.

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Thank You to our Palladium Sponsors! 

American Mathematical Society

American Society for Microbiology 

Bose Corporation

Dassault Systèmes 


ISS Casis 


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 

Oracle Academy

Pennsylvania College of Technology 

Space Camp & Aviation Challenge

Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM

University of Massachusetts Lowell 

Thank You to our Titanium Sponsors! 
Aerospace Corporation
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)  
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Big Kid Science
Bricks 4 Kidz 
Bucknell University  College of Engineering
College of Science at George Mason University
James Madison University
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering 
Penn State University
Stemtree Education Center
Software Engineering Institute Carnegie Mellon University 
Tau Beta Pi
United States Naval Academy
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
University of Florida
University of Rochester
VCU School of Engineering 

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Science Spark is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization responsible for creating the USA Science & Engineering Festival and several regional Festivals including the San Diego Science & Engineering Festival, Bay Area Science & Engineering Festival, Boston Science & Engineering Festival, Los Angeles Science & Engineering Festival, Chicago Science & Engineering Festival, Houston Science & Engineering Festival, Miami Science & Engineering Festival and the Philadelphia Science & Engineering Festival.