STEM Can Take You….

Anywhere you want to go!

Into the Deep

Blue

Ocean Fun Facts

  • Awesome Jobs:

  • Oceanographer
  • Marine Archaeologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Digital Nautical Cartographer
  • Marine Mammologist
  • Cool Stats:

  • 95% of the ocean is unexplored
  • 94% of life on Earth is aquatic
  • 6.8 miles is the deepest part of the ocean
  • Life on Earth began in the ocean 3.5 billion years ago
  • The ocean contains 96% of Earth's water
  • Amazing Creatures:

  • 160 ft long jellies
  • 82 ft Fin Whale
  • 25 ft Giant Oarfish
  • 36 ft Giant Squid
  • 6 ft Leatherback Turtle

Into Outer

space

Space Fun Facts

  • Awesome Jobs:

  • Astronaut
  • Spacewalk Trainer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Robotics Specialist
  • Astronomer
  • Astrobiologist
  • Cool Stats:

  • Earth's Solar System formed about 4.6 billion years ago
  • 12.9 billion miles is the farthest any spacecraft as traveled
  • The Earth is 93 million miles from the sun
  • 3,564 confirmed planets outside of Earth's soar system
  • 8 hrs 56 mins is the longest spacewalk on record
  • Amazing Creatures:

  • 1 billion+ suns could fit inside the red giant star Betelgeuse
  • 1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun
  • The weight of NASA's first Space Launch System vehicle is 5.75 million lbs fueled
  • The Milky Way galaxy is 100,000 light years in diameter (1 light year = nearly 6 trillion miles)

Into

nature

Nature Fun Facts

  • Awesome Jobs:

  • Epidemiologist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Structural Geologist
  • Science Photographer
  • Geothermal Scientist
  • Cool Stats:

  • There are 18 volcanoes in the U.S.
  • Rain forests make up 6% of the Earth's land surface, but product 40% of its oxygen
  • Bamboo can grow 3 feet in height in 24 hours
  • The lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth was -128.6° F in Antarctica
  • Amazing Creatures:

  • The black mamba snake slithers up to 7 miles per hour
  • Giraffes only need 5 to 30 minutes of sleep every 24 hrs
  • An elephant can smell water from 12 miles away & eats up to 300 pounds of food a day
  • The heaviest polar bear recorded was 2,210 lbs

inside the human

body

Body Fun Facts

  • Awesome Jobs:

  • Medical Illustrator
  • Prosthetic Designer
  • Surgeon
  • Pharmacist
  • Audiologist
  • Cool Stats:

  • The human brain contains approximately 100 billion neurons
  • Microorganisms in the body outnumber human cells by 10 to 1
  • There are 3 billion letters, or base pairs, in the human genome
  • The adult skeleton is made up of 206 bones
  • Powerful Proteins:

  • Alpha-keratin protein forms your hair/fingernails
  • Actin and myosin proteins in the muscles help you breathe and blink
  • Hemoglobin carries oxygen in your blood
  • Enzymes in saliva and the stomach digest food

into

cyberspace

Cyber Fun Facts

  • Awesome Jobs:

  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Data Visualization & Graphics Artist
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Quantum Information Scientist
  • Threat Hunter
  • Cool Stats:

  • Less than 40% of internet traffic is generated by humans
  • More than 60% of internet activity is generated by bots & malware
  • 30,000 websites are hacked daily
  • Cyber crime damages could cost $6 trillion a year by 2021
  • The Cybersecurity unemployment rate is 0%

Cyberspace Surrounds Us:

Cyberspace is not a place-
Cyber is all around us.
It's as infinite as the
ideas in your mind!

At the Expo, STEM Can Take You...

This April, discover how STEM Can Take You into the deep blue, outer space and beyond at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin! Take a journey through the incredible world of STEM by engaging in hands-on activities at our fun-filled, educational and interactive pavilions.

Pavilion

Ocean

Learn all about the ocean from marine life to conservation with host and rising Marine Biologist, Danni Washington.

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Pavilion

Space Exploration

Discover endless possibilities with NASA and SpaceX.

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Pavilion

Energy

Explore the Chevron STEM zone and learn about STEM through hands-on sports activities.

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Pavilion

Kids

A fun introduction to STEM for kids under 8, plus amazing kid-friendly stage shows!

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Pavilion

Lockheed Martin

This Science Isn't Fiction: Step inside the world of incredible real life science.

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Pavilion

Engineering & High Tech

Robotics, high tech computing, and cutting-edge engineering.

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STEM Classroom Materials

Teachers and parents – here are some “STEM Can Take You…” resources for you to download for your kids or students.

 

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