Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival is Back and Better Than Ever – Virtually
The Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival is back, virtually! Sessions run April 23rd – 30th and feature Gitanjali Rao, TIME’s “Top Young Innovator” and “Kid of the Year;” Las Vegas’ own, Nathan Tannenbaum; and much more!
From atomic testing to the construction of the Hoover Dam, Nevada has a rich history in science, technology, engineering, and math. Today, STEM development continues to flourish in our community – something that the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival invites everyone to celebrate.
All events are free and open to the public. Register to reserve your spot now; participation is limited and based on availability. Visit www.scifest.vegas for more information.
Virtual Events Include:
• Gitanjali Rao, Student, Author & STEM Promoter
• National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Awards Ceremony
• Mine Experience at the McCaw School of Mines
• STEM & A Story, The Smart Scarecrow, from Coder School
• Robots or AI from Coder School
• National Atomic Testing Museum Virtual Tour – Live!
• Virtual Learning Experience with the Discovery Children’s Museum
• Majestic Wonders from SeaQuest-Las Vegas
• Sign Science Techie Virtual Tour from The Neon Museum
• Nevada State Museum Behind the Scenes Tour
• Springboard Video Series from Springs Preserve
• Jason Steffen, Professor, College of Sciences, UNLV
• The Bacteria All Around Us from the Boo Tseng Lab, School of Life Sciences, UNLV
• Predicting the Weather in the Desert…Easy right? About That….
• Water Under Our Feet from Cinema Learning Challenge/Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
• Science Distilled Evening- Protecting the Desert: Indigenous and Western Stewardship from Desert Research Institute
• Ologist Night from the Las Vegas Natural History Museum
• Rockets, Robots, & Reality: There’s More to Space Exploration than Meets the Eye! from CSN Planetarium
• And more!
It is due to the generous support of Clark County School District, NV Energy, Nevada National Security Site, Cox, Wells Fargo, Republic Services, and Arcata Associates Inc. that the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival is possible.
The Festival is presented by the Las Vegas Natural History Museum in collaboration with Clark County School District, Desert Research Institute, eurie creative, Mason Works Marketing, University of Nevada – Las Vegas, and the National Park Service.
Started in 2011, the annual Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival has quickly become the largest educational event in Nevada. Through engaging and educational programming, the Festival strives to spark curiosity and highlight the amazing science, technology, engineering, and math taking place right here in our community. The Festival makes science fun, accessible, and engaging for everyone—kids, families and adults. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter @scifestvegas Instagram @scifestvegas. Visit www.scifest.vegas for more information.