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Date/Time: January 28, 2023, 1-5pm

Art/Design | Elementary school & under

Little Sun Devil Graduate Photos by GradImages

Get your little Sun Devil ready for their close-up and take mock graduation photos. Put on a cap & gown and have their photo taken by GradImages' professional photographers. FREE digital copies of the photos will be emailed approximately 48 hours after the event.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space Park (CIVIC) Outdoors | Lawn

Health & Wellness | Middle school

Health Simulations

Meet and work with our simulation staff on different experiential learning activities used to train our nursing students.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | 101/103

Health & Wellness | Middle school

Wheel of Wellness

Take a spin on the Wheel of Wellness to win cool prizes.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | Lobby

Humanities | Elementary school & under

Arizona PBS Kids Zone

Join us in the First Amendment Forum for crafts, learning games, book readings and Arizona PBS playing on the big screen. Book readings will take place at 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. This will be a stop on the Build Your Own Press Pass route.

Schedule: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Second Floor | First Amendment Forum

Natural Science | Middle school

Microbes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Explore the microbes that live on you and in you! Learn how they can keep you healthy or make you sick, and investigate the effects of antibiotics on bacterial growth and how bacteria become resistant to them. Learn how to culture microbes safely in the laboratory, and see real microbes magnified over 1000 times their actual size!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 360C

Natural Science | Middle school

Anatomy World!

Explore real human specimens, organs, and plastinates; think “Body Worlds!”

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 383

Health & Wellness | High school & up

CPR Demonstration

Learn how to administer CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | 101/103

Natural Science | Middle school

Anatomage Experience

Come explore ASU's very own virtual dissector. Featured in shows like Grey's Anatomy, this state of the art teaching tool is a 3D anatomy system that allows individuals to see and virtually dissect a human cadaver with the touch of a finger. Come be amazed by this fully interactive life-sized touch screen anatomy experience!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 381

Art/Design | High school & up

Fusion on First-Tour Popular Music and Fashion Studios

Tour the academic spaces in the Fusion on First building. Opened in 2021, the building includes 13 floors of student housing, above a three-story high-tech innovation hub for the arts geared towards academic programs such as popular music and fashion.

Schedule: 1:00 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Fusion on First (FOF) | First Floor | Main lobby

Social Science | Middle school

Watts College Hall of Fun

Join us in the UCENT lobby for a series of different events related to careers in public service including: emergency management, social work, community resources, events, criminal justice, public affairs and more!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | First Floor | Lobby

Humanities | Elementary school & under

Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet

Join Arizona PBS as they welcome Daniel Tiger to ASU Open Door! Daniel Tiger will be available for pictures and guests are invited to make a Daniel Tiger craft. Daniel Tiger will be taking pictures at the following times:

Schedule: 1-1:10, 1:30-1:40, 2-2:10, 2:30-2:40,3-3:10, 3:30-3:40,4-4:10, 4:30-4:40.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) Outdoors | Patio

Natural Science | Middle school

How Safe Is It to Ride a Roller Coaster?

A mini roller coaster lets you see the physics behind these thrilling amusement park rides. Enjoy a few other fun physics activities, including FUN FLY STICKS (levitate incredible metallic-looking shapes), FAKE PIGGY (a 3D image generated using parabolic mirrors), and see LIGHTNING form before your eyes!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 371

Student Life | High school & up

Downtown Phoenix Campus Tour

Special Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sign up to get a student-led tour of the Downtown Phoenix campus! Sign up here: https://visit.asu.edu/schedule. Registered guests will come for the tour early, then attend Open Door from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Post Office (POST) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science | Elementary school & under

Create a Nature Journal

Draw, learn and observe the nature around you. Join us at the ASU library to create your own nature journal. Learn how to record details about animals, shells, flowers and patterns. See items that have been brought from the library’s Naturespace, natural history collection.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Lower Level | Library

Humanities | High school & up

I Can Be A Broadcast Journalist

Go behind the scenes to practice your newscaster skills by reading from a teleprompter and learn how a green screen works to help meteorologists do weather forecasts! This will be a stop on the Build Your Own Press Pass route.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Sixth Floor | Cronkite News Studio

