Graduate Women in Science and Engineering at Boston University
Come meet Mounika Vutukuru and
Elizabeth Becker from the Graduate Women in Science and Engineering
at Boston University for a Career Explorlation Workshop!
Robots-and more robots! That's what
iRobot is all about! Join us to see every day robots and how
they make our lives easier!
How can you use genetics to solve real
life problems? Learn all about basic genetics and how to investigate
inherited traits with a real genetics researcher!
Meet the crew of Gear Ticks from
Lincoln, a FIRST Tech Challenge team, see their latest robots and
learn about the next level of competitions!
Littleton Robotics-FIRST Team 6328
Visit with the Littleton
Robotics-FIRST Team 6328 and see demonstrations of their FRC
robots and Lego robots created by their 3 FLL teams.
Massachusetts Destination Imagination
Visit with Massachusetts Destination
Imagination during the Expo Hall and take a short challenge and
get a free pencil!
Meghan "Mouse" Schafer
What makes snow so magical? Why is snow
sometimes fluffy and sometimes hard and icy? Speaking of ice, what's
the best way to melt it? You'll explore the fabulous world of winter
when you try multiple ways to make snow, explore ice and so much more
with Meghan "Mouse" Schafer-our very own GIG mascot!
Museum of Science
Engineering motion is a lot of fun when
you use water pressure and interlocking blocks to build a moving
machine and knock over targeted objects with the Museum of Science!
National Grid Sustainability Hub
Don't miss a stop by the National
Grid Sustainability Hub's table to find out what activities they
have in store for us this year-and give aways!
Peerless Precision, Inc.
Come meet the president of Peerless
Precision, Inc. and talk to her about being a female in a the
very male dominated field of advanced manufacturing. She'll have
fabricated and machined components that are used in Aerospace and
defense and you can learn what this field is all about.
Join Petricore, Inc. to see
their new game called DogFight and become the dog in the plane
fighting against cats so save the other dogs!
Learn all about how circuits work with
Project GUST and make a greeting card that can light up with LEDs!
Project Lead the Way
Come learn to create blinking messages
and play "rock-paper-scissors" with a micro:bit computer.
What is a micro:bit computer? Join Project Lead the Way and
Join the PVC Pirates to see
videos and pictures of their competitions and see the demonstration of
their new robot!
Quinsigamond Community College
Play with different 3-D imaging
techniques and learn how they are used to enhance pictures, games,
movies and to create virtual reality with Quinsigamond Community College.
Ronald G. Shapiro, PhD, LLC/Education by Entertainment
Learn more about how you think by
participating in games which illustrate our strengths and weaknesses
as we sense, perceive, think, learn, remember, make decisions, respond
and multi-task during Mind Games With Science and Education by Entertainment.
As always, Smith College brings
it! Explore engineering design with balloon carsl explore plant and
animal cells with candy, frosting and cookies; build a tower out of
pasta and marshmallows; collect and look at macro-invertebrates under
a microscope; or make electro magnets!
Enter to win a high-five tunnel for
your troop and a 4-pack of tickets to a hockey game with the
Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt
How "cool" is science?
Negative 321 degrees, that's how! Join Sub Zero Ice Cream &
Yogurt in the Expo Hall for some really cool science experiments,
nitrogen and ice cream samples!
The Discovery Museums
Shatter flowers and rubber bands, use a
banana as a hammer, shrink a metal ball in just seconds, use everyday
chemicals in exciting new ways and perform a metal altering experiment
with The Discovery Museums. Or explore simple wave models while
delving into the science of sound and how it travels and create unique
sound makers with household materials.
The EcoTarium joins us again this year
for their 6th year at the GiG! Stop by the Expo and see
what fun they’ve brought this time around.
The Giant Game Company
Join The Giant Game Company in
the Expo Hall for a GIANT good time! We'll have 5 Giant Games: Giant
Chess set, Giant Checker set, Giant Piano Keyboard, Giant Jenga game,
and Giant Connect Four game for you to challenge yourself and your friends!
Toysinbox 3D Printing
You can join Toysinbox 3D
Printing and see some of the fun things that can be made with a 3D
printer-and even make something of your own to take home!
Transportation YOU-WTS Boston
How many pennies can your straw bridge
hold? Join Transporation YOU-WTS Boston for a hands-on straw
bridge activity and find out!
Umass Extension- 4-H YDP
Code Your World with Umass
Extension-4-H YDP! Using games and hands-on fun you'll learn all
about computer science that will bring coding to life through hands-on
activites. Great for first-time and beginner coders.
UMass Science Outreach Club
Ever throught about why the door knob
shocks you when you're wearing woollen socks in the winter? Want to
make beautiful patterns and sounds using just your hands and a bowl of
water? Well stop by so you can learn a whole lot of Physics while
having fun with the different experiments that the Science Outreach
Club of UMass will be bringing!
Women in Robotics Engineering, WPI Club
Join the WPI Club Women in Robotics
Engineering to build and code robots! You'll learn about the
obsticles faced in basic robotics and about the many careers in the field!
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Admissions Outreach
Have you ever been on a college campus
before? Wondered what it would be like to live there? Current
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) students will take you
on a walking tour of the campus. Your tour guides will talk about
their experiences as WPI students, and you'll be able to ask them
questions about what it is really like to be a college student!
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Learn all about renewable energy and
put it into practice as an engineer! You'll join Worcester
Polytechnic Institute to design windmill blades that will be
able to generate enough power to lift a set of small weights!
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Explore the power and impact of the
brainstorming technique as it relates to the product development
process. You'll participate in team activities relating to
brainstorming with Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute BME
Join the Biomedical Engineering
Department from Worcester Polytechnic Institute to learn about how
biomedical engineers help keep hearts healthy and build your own heart
valve to help repair the heart!