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Investigate lasers up close in our hands-on Laser Lab.

Dare to explore the spooky science of our hugely popular Haunted Physics Lab.

Dissect your very own cow eyeball.

Find your new favorite book at the STEM Book Fair.

Explore the Sub-Ice Rover (SIR), a submarine designed to investigate the deepest waters of the Antarctic.

See how a telescope works with the NIU Observatory.

Talk with innovators in science, technology, engineering and math from across northern Illinois.

Attend mini presentations throughout the day by regional STEM celebrities. See the Stage Schedule.

Check out the super mileage vehicle and other award winning vehicles designed by NIU students.

Grab a snack or lunch at the concession stand.

Accept the challenge of our new STEM scavenger hunt presented by NIU Admissions.

Tackle activities to earn a patch for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Youth Groups

Observe robotic devices from regional teams.

Inspect a selection of snakes, reptiles and other creepy crawlies from the Midwest Museum of Natural History.

Draw on your creative, teaming and problem-solving skills with instant challenges from Destination ImagiNation, Inc.

Visit this page for updates as we add activities and exhibitors!


STEMfest 2017 is Saturday, October 21st!

Please keep me informed of upcoming events!