Culture/Language | Elementary school & under

Thunderbird Global Village

Grab a passport and travel the world as you learn about different languages and cultures from Thunderbird students representing their native cultures! Games, toys and activities for kids of all ages.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Thunderbird Global Headquarters Building (TGHB) | First Floor | Haas Digital Global Forum

Health & Wellness | Middle school

Outdoor fun and Games

For middle school students, we will have a few outdoor games including: Giant Jenga, Giant Checkers, and Connect 4. Come join us to give kids a chance to connect and have fun. Cookies and drinks will be available.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Beus Center For Law And Society (BCLS) Outdoors | Plaza

Natural Science | Middle school

Create Matter as a Mad Scientist!

In a matter of seconds, our organic chemists will mix solutions to create industrial-quality nylon threads. They are eager to assist if you would like to make them yourself! Also, explore how large-scale production could contribute to the decline of coral reefs. (Gloves will be provided, no need to worry!)

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 379

Humanities | Elementary school & under

Arizona PBS Blanket Drive

In collaboration with the UMOM New Day Centers, Arizona PBS will be hosting a blanket drive during ASU Open Door. Donation bins will be set up inside the lobby of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. ***New Blankets Only Please***

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | First Floor | Lobby

Health & Wellness | Middle school

Create a Calming Kit

Create your own “calming kit” that includes items for both kids and adults.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) Outdoors | Courtyard

Business | Middle school

Thunderbird Technology Experience

Come learn about and immerse yourself in cutting-edge technology at the new Thunderbird Global Headquarter Building, the most technologically advanced building in Downtown Phoenix. Play with a table-sized tablet and take a souvenir photo in the metaverse!

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Thunderbird Global Headquarters Building (TGHB) | First Floor | 133-135

Humanities | Middle school

Build Your Own Press Pass

Make your way through the different activities at the Cronkite School and receive your very own Press Pass! Pick up your pass on the first floor and work your way to the top of the building collecting stickers along the way. When you get to the 6th floor activities, a lanyard will be waiting for you so you can wear your pass.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science | Middle school

Elephant Toothpaste

Watch a volcano of foam generate right before your eyes! This chemistry experiment, often called “Elephant Toothpaste,” and another called “Lava Lamp” will delight kids and adults alike!

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 379

Humanities | High school & up

I Can Be A Sports Journalist

Meet a local sportscaster and learn about sports journalism summer camps held at the Cronkite school. This will be a stop on the Build Your Own Press Pass route. (Guest appearance based on availability.)

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | Second Floor | Chyron Media Center

Social Science | High school & up

Tour the Grounds

For high school students, we will be offering tours from our student ambassadors to showcase our Law School and answer any questions you might have. There will be a tour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Cookies and drinks will also be available.

Schedule: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Beus Center For Law And Society (BCLS) | First Floor | Plaza

Student Life | Elementary school & under

Robotics Selfies with ASU Prep

What do you want to be when you grow up? ASU Prep can help you picture yourself in a STEM career with AR selfie options like Robotics, Biologist, Astronaut and Scientist among the options. Come take a selfie with us! ASU Prep is a K-12, tuition-free college preparatory school where students Prep for College. Prep for Careers. Prep for Life.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Mall Outdoors |

Natural Science | Middle school

Calling All Forensic Scientists!

Fingerprints, DNA, fibers, footprints, blood splatter...what does this evidence tell us about a crime scene? Learn about the strengths and limitations of various types of forensic evidence. Use your detective skills and analyze evidence to solve mock crime scenarios.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 360B

Health & Wellness | High school & up

Live Well @ ASU Downtown

Stop by the Sun Devil Fitness Complex Downtown to explore how students live well on campus! Sun Devil Fitness and Wellness will be hosting building tours every 30 minutes of our 4-story, 84,000 square foot fitness complex on campus. Come enjoy everything SDFW has to offer from sports to health education and more!

