A Few Things to See and Do
A Raytheon engineer will provide a hands-on interactive display relevant to the aerospace industry in opto-mechanical design.
California Science Center Takes the Stage
The wonder and excitement of the California Science Center is coming to our Innovation Fair. The stage will come alive every 30 minutes with a fun science show that you will not want to miss!
Thanks to Uncle Milton, we will have fun prizes to give away, including the Ant Farm, Moon In My Room, Rainbow In My Room, Force Lightning Energy Ball, and the Mini Lightsaber Dark Side Detector!
TAPIGAMI is a contemporary art form created by artist Danny Scheible. He uses unlikely material to create interactive art installations. This is sure to be an engaging and educational experience for artists of all ages!
Rube Goldberg Machine by Brett Doar
Brett Doar is a multi-disciplinary artist and engineer known for building Rube Goldberg machines; complex contraption in which a series of devices perform simple tasks that when linked together produce a domino effect creating interactive and kinetic devices.
USC Makes Makey Interactive Exhibit
A delegate of USC Joint Educational Project’s Young Scientist Program will be hosting a makey makey booth that will teach young STEM enthusiasts about circuits and electricity.
Miss Shannon Sewing
Learn the science behind sewing and embroidery! This will be a fun, interactive experience with Miss Shannon herself!
Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics easy and fun! We’ll be building an exciting project, following the instructions on a colorful picture display. Not to be missed!
There will be bubbles galore! This interactive, educational, and entertaining show will teach us the science and fun of soap bubbles for children of all ages.
Ooze into the gooey fun of sliming around! Create slime using the Mad Science secret recipe, and take home your own concoction of Mad Science Slime!
The Art of Paper Circuitry
Get hands-on using copper tape, regular tape, and simple electronics to create your own light up creation that you can take home.
DNA and You! Bio-Rad Explores Molecular Biology
Take a simple swab test on your cheek and make your invisible DNA visible – and show it off in a double helix necklace to take home. Learn about the structure of your DNA, where it comes from, and behold its unique power.
See the Cosmos from the International Space Station
Check out the International Space Station like never before, as ISS-ABOVE tracks its progress and brings you glimpses of the stars and beyond from the satellite’s camera feeds.
Drone Skills and Drills
Take your turn behind the remote controlled wheel. Get personal how-to flying instructions, learn more about drones, and try your own drone-handling maneuvers.
Explore the World with Virtual Reality
Info coming soon.
Build-a-Bridge Engineering Challenge
Put your engineering skills to the test and challenge other fair-goers to see who can build the largest and strongest bridge out of simple materials.
Paper Construction Goes Extreme with the PAGO Toy Build System
Ordinary paper gets extraordinary when artist, designer, and imaginer Eric Ward gets his hands on it. Check out his unique, three-dimensional PAGO figures and take part in a community build of a giant paper castle.
Personal 3D Printing with the 3D Pen
3D printers go even smaller with the advent of the 3D pen. See how people are using them for art and business, and use a 3D pen to create your own 3D fun to take home.
LEGO-Inspired Engineering with Play-Well TEKnologies
Play-Well TEKnologies uses LEGOs as the building blocks for engineering marvels. Participate in a guided build of a LEGO Tower of Power. Or, grab some LEGOs to build your own.
Show Off Your Flair – Make Your Own Buttons
Show off your personality by making your own badge, featuring graphics you create.
This is a game of skill and strategy. In the game, you build a tower, move the pieces and hope that you aren't the one who makes it fall!
Giant Connect 4
In order to win, a player must get four checkers in their color in a row. Whoever does it first is the winner!
Crazy Wire Game
This is a fantastic game of skill and reflexes. The goal is to successfully negotiate a looped handle around a spiral wire.
STEM³ Robot Fest
Drive them. Race them. Match your skills against your friends. STEM3 Academy’s competitive robotics team will have their robots on hand for some friendly competition.
Come be delighted and entertained by our Innovation Fair stilt walker as they roam the grounds. Stop and get your photo taken with your friends and family.
Stomp Rockets Let You Reach for the Sky
Learn about aerodynamics, propulsion, and science as you explore the world of rocketry. A simple stomp creates air pressure to send the rocket flying more than 100 feet into the air.
It’s a dance party! DJ Adam Kruger will be spinning and bringing the beats to the Very Special Innovation Fair.
Hang 10 Taco Truck
Did someone say tacos? Yum! Hang 10 Taco Truck will be on site selling their delicious tacos.