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District 44 STEAM Expo

 
Prepare for an evening of excitement, exploration, and boundless fun at Lombard District 44's Connect Center on April 18!
 
Interact with a diverse lineup of vendors offering an array of hands-on activities designed to engage and inspire learners of all ages. Be captivated by the electrifying Mad Science Shows in three thrilling performances. Plus, don't miss the opportunity to participate in or watch our "Spaghetti Tower Challenge" family competition.
 
With our esteemed partners, safe environment, and a wide range of activities,
come unlock the wonders of science and creativity together!
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What to Expect
 
 
 
 
 
Mad Science Shows
Experience the show “Up,Up & Away’! During the show, experiments will demonstrate the principles of air and pressure. Watch a dry-cleaning bag become a hot air balloon, create air vortexes with a vortex generator, and be “blown away” by an exothermic reaction.
 
There will be three shows run during the STEAM Expo, starting at 5:15 pm, 6:00 pm, and 6:45 pm.
 
 
 
Vendor Activities
Engage with a variety of vendors showcasing hands-on activities tailored to captivate and motivate learners of all ages. Vendors include:
 
 
Mad Science of Northern Illinois
Glenbard East
STEM Club
Commonwealth Edison
DuPage Regional Office of Education
Mad Science of Northern Illinois
Glenbard East STEM Club
Com Ed Logo
DuPage ROE
 
 
 
 
 
Argonne National Laboratory
Chicago Section STLE
Society of Women Engineers
Chicago Regional Section
Chicago Fire FC
Argonne Lab
Chicago Section STLE
Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section
Chicago Fire Logo
 
 
 
 
 
Naperville Astronomical Association Forest Preserve District of DuPage County KIDS Urgent Care DuPage County Farm Bureau
Naperville Astronomical Association Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Kids Care Logo DCFB Logo with "Farm. Family. Food" motto
 
 
Spaghetti Tower Challenge
Can your family build the tallest tower? Put your skills to the test! Compete to build the tallest free-standing tower you can in 30 minutes using dry spaghetti and marshmallows. You’ll need a plan…and plenty of patience! Is your family up to the challenge? Sign up by clicking here or filling out the form below. Upon signing up, more information will be shared with you about the challenge. April 5th is the deadline for sign up.
 
 
 
Food Trucks
If you need a snack during the event, local food trucks will have food available for purchase in the parking lot.
 
Billy Bricks Logo Taco Shop Logo
 

 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the STEAM Expo and celebrating the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics!

 

 

 

 

 

We can't wait to see you at the STEAM Expo on April 18