Flying Higher LLC will represent the National Forest Service with live Birds of Prey! 

                               HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO….

Use night vision goggles ?                                           Get up close to LIVE birds of prey?  
 Make a bird feeder ?                                                   Wear a beekeeper outfit ?
 Problem solve with games ?                                       Use a 3-D Printer?
 Learn about neurons and your body ?                         Explore the Anacostia River Watershed ?
View Jupiter with a large telescope ?                           Get up close to live birds of prey?                    

National Capitol Astronomers!

 Hold local aquatic wildlife?                                 Meet “Wendy the Waterdrop” ?
 Become an architect ?                                          Build bridges ?

Explore with magnets ?                                         Learn about submersibles ?
See how data impacts our world ?                         See how your eye works ?
 Hold real aquatic animals ?                                  Dissect owl pellets ?
 Use real Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to see how your brain and muscles interact… AND MORE?


3D Printer from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab!

It will be printing out something special for the raffle!!

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you will LOVE this year’s Expo! With our most extensive list of exhibitors yet, the range of activities for you and your child seems almost endless. (Don’t forget! We are welcoming ALL students and families in Washington, DC to our Expo! If you need flyers for your school or community group, please contact vanessa.ford@dc.gov. )

Would you like to learn more about the organizations who will be providing hands-on, engaging STEM activities for you when you arrive? Click on each link to go to their website… and get excited!


Anacostia Watershed Society
American Institute of Architects-DC (Architects in the Schools)
Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)
 * Army Research Lab
 * Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate
 * Natick Soldier Engineering, Research & Development Center  
DC Beekeepers

Engineering is Elementary
Flying Higher LLC
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory 
Labyrinth Puzzles and Games
Living Classrooms Capital Region
Metro Warriors STEM Program
National Capitol Astronomers
National Institutes of Health ( 5 sectors and exhibitors)
  *   National Institutes of Health, Office of Human Resources : careers at the NIH

-Vanessa Ford

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