Thousands Attend Largest Science Festival in the Nation

An estimated 350,000 people will head to the Washington Convention Center in downtown D.C. this weekend for the U.S.A. Science and Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the country. Check out pictures of some of the exhibits below!

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A robotic jellyfish by Festo caught the eye of many attending the festival.
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Children play with an interactive screen at the NASA exhibit.
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People are pictured outside the NASA booth.
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Thousands attended the festival Saturday afternoon. The free event is also open all day Sunday.
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A girl wears a virtual reality headset at the Bowie State University booth.
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One company at the festival demonstrates how it captures rainwater to use in areas affected by drought.
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Two local high school students help out at a booth for the 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C.
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