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Chemistry demonstration at USF Engineering Expo
Engineering Expo
USF brought the world of 'STEM' - science, technology, engineering and math - to life at the 41st Annual Engineering Expo. University Beat on WUSF TV was among the over 20-thousand people who attended the two-day Expo and took in some of the nearly 100 different interactive exhibits.

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USF Engineering students launch water rockets for younger students at USF Engineering Expo
Engineering Expo

Almost 20-thousand high school, middle school and elementary students attended the recent USF Engineering Expo. The Expo featured dozens of exhibitions (including a 10 foot tall musical Tesla coil!) designed to get young people interested in the STEM fields. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to the Expo and introduces you to some of the USF Engineering students who shared their love of science and technology.

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USF X-Labs' 10-foot tall dual-resonant solid-state Tesla coil plays the Super Mario Brothers theme song in a demonstration a few days before the USF Engineering Expo.

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