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Calling all makers, techies, gamers and more! THIS IS THE STEAM EVENT YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Journey into Steam at Universal Studios™ Orlando is an exclusive event for middle and high school students, power packed with opportunities to learn, explore and get hands-on with STEAM. Taking place on a Universal Orlando Resort™ soundstage, The STEAM Fair allows you to speak directly to the experts, participate in hands-on activities and discover future career opportunities in emerging industries.

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Included with A Journey into STEAM – Orlando:

    • Interact with STEAM-based companies, a maker community, government agencies and non-profits on a Universal Orlando Resort™ soundstage during the STEAM Fair. They’ll have the opportunity to speak to the experts directly, ask questions and participate in hands-on activities and discover future career opportunities from emerging industries
    • Participate in one Universal Classroom in Motion: STEAM App Series. Using the know-how behind top attractions like Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit™, these programs demonstrate the roles of science, technology, engineering, arts and math in park rides and attractions
    • Attend a keynote address and Q & A highlighting STEAM
    • Short mini-sessions throughout the day from the STEAM Fair experts
    • Receive a 3-day Universal Studios Orlando™ ticket
    • $299 per student* and $249 per adult*

*Pricing does not include transportation to event, hotel or food. Packages can be customized to include these

Friday, November 6th, 2020

Welcome to amazing Universal Studios™ Orlando!  You’ll have a great time in the parks as you explore the rides and attractions.  Out of town guests spending the night may participate in Universal’s Classroom in Motion:  STEAM App Series today.  In addition, homeschool attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to meet and network at a private dinner at the Hard Rock Café!

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

Let’s STEAM ahead with the main event!  Journey into STEAM will get underway on a Universal Orlando Resort™ soundstage.  Here’s what you can expect:

  • Get up close and personal with the YouTube personalities behind Physics Anonymous. Mike and Ryan Wilhelm will set the tone and get you pumped as they inspire, entertain and engage in crazy antics and applications. 
  • Dig in and ask questions of the brilliant minds behind DeltaMakers 3D Printing and Mobilize Rescue Systems– just two of the STEAM-based companies that will be represented.
  • Hang with Podcaster Nick Georgoudiou whose podcast “To A Certain Degree” spotlights entrepreneurs, coders, musicians, community builders, improv artists and more. You may even get a chance to chat with Nick as part of his show!
  • Go behind the scenes as part of Universal’s Classroom in Motion: STEAM App Series.  Find out how science, technology, engineering, arts and math are the foundations of amazing rides like Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit™, Transformers™ and other popular park rides and attractions.  You’ll even get to meet and chat with the LEAD engineer of Skull Island: Reign of Kong™ – Anisha Vyas.  She and Jason Lieffers (Universal horticulturist) have agreed to be part of the excitement while sharing insight and secrets to bringing these crowd pleasers to life!
  • Check out the electric powered go-cart racing team as they show off their science and skills.
  • Connect with your inner theatre buff while the staff at Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts share the many unique career opportunities available in entertainment.
  • Have a blast at Universal Studios Orlando with a 3-day ticket!

In addition to these amazing highlights, you’ll be able to explore careers in 3D printing, robotics, forensics, engineering, horticulture, autonomous vehicles, visual arts and healthcare by interacting with experts in the fields.  There’s so much to do and so much to learn.  These are REAL WORLD experiences with REAL WORLD applications.  It’s a completely comprehensive and unique event designed to encourage your connections with the brightest and best of the STEAM movement.

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Now that you’ve had a chance to go behind the scenes, you’ll see the thrilling rides and attractions of Universal Orlando™ Resort in a whole new way.  Out of town guests may also participate in Universal’s Classroom in Motion:  STEAM App Series today, depending on availability.  It’s a fantastic way to wrap up a fantastic event!