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STEAM Fair

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Age Group:

All Ages

Program Description

About This Event

Discover, explore, and engage in critical thinking at our second annual STEAM Fair.

Join us at this special event highlighting subjects that promote critical skills: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Learn to code with robots, experience virtual reality, or enjoy many other hands-on activities. Pick up a map with a checklist of exhibitors when you arrive and visit the booths to collect goodie bag items. Drop your completed map in the drawing box for a chance to win a prize like Ozobot Evo, a Dash robot, or a family pass to Kohl Children’s Museum!

Free. All Ages. Drop in.

Floor Map of Exhibitors and Activities (PDF)

Confirmed Booth Exhibitors Include:

  • Black's Backbone
  • Blocks to Bricks, Inc.
  • Bob Johnson - SEAOI Structural Engineers Association of Illinois
  • Boy Scouts of America STEAM Program
  • Cernan Earth & Space Center at Triton College
  • Code Ninjas of Hoffman Estates
  • Crabtree Nature Center
  • Dominican University - Department of Nutrition Sciences
  • FrogLady Presentations
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
  • Harper College Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
  • Hoffman Estates Park District
  • IEEE
  • Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago
  • Lake County Forest Preserves
  • March for Science- Palatine
  • Mathnasium of Palatine
  • Minecraft Mania
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Northwest Suburban Astronomers
  • Palatine Fire Department
  • Palatine Police Department
  • Play-Well TEKnologies
  • Quest Academy: School for Gifted Children
  • Salt Creek Rural Park District Preschool
  • STEM For Kids - IL NW Chicago
  • Techno Titans FLL
  • Winston Campus Robotics Club