The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance is proud to introduce its newest event: The Inaugural Flight Night Back to School STEM Expo powered by the Tulsa State Fair and Cox Media Group.


Students peer into yellow submarine during 2017 STEM Expo dayThis event is an expansion of the former STEM Exploratorium and is part county fair, part science fair, part job fair and all fun! The Flight Night Back to School STEM Expo will be on Friday, September 14th and will feature more than 50 local businesses, nonprofits and organizations in a series of hands-on, curiosity-driven activities and experiences.

Whether you’re a teacher, a partner, or a family, join us as we ignite students’ passions for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This year’s event will feature two parts: a classroom event from 10 am-1 pm and a family portion from 2-5 pm. We look forward to joining educators, students, and families for a day of STEM fun!


Friday, September 14, 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Classroom event: 10 am-1 pm
Family event: 2 pm-5 pm

Exchange Center at Expo Square
4145 E 21st St., Tulsa, OK 74114

Jaime Christensen
918-779-4910 x200


Bring your 6th – 8th grade students to the Flight Night Back to School STEM Expo to create, learn, and discover STEM professionals through a variety of activities. Each school may bring up to 40 students and lunch will be provided. Each class is invited to enter the Tulsa State Fair Kinetic Sculpture Contest.
Deadline to register is September 7.

Students gather around science experiment

Local businesses and organizations will provide hands-on, interactive activities for your students. Students will be exposed to creative and problem-solving situations with the guide of STEM mentors.
Deadline to register is September 7.

Join us during the Flight Night Back to School STEM Expo for a STEM Shoppe Open House!

  • Collect free classroom supplies.
  • Borrow equipment and other materials.
  • Discover ways to access free curriculum and supplies throughout the school year.

Join us for a day of hands-on fun with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)! 

Kids watch science experiment

The family portion of this event will be from 2 pm-5 pm on Friday, September 14th. No registration is needed for families.

Companies / Organizations:

The purpose of the event is for companies and organizations to provide interactive booths to showcase potential STEM careers to students in a fun, hands-on way

A range of industries may be showcased such as engineering, design, manufacturing, and more. With your help, we can show students what their possible future career could look like!
Deadline to register is September 3.

Example Hands-on Activities




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We need volunteers to help with set up, registration and break down of the event. If you’re interested in donating a couple of hours to help STEM education in Tulsa, please contact us!
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Event Zones:
Aerospace Hangar

CS Hack

Design Lab

Energy Field
  • Emerson
  • TD Williamson
  • Williams

Health Zone presented by Community Care College

Maker Space presented by Oklahoma Technical College
  • Nabolz
  • Selser Schaefer
  • Tulsa Glassblowing School

Sports Arena


Storm Chasers

Dr Jeff Longs Children and Family Eye Care
Town Square presented by  Dr. Jeff Long’s Children & Family Eye Care

  • City of Tulsa
  • Oklahoma Aquarium
  • QuickTrip
  • Tulsa County Sherrif’s Office
  • Tulsa Fire Department

Wild Side

Interested in sponsoring an event zone? Please contact Cox Media Group for more information!

Enter the Tulsa State Kinetic Sculpture Contest to win up to $300 for your classroom!

Presented by the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, Tulsa State Fair, and Cox Media Group

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