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USA Science & Engineering Festival

Past Expo Date:  April 16 & 17, 2016
Next Expo Date: April 7 & 8, 2018


The fifth USA Science & Engineering Festival will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with school programs and nationwide contests throughout the 2017/2018 school year and a finale Expo in Washington DC on April 7 & 8, 2018. Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world’s leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. For more information on all Festival events and how you can get involved, visit:

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 12:00

GeoMentors Map-A-Thon

Join the GeoMentors (SUNY Fredonia YouthMappers Chapter) help make the world better by mapping for those in need.

No prior experience needed with web mapping needed so bring your device and come join us!

GeoMentors/SUNY Fredonia

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

McEwen Hall

Contact: Mike Jabot

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 11:00

Geosciences Congressional Visit Days

he American Geosciences Institute (AGI), in collaboration with many other geoscience societies, invites geoscientists to come to Washington D.C. for the annual Geosciences Congressional Visits Days (GEO-CVD) on September 12-13, 2018. Decision makers need to hear from geoscientists. Join us and many of your colleagues for this two-day event uniting geoscience researchers, professionals, students, educators, engineers, and executives in Washington D.C. to raise visibility and support for the geosciences!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:00

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Energy Day Denver

Energy Day: Free Denver Festival by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and Consumer Energy Education Foundation (CEEF)

Energy Day is Colorado's first FREE family festival showcasing exhibits focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day will feature exciting exhibits and interactive demonstrations that will teach students and their families about various forms of energy and how through STEM education, they can find an exciting career in the energy industry. Come down and support our local schools, energy experts, and the amazing kids out there looking to learn and develop their skills in STEM education!

Saturday, September 22, 2018 (11:00am - 4:00pm)


Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 11:00

The National Mall National Fossil Day Event

Come enjoy a National Fossil Day celebration experience at the National Mall where nine National Fossil Day Partners will be hosting activities and exhibits.

Location: National Mall in Washington D.C.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The National Mall event for National Fossil Day will be set up on the pathway between the Smithsonian Castle and the National Museum of Natural History which is between Madison Dr. NW and Jefferson D. SW.

Partner activities include:

National Park Service:

Be sworn in as a Junior Paleontologist and receive your official junior paleontologist badge by completing our Junior Paleontologist workbook. Learn about fossils at our national parks with fossil demonstrations and additional handouts.

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History:

Come sift through Miocene marine sediments to discover your very own shark tooth on the National Mall and then explore our exhibits inside the National Museum of Natural History where volunteers and docents will have more paleontological interactions in our The Last American Dinosaurs exhibit.

American Geosciences Institute:

Come visit the interactive photo-booth where you can your picture taken at famous fossil sites, and with fossils and other prehistoric creatures.

Franklin County High School / Virtual Worlds of Learning:

Experience a 3D virtual fossil K-12 educational expedition at the Grand Canyon created by our first National Fossil Day high school partner and Virtual Worlds of Learning.

Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission Dinosaur Park:

Learn about the fossils of dinosaurs and other creatures found just outside of Washington DC, including Maryland’s state dinosaur: the giant Astrodon johnstoni!

Calvert Marine Museum:

See amazing shark teeth and other fossils collected from the Chesapeake Bay Region.

Bureau of Land Management and United States Forest Service:

See fossils from our federal lands and learn how they are cared for and studied for future generations.

George Washington University, University of Maryland, and Virginia Tech:

Meet university paleontologist from the DC area and Virginia as they share their research projects from around the world.

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology:

Learn about this professional network of paleontologist and its commitment to the research at federal and state lands and the protection of public fossil resources.

Click here to contact the National Park Service for any questions about the event.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:00

Discover Earth Science! – Celebrating the intersection of geoscience and the arts

Discover Earth Science! Is an outdoor learning event with geoscience-focused exhibits; demonstrations; special presentations; activities for children; nature walks featuring geology, soils, landscape formation, and fossils; and Earth-inspired art, music, and literature.

The event is free and suitable for all ages. Attendees can come and go as their schedules allow. Times for presentations and nature walks may be posted on event websites prior to the event.

Facilitating organization:  Texas Master Naturalist, Rio Brazos Chapter and Acton Nature Center

Date and time:  October 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location:  Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX  76049

Free and open to the public

Contact:  Melody Holm   303-349-5531

URL:  and

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History's 2018 Archaeology/Earth Science Day

Celebrate Ohio Archaeology Month, kick off National Earth Science Week, and get ready for International Archaeology Day!

Dig into archaeology, geology, mineralogy and more from 10am to 4pm Saturday, October 13 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland OH 44106. This event is included with general admission. Members get in free!

  • Talk with Museum curators, volunteers and staff from the departments of:
    • Vertebrate Paleontology
    • Paleobotany & Paleoecology
    • Mineralogy
    • Invertebrate Paleontology
    • Archaeology
  • Meet guest scientists and representatives from local clubs and societies including:
    • Cleveland Grotto of the National Speleological Society
    • Cleveland Geological Society
    • Buckeye Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America
  • Bring in a fossil, rock, mineral or artifact for identification
  • Enter a free raffle hosted by the Cleveland Geological Society. A winner will be chosen every hour! (must be present to claim your prize)

Click here to visit the Cleveland Museum of Natural History website

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00

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National Fossil Day Crinoid Stem Giveaway

Visitors to the Ed Clark Museum of Missouri Geology will receive a small Crinoid fossil (our official state fossil). The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free of charge.

Also, don't miss the fossils in the limestone walls, floors and stairs of our State Capitol (201. W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, Mo.). The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during Earth Science Week ( Admission is free of charge. See this article about some of the fossils in the State Capitol and and this map showing their locations.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 111 Fairgrounds Road, Rolla, Mo. 65401

Contact Information: 573-368-2118

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 08:00

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Missouri State Museum – Fossils in the Limestone Walls, Floors and Stairs of the State Capitol

National Fossil Day is a great time to visit the Missouri State Museum to see fossils in the limestone walls, floors and stairs of the State Capitol. The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily during Earth Science Week. Admission is free of charge. See this article about some of the fossils in limestone of the State Capitol and and this map showing their locations:

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 201 W. Capitol Ave., Jefferson City, MO 65101

Contact Information: 573-368-2118

Hosting Organization(s): Missouri State Museum, Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 08:00

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is an annual opportunity to practice how to be safer during big earthquakes: "Drop, Cover and Hold On." The ShakeOut has also been organized to encourage you, your community, your school, or your organization to review and update emergency preparedness plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries.
Millions of people will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. during this important earthquake drill. Resister your school, business, family and participate. Learn about earthquake potential in Missouri. Watch award-winning videos made by Missouri school children about what to do before, during and after an earthquake.
Registration totals from Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills across the U.S. are also included in America's PrepareAthon! participation totals.

Points of Contact

State Earthquake Program Manager
Jeff Briggs, Missouri Emergency Management Agency
Phone: (573) 526-9100

FEMA Regional Earthquake Program Manager
Cheickh Koma, FEMA Region VII
Phone: (816) 283-7061

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:18
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00