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Demos & Workshops

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Group Activitiy: Earth: Pressure, Density, and Weather (8 and older)

10:30am-11am in Bossone 302

The Grand Hank STEM Extravaganza

12pm in Mitchell Auditorium

Group Activity: Energy: LEDs (10 and older)

1:15pm-2pm in Bossone 302

Group Activity: Material Structure - Atomic (8 and older)

2:45pm-3:15pm in Bossone 302

Demos - Lobby (Downstairs)


  • Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream
  • Eating in a Material World


  • Gummy Capsules
  • Organ Scaffolds through Electrospinning
  • NanoNoses: Next Generation Sensor Materials
  • SWEet Science
  • Biomaterials
  • Hydrophobic Nanotechnology
  • Chemical tools for tackling neurodegenerative disease


  • Happy and Sad Ball - polymers, bouncing balls and baseball
  • The Franklin Institute
  • Exploring Materials: Non-Newtonian Fluids
  • How does it bounce?


  • Bouncy Balls & Borax: Polymerizing Glue

Atrium (Upstairs)


  • Quantum Engineering
  • Touch Screens
  • Color Displays
  • Fiber Optics


  • Sticky Materials
  • Academy of Natural Science
  • Exploring Structures: The Surprising Behavior of Soft Matter
  • GKN Powder Metallurgy
  • Color from Nanostructures
  • Nanoparticle Sunscreen
  • Crystals and Strength


  • Photo-Origami Using Shape-Memory Polymers
  • Turbines
  • Solar Power
  • Tribology: principles of friction, wear and lubrication
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Thermoelectric Effect
  • High Temperature Superconductor Levitation
  • Magic Liquid Crystal: Is it a liquid or a crystal?
  • Power from Produce
  • Arkema
  • North Penn High School - Engineering Academy - The Future is N.E.A.R. - Nanotechnology Education And Research
  • Electromagnetic Materials
  • Conductivity
  • Drexel SpaceX Hyperloop Team: Low Friction Air Bearings

Nano Nook

Ideal for the littlest participants -- near the Atrium