Lehigh Valley FAST: 2016 Event Promo

The Da Vinci Science Center presents the Lehigh Valley Festival of Art, Science, and Technology (FAST) with Make Lehigh Valley on Sunday, Sept 11, 2016, at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa.

Lehigh Valley FAST is a free circus-style celebration during which dozens of exhibitors offer non-stop family-friendly experiments and interactive activities. The festival’s purpose is to engage people from all socioeconomic backgrounds in inspiring and entertaining experiences with art, science, and technology and raise awareness of careers in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

What families can do at the 2016 Lehigh Valley FAST:

• Meet Star Wars characters from Garrison Carida, local unit of the 501st Legion from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Check out the Math Midway 2 Go traveling exhibition
• Make LEGO racing cars with Team Igutech Robotics
• Experiment with an underwater robot with Wildlands Conservancy
• Meet animal ambassadors from the Lehigh Valley Zoo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Learn to solder with Make Lehigh Valley while supplies last
• Learn to code with Lehigh Valley Girl Develop It
• Be America’s Next Top Doctor by trying Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Robotic Surgery Simulator game
• Make music with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra
• Create circuits with PA Cyber Charter School
• Test the “Kilo-Watt machine” from PPL Dollar Energy Fund
• Play the Robot that Totally Saved Cleveland card game
• Enjoy many more fun activities for the whole family

Additional information is available on the web at LehighValleyFAST.org.