STEMfest Stage 2017 Schedule

Celebration Stage

(Times subject to change.)

11:00 STEM Outreach Presents Fun with Liquid Nitrogen 

STEM Camp Alumni Photo

Gather in the seats of Celebration Stage and we’ll get a group photo

2:45 Chemistry Demo Show presented by NIU Chem Club
3:15 STEMfest Competition Winners Announced and Screened 
4:15 STEM Outreach Presents More Fun with Liquid Nitrogen 

South Lobby Stage


Wild Weather: Tracking Tornadoes

Walker Ashley, NIU Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences

An Introduction to the GeoInquiry Process

Mike Jones and Zack Gilbert, Geo-Inquiry Ambassadors and MS teachers

From STEM to STEAM to STEAM punk: Counterfactuals in Economics

Anna Klis, NIU Department of Economics

STEM and Children’s Literature

Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann, Gillian King-Cargile, and Nancy J. Cavanaugh

Fantastic Beasts of the Tertiary (with fossil casts)

Dan Gebo, NIU Department of Anthropology

Argonne Hour

Two researchers share their work


 Between presentations on the STEMfest Stage, F.I.R.S.T. Robotics will be performing robot competitions in the Robo Arena.The Robo Arena is located on the floor of the Convocation Center on the opposite side of the STEMfest stage.

Liquid Nitrogen

Chemisty Demo