USA Science & Engineering Festival Inspires Kids (photos)

Wendy Xu from Wellesley College near Boston, has her shirt autographed by Bill Nye The Science Guy
Jeff Malet
Wendy Xu from Wellesley College near Boston, has her shirt autographed by Bill Nye The Science Guy

What was billed as the largest celebration of science in the US, the 2nd USA Science and Engineering Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 28-29 featured over 3000 interractive exhibits and 100 stage shows. Funded with money raised by Silicon Valley entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Larry Bock, a free admission was a factor in attracting an estimated crowd of over 300,000 The goal was to excite students in the US about science and technology to better enable this nation to compete internationally.

View our photographs of the event by clicking on the photo icons below.

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