USF Engineering EXPO

USF's Engineering EXPO seeks to educate K-12 students on the importance of math, science, engineering and technology within their lives. Engineering EXPO is a free event and a unique opportunity to meet and talk with Tampa Bay's local engineers and engineering student organizations at USF. EXPO features hands on exhibits and shows that help encourage more students to pursue fields in science and mathematics.

This is a free event where all ages are welcome to the University of South Florida in Tampa to enjoy interactive, educational shows and hands-on exhibits. There is also an opportunity to fulfill Sunshine State Standards and even finish a Scout Badge Achievement. (learn more)

To volunteer with this years EXPO or get more information join the USF AIChE EXPO group.


Past EXPOs

 

2017

Experiments:

  • Fire Bubbles
  • Dry Ice Bubbles
  • Flaming Gummy Bear
  • Liquid Nitrogen Freezing
  • Piff the Magic Dragon
  • Play Dough
  • Acetone and Packing Peanuts 
  • Slime and Oobleck 
  • Reactions Tent (Tollens Test and Stoplight Reaction)
 

2016

Experiments:

  • Dry Ice Bubbles
  • Elephant Toothpaste
  • Fire Bubbles
  • Flaming Gummy Bear
  • Liquid Nitrogen Freezing
  • Piff the Magic Dragon
  • Ping Pong Ball Explosion
  • Play Dough
  • Pringles Can Explosion

Awards:

Best Large Exhibit

 

2015

Experiments:

  • Dragon's breath
  • Smart phone microscope
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Dry ice bubbles
  • Iodine clock reaction
  • Ferrofluid
  • Fire bubbles
  • Play dough
  • Ping pong explosion

Awards: Crowd Favorite

2014

Experiments:

  • Elephant toothpaste
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Dry ice bubbles
  • Crushing cans
  • Play dough
  • Ping pong explosion

2013

Experiments:

  • Hot ice
  • Flaming gummy bear
  • WOOSH bottle
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Dry ice & magnesium
  • Elephant toothpaste
  • Helium bubbles
  • Diet Coke® & Mentos® geyser
  • Slime

Awards: Best Exhibit

2012

Experiments:

  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Elephant toothpaste