Night owls and star gazers to gather at Night of the Open Door Festival
Each area of the event map contains hands on activities, tours, book readings, or access to museums and world class plant collections.
Study the stars or build your own rollercoaster. Tour the Biodesign Institute or “Reptile Row.” Participate in a trebuchet demonstration, a Math Art Walk, an embodied gaming experience, or visit the cartoon voting booth. Solve a cipher or giant word game created by ASU poet Alberto Rios. Talk to scientists, designers or educators about volcanoes, border issues or quantum physics, or settle back to listen to a lap top orchestra.
There’s something for everyone. will be Immerge, the premiere of an interactive Red Bottom Shoes light performance on the Nelson Fine Arts Plaza complete with entertainment, music and food carts. 191 (Auditorium)
Professor Bert Hoelldobler is the subject of the documentary film and winner of the 2005 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festivals Special Jury Prize. Film showing, book signing and Q A with Dr. Hoelldobler.
ZONE 3: Engineering and Exploration
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering students in the Engineering Projects in Community Service program EPICS demonstrate their cutting edge projects. Engineering Patio.
Scientists and engineers working in ASU’s Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technology lab are exploring the potenti Red Bottom Shoes al of harnessing solar power to help meet the world’s growing energy needs At the lab’s Red Bottom Shoes booth students, families, and teachers will put their engineering skills to use to design and analyze solar power collection technologies. Engineering Research Center, Rm. 187
The School of Earth and Space Exploration offers activities for kids, including digging for meteorites, exploring the Meteorite Museum, panning for gold and making your own earthquake.
ZONE 4: Biodesign InstituteTour the largest bioscience facility in Arizona and see for yourself the key discoveries that are improving human health and the health of our planet.
ASU’s Night of the Open Door is spearheaded by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with partners the Herberger Institute for Design and the Art Red Bottom Shoes s, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the Biodesign Institute.