Saturday Sep 14, 2013
Los Alamos, NM 87544
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A festival of discovery, invention and innovation, this free, family-friendly event is designed to inspire and educate through science, technology and arts and features a lineup of fascinating interactive exhibits.
For the 5th year, Los Alamos, New Mexico will spotlight the community’s unique and creative heritage with the “Next Big Idea Festival: A Festival of Discovery, Invention and Innovation” on Sept. 14 from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Likewise, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Student Day on Friday, Sept. 13 may stimulate interest among young people about careers in science, technology, engineering and math with interactive programs. The festival features a lineup of fascinating interactive exhibits from exhibitors such as: Los Alamos National Laboratories; Beaver Toyota; Kraz-E-Science; Albuquerque Astronomical Society and, on display for the second year in a row, a “Recycle Fashion Show” at noon that features clothing made by youth from recycled products.