College and Career Expo

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What's College Like?

Meet faculty who teach in sciences, arts, health care and technology fields.

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Have Fun While Learning

Dozens of demonstrations and hands-on activities.

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Explore Your Future

Participate in hands-on science, math and engineering activities.
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Join Us

800+ parents and kids attended last year's Expo.

Free Event for Students Grades 4-8 and Your Families

Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Avanté Center, Harper College, Palatine
Park in Lot 3 and come to the front door of Avanté (Buildings Z, Y, and X)
View Maps and Directions 

Expo Activities At A Glance

Experiences and Activity Rooms, located in Avanté in Buildings Z, Y, and X. Be sure to sign in for the chance to win an Expo t-shirt. Download Complete Schedule of Activities .PDF

Building X

Harper College Simulation Hospital Tour: 2nd Floor
9 a.m. – Noon Sign-up required

Building Y

Life Science the Building Blocks of Life: Room Y108
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Design and Print Your Own Poster: Room Y128
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Drop-in

Create Print Palette “Cookies”: Room Y128
9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Drop-in

Career Discovery, Grades 4-6: Room Y203-E
9:45–10:45 a.m. Drop-in

Career Discovery, Grades 7 and 8: Room Y203-E
11 a.m.–Noon Drop-in

Design Wtih Google SketchUp: Room Y203-B
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Discover Game Programming: Room Y203-D
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Building Z

Describe the Weather in Spanish and French: Room Z117
9–1 p.m. Every 30 minutes, alternating Spanish and French

Meteorite Madness: Room Z128
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Every 30 minutes

Smart Listening Technology: Room Z129
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Infrared Camera: Room Z129
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Build a House of Cards: Room Z130
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Paper Airplanes: Room Z131
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Lake Zurich HS Robotics Team: Room Z131
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Sedimentation in Rivers and Streams: Room Z132
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Making Fossil Molds: Room Z132
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Every 30 minutes

Discovery of π: Room  Z204
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Towers of Hanoi: Room Z204
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Predator vs. Prey: Room Z204
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Art Detectives: Room Z206
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Pond Life Discovery: Room Z225
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Zoology “Critter” Experience: Room Z227
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Discover Your Senses: Room Z228
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

Origami Workshop: Room  Z229
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

DNA Discovery: Room Z237
9 a.m.–1 p.m. Drop-in

CSI: What’s in that Liquid? Room Z302
11–11:30 a.m. Sign-up required

Make Slime: Room Z312
9 –9:50 a.m. Drop-in

Design an Airbag: Room Z316
10 –10:50 a.m. Drop-in

Harper College is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard

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