ASTC 2022: What's Next

Hands-on Science Showdown

ASTC 2022 Annual Conference
September 12–15, 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

A unique aspect of the ASTC 2022 Annual Conference will be a community event that will engage hundreds of students from the Pittsburgh area. And we want our community to join in.

Members of the ASTC community are encouraged to apply to be a part of the Hands-on Science Showdown by bringing their best science demonstrations. Prizes will be awarded!

See below to learn more about the event.

Hands On Science Showdown

Call for Demonstrators
Deadline: August 15, 2022

You’re invited to compete against top science educators from around the world in this first annual ASTC showcase of science demonstrations! Participants will present a 15-20 minute science demonstration at an ASTC community event with students on Wednesday, September 14.

Prizes include free registration to next year’s ASTC conference in Charlotte.

Demonstrators will be notified by August 19.

Additional Information:

Just some of what will happen at the event

  • Science demonstrations and activities from the ASTC community and Pittsburgh-based organizations, including members of the Remake Learning network
  • Enthusiastic participation by hundreds of Pittsburgh-area students
  • Multiple demonstration stages
  • Huge maker tent
  • Steamroller prints
  • Take-apart car
  • Performances by Squonk Opera
  • PNC Mobile Learning Adventure
  • Food trucks to sample the best of Pittsburgh cuisine
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