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10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Cal State Long Beach Mobile Science Museum • Learn about science using a hands-on approach.
  • Solar Observation • Look through a solar telescope to see sun spots. It’s out of this world!
  • Make-A-Quake • Experience an earthquake and take it home with you.
  • Bomb Squad Robot • The O.C. Sheriff’s Department will display this really cool technology.
  • Water Rockets • See rockets in action provided by the IVC Young Engineers Club.
  • Optics Institute of Southern California • Make & take home your own spinning color disk.
  • Mad Science • Hands-on science activities; come make your own slippery slime to take home!
  • Human Brain • Here’s your chance to see a real human brain!


  • 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Mad Science • Get pulled into the fabulous world of FUN-damental physics.
  • 11:30 a.m. - Noon Math Magic • Mathematics is the basis of some of the best magic tricks. Come and learn a few secrets.
  • Noon - 12:45 p.m. Mad Chemists • See and experience chemistry as ever before. You'll say, "WOW"!

    • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Public Viewing of Student Inventions
    • 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Awards Ceremony


    ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS is an invention fair highlighting handmade inventions by school children from the Irvine and Tustin School Districts in kindergarten through eighth grade.The competition was established to promote student interest and learning in math and science. For more information, contact the IVC Foundation Office at (949) 451-5290.


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