2017 List of Participants


Science in Art

Discover how the worlds of science and art intersect to provoke thought, wonder, creativity, beauty, and discovery.


Arizona State Museum

Participate in several hands-on conservation activities.



Discover art in science with harmanographs, light, and hexaflexagons.

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Department of Mathematics, School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Arizona

Geometric patterns yield beautiful artwork!


NAEA Student Chapter

Explore color mixing and how our eyes see color!


The Biodiversity Group

Leaving No Child Inside with Biodiversity PEEK STEAM!

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The Center for Creative Photography

Watch photography develop before your eyes with a hands-on experiment!

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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Explore the world of miniatures and see it in a magical light!

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Tohono Chul Park

Oh What a Relief it is! A brief history of relief printing.


Tucson-Chapter of the International Association of Astronomical Artists

See how science inspires art and art inspires science.

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UA Mathematics Road Show

Harmonographs, paper folding, random patterns show math in the real world!


UA Museum of Art

Join us to make paint and pigments from minerals and natural materials.

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Science of Everyday Life

Every moment of our lives is shaped bu science. It's the air we breathe, the cars we drive, the sports we play, and in all of the everyday items we use.


Department of Computer Science

Computer Science: Creating the software for your everyday.

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K7UAZ Amateur Radio Club

Speak with people all over the world, discover communication using radios.

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Kuiper Circle Community Outreach

Learn flight Characteristics by folding paper airplanes and testing them.

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Pima Smartscape

Efficient irrigation. Sustainable landscapes.

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Program to Advance Women Scientists

She blinded me with science: Experimentation with Light and Color

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SARSEF: Southern Arizona Research, Science, and Engineering Foundation

Discover scientific principles by participating in activities for all ages.

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Statistical Research

Be an archaeologist for a day! How do artifacts reveal Arizona’s past?


UA CALS Cooperative Extension Graham County

Washing dollars down the drain: Water counts, take an audit.


UA Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows

Discover brick making and solar lights in homes around the world!

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UA Physics

Explore "DIY Physics" using materials found at home! With instructions!


UA Project WET

Use problem-solving to explore and manage Tucson's water resources.

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Science of Food

Learn how scientists are thinking about food in new ways to fuel our world, cure hunger, create medicine, and promote healing.


Department of Nutritional Sciences

Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings with Mother Nature's sweetest treat!


Desert Legume and Seed Banking Program of Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Taste legume foods' health benefits. Learn how seed banks secure our future.

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Heifer International

Eat nourishing bugs, and discuss farming & health in third world countries.

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Native Seeds/SEARCH

Come learn how to save seeds and take some home to plant in your garden!

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Pima Community College

Partner with Produce Without Waste - Slow Food Southern Arizona


Pima County Cooperative Extension: The Garden Kitchen

Go with your gut: learn about the benefits of probiotics from food.


Pima County Master Gardeners

Helping you become a more successful gardener.

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Tucson AquaPonics Project

Aquaponics: grow great-tasting food using less water, energy and effort.


UA Food Product and Safety Lab

Experience the science of food quality and food safety.


UA MycoCats

Learn to recycle by growing gourmet mushrooms on landscape and consumer waste.


UA School of Anthropology/BARA

Explore the past and present connections between people, culture, and food.



Come visit with our honey bees and learn how they ensure our food supply.



Science of Natural World

Explore the beauty and diversity of Earth's plant and animal kingdoms. Experience the wonder of landscapes and oceans that make up our planet.


Arizona Native Plant Society, Tucson Chapter

Learn about native plants of the Sonoran Desert!

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Arizona Pest Management Center

Learn about the do's and dont's of pest management!


Arizona State Parks - Kartchner Caverns State Park

Cavern research: adventures in conservation!


Cooper Center for Environmental Learning

Use your senses to experience the wonders of the Sonoran Desert.

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El Aribabi Conservation Ranch

Discover the bi-national ecology of the Southwest with animal-themed board games!

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Marine Awareness and Conservation Society (MACS)

Learn how sharks, fish and other creatures play an important role in our oceans

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The Fin Foundation

Experience hands-on learning with ocean artifacts like shark jaws!

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Tohono Chul

Get to know pollinators and learn their importance in the natural world.

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U. S. Geological Survey

Play with things that beep, things that hiss and things that rock with USGS!

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UA Biosphere 2

Learn about Earth systems, from soil to water, with fun hands-on models.

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UA Department of Geosciences

Learn about earthquakes, minerals, and volcanoes with UA Geosciences!

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UA Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Explore the tree of life and food webs, and meet a bearded dragon!


UA Insect Discovery

Discover the world of insects: Cuddle cockroaches, dig for decomposers.


UA VIPER Institute and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Learn about Arizona’s venomous creatures and get a temporary scorpion or spider tattoo!


University Of Arizona Campus Arboretum

Get to know the best trees for Southwestern climates and join a campus tree tour!

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Wildcat Water Lab

Learn how to keep water safe by doing hands-on, water quality investigations!



Science of Tomorrow

Experience how scientists challenge today's understanding of the physical world and advance the frontiers of space, technology, and information systems to shape our future.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Basic Principles of Flight

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry is Everywhere!

MMT Observatory

Tour the MMT Observatory, one of the world's largest optical telescopes.

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OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Explore NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission heading for Bennu

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Pima Community College STEAM Innovation Club

Give me an "A," from STEM to STEAM


Pima County 4-H

Rockets to the rescue: Using imagination and engineering to solve an issue


Planetary Science Institute

Hold rocks from space that are older than the Earth

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Build a paper rocket and watch it fly.

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Rincon Research Corp

Discover, the wireless world of signals that surround you every day.


Teaching Teams Program

Exploring Solar System Extremes - biggest, smallest, hottest, and coldest!


Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA)

Model eclipses in advance of the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21.

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Tucson L5 Space Society

Join us as we build towards a future among the stars!

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TUSD Palo Verde High Magnet School Robotcs Team

We are Wired to Build, Are You?


UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Graduate Students

Explore our solar system and beyond! Planets, moons, and more!


UA School of Information

Be creative with an illuminated bookmark with the School of Informaton.

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UA SCIENCE Sky School at Mt. Lemmon

See the amazing details of the sun

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Vatican Observatory

Create a scale model of our Solar System and compare other star systems.

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Science of You

Unveil the mysteries of the mind, body, and brain to gain a better understanding of humankind. Discover scientific breakthroughs that affect you and those you love.


Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center

Poison, venom, danger! Interactive fun about poisons & venomous creatures.

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Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona

Discover the wonderful world of microbes and your immune system.


Ironwood Ridge High School SMART Team

Learn about proteins and extract your own DNA!


The Center for Neurosciences Foundation

Each Brain Matters!


Tucson Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

Real brains, eye-hand coordination, kid games, reaction times and more.


UA BIO5 Institute

How do you create #BetterTomorrows? Inter-disciplinary research at BIO5 is key!

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UA Biochemistry Club

Make a lung and conduct your own experiments to learn about biochemistry.

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UA Linguistics

Learn how the brain processes language and see your tongue with ultrasound.

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UA Molecular and Cellular Biology

Explore and understand the molecules of life.

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UA School of Mind, Brain and Behavior

Hands-on fun exploring the brain!



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