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Space Exploration: From Science Fiction to the Texas Spacecraft Laboratory
11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Travel to space with a Hot Science-Cool Talks lecture by Dr. Glenn Lightsey from the Texas Spacecraft Lab. Learn how space exploration actually happens versus what is seen in science fiction. Learn about exciting spacecraft discoveries made here at UT.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Jackson School of Geosciences Lecture All Ages SAC 1.402, Auditorium
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Design to Part: Traditional Versus Innovative Manufacturing
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
This presentation and demonstration will show the concurrent engineering design model used in engineering design graphics courses; focusing on materials, traditional subtractive processes, and the revolution to additive manufacturing.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Lecture All Ages ETC 3.142
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Design to Part: Traditional Versus Innovative Manufacturing
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
This presentation and demonstration will show the concurrent engineering design model used in engineering design graphics courses; focusing on materials, traditional subtractive processes, and the revolution to additive manufacturing.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Lecture All Ages ETC 3.142
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Travel into Space: Blast off from the TACC Visualization Laboratory
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Explore the stars and planets in this cutting-edge science and technology launch pad within the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Join us for activities that show how computers and simulations are powering discoveries on Earth and across the galaxy.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages POB 2.404A, Visualization Laboratory
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Travel into Space: Blast off from the TACC Visualization Laboratory
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Explore the stars and planets in this cutting-edge science and technology launch pad within the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Join us for activities that show how computers and simulations are powering discoveries on Earth and across the galaxy.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages POB 2.404A, Visualization Laboratory
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Travel into Space: Blast off from the TACC Visualization Laboratory
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Explore the stars and planets in this cutting-edge science and technology launch pad within the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Join us for activities that show how computers and simulations are powering discoveries on Earth and across the galaxy.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages POB 2.404A, Visualization Laboratory
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Travel into Space: Blast off from the TACC Visualization Laboratory
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Explore the stars and planets in this cutting-edge science and technology launch pad within the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Join us for activities that show how computers and simulations are powering discoveries on Earth and across the galaxy.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages POB 2.404A, Visualization Laboratory
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Travel into Space: Blast off from the TACC Visualization Laboratory
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Explore the stars and planets in this cutting-edge science and technology launch pad within the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Join us for activities that show how computers and simulations are powering discoveries on Earth and across the galaxy.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Texas Advanced Computing Center Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages POB 2.404A, Visualization Laboratory
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Clean Energy for a Cleaner Tomorrow
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
The world has a growing need for clean energy. This lecture by Professor Arumugam Manthiram examines alternative, sustainable and clean energy technologies as well as cutting-edge research efforts in fuel cells and high-energy density batteries.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Lecture All Ages ETC 9.130
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Clean Energy for a Cleaner Tomorrow
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
The world has a growing need for clean energy. This lecture by Professor Arumugam Manthiram examines alternative, sustainable and clean energy technologies as well as cutting-edge research efforts in fuel cells and high-energy density batteries.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Lecture All Ages ETC 9.130
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Discovering Engineering Through the Mechanical Dissection of Toys
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Discover engineering principles and how to apply them to a new design problem by the mechanical dissection and reverse engineering of toys. The session is 1 hour, 40 minutes in duration and will accommodate a maximum of 60 persons.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages ETC 2.136
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Discovering Engineering Through the Mechanical Dissection of Toys
12:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Discover engineering principles and how to apply them to a new design problem by the mechanical dissection and reverse engineering of toys. The session is 1 hour, 40 minutes in duration and will accommodate a maximum of 60 persons.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages ETC 2.136
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Slavadillo Ensemble
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
The Slavadillo ensemble will perform Slavic music and songs on authentic instruments from Russia and Eastern Europe. The performers will discuss the songs and instruments during the concert.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Performance All Ages MEZ 1.306
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Learn the Russian Alphabet in 30 Minutes or Less
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Learn the Russian alphabet and how to read simple texts in 30 minutes. You will learn ways to become comfortable with the Cyrillic alphabet and be able to read menus, signs and maps in Russian after one session with Russian language specialists.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages PAR 103
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Learn the Russian Alphabet in 30 Minutes or Less
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Learn the Russian alphabet and how to read simple texts in 30 minutes. You will learn ways to become comfortable with the Cyrillic alphabet and be able to read menus, signs and maps in Russian after one session with Russian language specialists.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages PAR 103
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Medieval Book Craft for Children
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Dr. Cheryl Kaufman will introduce the processes and materials used to produce books in the Middle Ages. Learn how books were made before the introduction of the printing press and create your own little "medieval" book.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Hands-on Activity / Interactive All Ages PAR 203
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Automotive Engineering: Intercollegiate Racing for Enhanced Engineering Education
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Take a look at cars students in the Society of Automotive Engineers engineered and fabricated for intercollegiate competitions. Student teams, each working on different projects, will discuss their work.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Mechanical Tour All Ages ETC North Parking Lot
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Austin Independent School District (AISD) 5th Grade Volleyball Play Day
11:00 AM - 4:40 PM
Watch 1,200 AISD 5th graders in 120 volleyball teams learn and have fun at clinics and in team play. Partners include Austin Association for Physical Education & Recreation, KIN Club, Dept. of Kinesiology & Health Education, Rec Sports and UT Athletics.
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Education Performance All Ages RSC Gymnasium
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The Magic of Producing Petroleum
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Have you ever wondered how petroleum is found and brought to the surface for processing? This demonstration and lecture by Professor Larry Lake provides a glimpse of the magic and expertise involved.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Lecture All Ages CPE 2.210
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The Magic of Producing Petroleum
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Have you ever wondered how petroleum is found and brought to the surface for processing? This demonstration and lecture by Professor Larry Lake provides a glimpse of the magic and expertise involved.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Lecture All Ages CPE 2.210
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The Magic of Producing Petroleum
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Have you ever wondered how petroleum is found and brought to the surface for processing? This demonstration and lecture by Professor Larry Lake provides a glimpse of the magic and expertise involved.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Lecture All Ages CPE 2.210
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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Jump down the rabbit hole but don’t be late for this very important date with Professor of English Jerry Bump and his students. They will perform selections from "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass."
Area Event Type Audience Location
College of Liberal Arts Performance All Ages CAL 100
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UT Austin’s Pumping Oil Well
11:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Ever wonder how oil gets to the surface of the ground from miles deep in the Earth? Professor Paul Bommer will lead a tour from the surface to under ground using a three-story model of an oil-producing well with a transparent pipe and pump.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Tour All Ages CPE 2.500
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UT Austin’s Pumping Oil Well
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM
Ever wonder how oil gets to the surface of the ground from miles deep in the Earth? Professor Paul Bommer will lead a tour from the surface to under ground using a three-story model of an oil-producing well with a transparent pipe and pump.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Tour All Ages CPE 2.500
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UT Austin’s Pumping Oil Well
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Ever wonder how oil gets to the surface of the ground from miles deep in the Earth? Professor Paul Bommer will lead a tour from the surface to under ground using a three-story model of an oil-producing well with a transparent pipe and pump.
Area Event Type Audience Location
Cockrell School of Engineering: Petroleum and Geosystems Tour All Ages CPE 2.500
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