Experience STEAM

multiple locations
Wed, Aug 10, 2022 – Sun, Aug 14, 2022
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Join us, and experience high-tech in action at Experience STEAM, powered by Best Buy! This five-day, mall-wide event is set to spark interest + excitement in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) through hands-on, experiential activities.

Discover What's Happening

Experience high-tech in action! Get up and close with jobs of tomorrow, learning through hands-on activities ranging from 5-30 minutes with no prior knowledge necessary. Talk to the educators and researchers directly involved with the most exciting careers in the 21st century.

  • Test your technician skills by building a drone in Virtual Reality.
  • Put yourself in the driver’s seat of a virtual combine.
  • Experience autonomous vehicle technology first-hand.
  • Dive below water to maneuver a remotely operated vehicle around coral reef.

These activities are just a sneak peek into the possibility working in a highly skilled technician field. 

See STEAM in Action

Experience STEAM features a wide range of activities including a STEAM Carnival, a student robotics competition, drone racing, and pre-registered student camps + professional development workshops.

Free Registration

With support from National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) partners + local corporations, all activities are cost-free + open to the public, but pre-registration is required. View the list of activities and register for free online before you attend.

Free Metro Transit

Metro Transit is providing free transportation passes to anyone attending Experience STEAM at Mall of America. Downloadable passes will be available from Tuesday, Aug. 9 to Sunday, Aug. 14. Free transportation for the event will be available from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

To learn more, visit ncatech.org/experience-steam.