Schedule: 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCD) | Third Floor | Basketball courts

Natural Science | Middle school

Groovy Communication Game Show

Don’t be square, join us for a trip to the groovy 1960s and participate in (or just watch) our version of a far-out old-school TV game show all about how humans communicate in 2023. Test your knowledge on fun facts and some misconceptions! There will be questions designed for children and for adults.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 360

Student Life | Middle school

Visita Guiada Bilingüe (Español/Ingles) | Bilingual (English/Spanish) Guided Campus Tour

Los invitatmos a conocer a ASU através de esta visita guiada en español. Vamos a destacar programas, servicios y actividades que son de interés para nuestros estudiantes hispanos en ASU. | We invite you to come learn about ASU at each campus through this Spanish Guided Tour. We will be highlighting programs, services and activities that are of interest to our Hispanic students at ASU.

Schedule: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Place (TALRPLACE) | First Floor | Taylor Place 130 (Multicultural Communities of Excellence Space)

Student Life | Middle school

Cafecito Con Familia- Downtown Phoenix Campus

Esperamos que puedan acompañarnos mientras damos la bienvenida a nuestras familias al campus y brindamos información sobre los recursos y oportunidades de ASU. Tendremos actividades, antojitos y, por supuesto cafecito en esta recepción familiar. | We hope you can join us as we welcome our families to campus, provide information about ASU resources and opportunities. We will be having activities, snacks, and of course, coffee at this family reception.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Taylor Place (TALRPLACE) | First Floor | Taylor Place 130 (Multicultural Communities of Excellence Space)

Natural Science | Middle school

STEM Across Arizona - Arizona SciTech Festival

Can't get enough STEM excitement? Swing by our table to learn about other awesome (and FREE) STEM events happening around the state this spring. Plus, pick up some free swag and do a fun science activity with our STREET Team! You can also learn about free resources and other ways to get involved in Arizona's STEM Ecosystem for educators, students, STEM professionals, and more.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space Park (CIVIC) Outdoors |

Health & Wellness | Middle school

Build a First Aid Kit

Build your own First Aid Kit that includes items to treat and prevent injuries.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health North (HLTHN) | First Floor | Lobby

Humanities | Middle school

Meet Walter Cronkite

Learn about our namesake, Walter Cronkite and get your picture taken with him. This will be a stop on the Build Your Own Press Pass route.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • Cronkite/8 (CRONK) | First Floor | Lobby

Natural Science | Middle school

Who's Hiding in the Coral Reef?

Search for tropical fish, colorful anemones, feisty crabs, and prickly urchins in our beautiful 175-gallon saltwater aquarium! Interact with marine animals, learn about changes in the reef environment, and explore solutions that address the coral reef decline caused by global warming.

Zone B: Downtown Phoenix • University Center (UCENT) | Third Floor | 375

Health & Wellness | Elementary school & under

Mad Food Science Laboratory

Bring the family and awake your inner foodies at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus. Enjoy fun, food-focused science experiments and reap the delicious rewards. Experiments include making boba, nitro coffee, nitro chocolate milk, flavored marshmallows and more. There will also be a taste test with fruit flavored beverages! You don't want to miss it.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Health South (HLTHS) | First Floor | Instruction Kitchen

Culture/Language | Middle school

¡Dale Play!

Special Hours: 1-4pm

Come and join Spanish for the Professions table to complete a scavenger hunt! Have fun learning Spanish and engaging in this mini adventure. Adults and kids can join us in this and other activities such as the Lotería and more. Come participate or cheer others on. Plus, don't miss the opportunity to learn about our Spanish for the Professions Program. The future is bilingual! Special hours: 1-4 p.m.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space Park (CIVIC) Outdoors |

Student Life | Middle school

Postcard Pictures

Create your first memory with Arizona State University! Come by the Photo Booth and get your picture on an ASU postcard. Keep it handy to help you set, and reach your goals.

Zone A: Downtown Phoenix • Civic Space Park (CIVIC) Outdoors | Civic Space Park

Art/Design | Elementary school & under

Painting Gavels

For elementary students, our table will have wooden gavels to paint and get creative with. Cookies and drinks will be available in the 1st floor outdoor plaza area.

Zone C: Downtown Phoenix • Beus Center For Law And Society (BCLS) Outdoors | Plaza