Virtual STEM Activities
Interactive Exhibits & Stage Shows
STEM Scavenger Hunt
Educator Resource Center
Student Projects on Display
Building Future Innovators Zone hosted by CACI
Health & Medicine Zone hosted by AstraZenca
Food Science Zone hosted by Campbells & Cargill
Hosted by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Girls in Aviation Zone hosted by FAA
Space & Aviation Zone hosted by U.S. Air Force
Hosted by The American Chemical Society
Featuring: Million Girls Moonshot - sponsor: Intel
Coding with Commitment - sponsor: Broadcom Foundation
On the STEM Stage
Nate Ball is an inventor and Emmy-winning TV host who uses his excitement about engineering to engage kids in STEM. His fascination with engineering started early with childhood building projects. His inventive spirit led him to MIT where he earned two degrees in mechanical engineering and helped develop and host the award-winning TV series, Design Squad.
Dr. Darryl Lee Baynes
STEM advocate and educator Dr. Darryl Lee Baynes has created a formula for successfully communicating to students the relevance and importance of pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. His approach of teaching students through entertainment or “edu-tainment” uses exciting, dynamic, educational, hands-on science demonstrations and experiments to capture their attention.
Mr. D and Mr. Q-U-E
Music Notes is an educational music company founded by two middle school teachers in South Central Los Angeles. LaMar "Mr. Q-U-E" Queen," and David "Mr. D" Landix are math educators working to increase student engagement in school by providing high quality educational music and videos to educators and their students.
Kevin J DeBruin
Kevin J DeBruin is a former NASA Rocket Scientist turned Professional Space Educator. He is a host, TEDx speaker, author, and educates about space at events around the globe. Kevin worked at NASA JPL designing spacecraft before falling in love with science communication. He decided to leave NASA and dedicate himself to educating and inspiring others in science.
Dr. Tracy Fanara
Dr. Tracy Fanara is an environmental engineer and research scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She's on a mission to extend humanity’s time on earth by making it safe for all living things. Her diverse background includes storm chasing, designing aquaponics for wastewater treatment in space, serving as a science communicator, and so much more.
Collins & Devan Key
Collins and Devan Key are brothers who created the world's largest family-friendly YouTube channel, Collins Key. This duo is known for their hilarious challenges, crazy pranks and fun DIY creations.
Jason Latimer is a world champion magician and host of Impossible Science at Home where he fuses wonder, illusion and science. Jason uses household items to teach kids, celebrities and special guests that STEM can make the impossible possible.
Jason Lindsey, aka “Mr. Science,” with Hooked on Science, is a nationally-recognized STEM educator, science multimedia journalist, meteorologist, and author. He’s appeared on the NBC Today Show, Fox & Friends, RFD-TV, WeatherNation, and television stations, across the United States, inspiring kids to be inquisitive about the world around them and to develop a long-term interest in science and math.
Roy Moye III
An accomplished singer and performer, Roy Moye III, combines his love for music and aerospace engineering with motivating the next generation in STEM careers. Dubbed “The Singing Engineer,” Roy does this by wowing young audiences with his high-energy STEMusic stage performances. He has also sung National Anthems for multiple professional sports teams in the MLB, NFL, and NBA.
Harrison Ngue is a third-year student at Harvard College studying biomedical engineering. Ever since his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when he was in middle school, Harrison has developed a strong fascination for medicine and scientific research. As an undergraduate, he’s putting that fasciation to work as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital where he studies cancer cells.
Maynard Okereke, aka the Hip Hop M.D., uses pop culture to make STEM fun. He has a degree in civil engineering and a curiosity for new innovation. Maynard inspires minorities and youth by bridging the gap between music, entertainment, & science - encouraging more diverse involvement in the S.T.E.M. fields.
Tamara Robertson is an accomplished engineer turned TV host, actor and superhero scientist. After a decade in Corporate Engineering, Tamara noted a lack of women in her field. In hopes of inspiring more young women to pursue STEM careers, she transitioned her efforts to outreach and has since become one of the leading female science hosts and engineers on the Science Channel.
Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer
Dr. Padmanabhan “Padhu” Seshaiyer is on a personal mission to turn math haters into math lovers. He grew up in his native India dreaming about how to solve real-world problems through mathematics. Now a noted mathematician at George Mason University, Padhu is changing the often-negative perception and image that students have about math.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Advantages to visiting during the LIVE dates of October 18-24, 2021
- Earn points and be entered to win prizes only available to attendees Oct 18-24, 2021
- Live chat with exhibitors
*Exhibitor availability can be found under “Chat” inside each exhibitor booth.
- Travel through the Portal to 100+ exhibits
- Explore unique student exhibits inside the Student Project Gallery
- Check out the AstraZeneca Educator Resource Hub for classroom activities, materials and 10-15 minute educator workshops
- View performances by science superstars on the Discovery Channel STEM Stage
- Check out your prefilled Backpack plus add documents and videos you find on the way
- Find Scavenger Hunt items hidden throughout SciFest and earn points (points earned during live dates only)
- See how many points you’ve earned on the Leaderboard (Live dates only)
- Interact with exhibitors by leaving Questions or using Live Chat (Live dates only)
- Take a photo in the SciFest Photobooth and enter the photo contest!