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SciTech Institute™ is excited to announce the 2021 Arizona SciTech Festival season, marking 10 years of inspiring interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) across Arizona. Arizonans of all ages can enjoy fun and engaging events and activities offered during this annual celebration while building their STEM knowledge.

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In My Neighborhood

MEET TUCSON'S OWN MANDALORIAN
GET TO KNOW A K-9 UNIT
MEET BEAR ESSENTIAL'S ART DIRECTOR
MAKING FAMILY TIME FUN!
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LEARN TO APPRECIATE THE LITTLE THINGS

Kids in the Know

  • GOING ON A STEM ADVENTURE

     In November, we participated in the Arizona STEM Adventure, which was planned by many local organizations.

  • STORY OF A CHRISTMAS TRADITION

    Did you know that Legoland wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for the poinsettiaplant? A poinsettia plant is a small Mexican shrub with large scarlet bracts.

  • GENE EDITING RESEARCHERS EARN NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY

     In 2020, it is easy to overlook other scientific discoveries with COVID-19 totally dominating everyone’s minds. However, on Oct.

Going Places

Movies & TV

  • SPIDER-MAN HAS A COOL NEW VERSE

    “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was released in movie theaters Dec. 14. So far it has gotten good reviews from critics.

  • Class Wins a ‘Wonder’ Screening

    My class won a field trip to go see the movie “Wonder” at Harkins Theater.

  • ‘Ferdinand’ Screenwriter Shares His Story

    David Weiss, screenwriter for the upcoming movie "Ferdinand", shares his story a the Tucson J. 

Sports Beat

  • NEW TUCSON ARENA FOOTBALL TEAM ANNOUNCED

     Southern Arizona has a new football team. On Thursday, Sept. 20, I went to hear the announcement of the new team’s name and logo.

  • Talking Wildcat Sports

     I was very nervous when I arrived at Arizona Stadium. We went through the media elevator to the skybox. The hallways were crowded with journalists running through them.

  • College Football Bowl Time Excitement

    Last year during the college football bowl game season, the UofA Wildcats in the PAC 12 conference played Purdue from the Big 10 conference in the Foster Farms Bowl.