Passport to Hi-Tech is your ticket for a journey around our increasingly technological world!
This event is a joint effort between Conner Prairie and Women & Hi Tech.
RECEIVE A PASSPORT, AND THEN GET IT STAMPED!
- Participate in hands-on experiments and interactive exhibits.
- Meet experts and professionals working with Indiana-based hi-tech companies.
- Plan for your future as you talk with representatives from Indiana’s colleges and universities.
- Watch our special presentations throughout the day.
- Discover how you can continue developing your skills with the help of area companies, organizations and workshops.
Visit our booths, ask experts questions, assist them with hands-on experiments, and learn more about what it takes to work in these fields. Then, get a stamp or sticker in your passport! After you fill your passport, turn it in to receive a goody bag and a chance to win raffle prizes.
TECH INDUSTRY HOSTS & ACTIVITIES
Meet and talk to experts and professionals working with Indiana-based companies. Participate in activities that let you explore what it’s like to work in a hi-tech field.
Some of the activities:
- LEGO activity where you can build a mini two-cylinder engine.
- See 3D printer demonstrations
- Learn computer programming
- See a robot in action and learn about robotics
UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE HOSTS AND ACTIVITIES
Discover how you can transform your curiosity into reality as representatives from Indiana’s colleges and universities show you programs and activities that can help you train and prepare for the future.
Some of the activities:
- Hands on activities with forensic chemistry and forensic biology
- Design, build and test your own slingshot rocket
- Extract the DNA of strawberries
- Learn about the science of colors and how the human eye works
Learn how you can continue developing your skills with great organizations, clubs and workshops.
Some of the activities
CHECK OUT THESE VIDEOS
- Play with holograms and soundwaves
- Learn about game coding
- Drive a robot
- Hands on activities to learn about the density and properties of air
See videos of some of our talented professionals in action:
Takia Easley & LaTisha Englehof, Rolls-Royce
Tiffany White, Rolls-Royce
Robin Fleming, Angie's List
Audrea DiLiberto, Interactive Intelligence
Maria Hult & Karem Montenegro, Roche Diabetes Care
Renuka Sugumar, Roche Diagnostics
Rona Howenstine, OneAmerica
ACTIVITIES TO DO AT HOME
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