iMAGINE Exhibitors

iMAGINE Upstate Exhibitors

Experience STEAM in the Streets with hands-on learning, interactive activities and live demonstrations from more than 70 exhibitors. All activities are free, and aim to inspire students to iMAGINE their future.

Create tape cast made from 3M tape at the Greenville plant and learn the major factors that determine the perception of an object's color.
4-H Science on the Move
Engage in a hands-on learning experience, including coding, robotics, green screening and stop motion animation.
Learn all about optical fibers through three different experiences.
AJ Whittenburg Elementary School of Engineering
Make your own rocket and then launch it in this fun, interactive area.
Lucid Dream VR Powered by Betabox Labs features an intro to Room-Scale Virtual Reality in 30 min presentations
BMW Manufacturing
Get an up-close-and-personal view of some of the high tech vehicles being manufactured at BMW.
Bob Jones Academy - Elementary Tech Club
Brain Balance
Compete in fine motor races to see who can fill a fine motor board with pegs faster. In addition, enjoy a variety of games and prizes as part of the discussion about how the brain works
Brain Refocus
Watch how a brainwave controlled helicopter rises and falls. Learn how the brain and each of the primary lobes function through interactive brain models and puzzles.
Bricks 4 Kidz
Get creative with hands-on STEAM activities for children of all ages, including stacking contests, mosaic building and spin art.
Children's Museum of the Upstate
Christ Church Episcopal School
Engage in hands-on chemistry, art and physics experiments conducted by students. Sample food grown in their class tower garden, test skills with a Kinect/Scratch demo and see student-programmed Bee-Bots and Hummingbird Robots.
Clemson DEN
Learn more about the design thinking methodology and see the process through which entrepreneurs turn a purely conceptual idea into a multimillion-dollar business.
CLemson Formula SAE
Clemson University Life Sciences Outreach Center,Learn all about polymers (in plastics and life), crime scene analysis, gravity, rockets and other amazing scientific principles. Also, learn about the center's other outreach activities, including summer science camps and Science on Tap.
Cyber Academy of South Carolina
STEM lessons for festival attendees, including how to build a Scribble
Launchi a Marshmallow Catapult and enjoy a DNA LEGO STEM demonstration!
DRUM Percussion Studio
Explore a hands-on experience with percussion instruments while learning about the science, math, engineering and technology that is behind the creation of sound. There will be five stations setup for students.
Duke Energy
Attendees will see firsthand the generation of power with hand crank generators, learn about the upcoming solar eclipse and receive viewing glasses, plus experience hair raising excitement with the van de graaff generator.
East North Street Academy
Stop by the STEAM/SPLASH exhibit and explore three interactive stations: The Noodle Builder Maker Space Station, the Photo Booth using Green Screen App and iPads and the Water Exploration Pool. Learn to use your imagination with items you have around you to plan, design and create something spectacular, at a minimal cost.
ECPI University
See and engage with VEX ROBOTICS, which is one of the fastest growing robotics program for middle school and high school students.
Enhanced Living Chiropractic
Receive a free spinal screening and see results the same day. Fun coloring educational sheets will be available for children
Entech 281
Engage with a robot and explore STEM and the different careers offered in those fields.
FELTasatic Fashion
Discover and learn about both the traditional ancient and modern felting techniques. Watch as wool fibers are turned into seamless pieces of felt fabric or solid wool sculptures onsite.
FIRST Robotics Team 283
FIRST Robotics Team Flash 1319
Watch as the team demonstrates one of their custom built robots and discusses opportunities for high school students to join the program. Visitors will have the opportunity to operate the robot.
Fisher Middle School
Students will be exposed to the LEGO EV3 materials and its various abilities. In addition, they will have the opportunity to demonstrate different builds and designs that are capable.
Five Oaks Academy
Learn all about weather and see it in real-time. Five Oaks Academy is an official WeatherBug station in the Upstate.
Come to the Fluor tent to make polymers, build bridges, assemble electric circuits and see how real-life construction equipment operates!
FRC Team 343 Metal in Motion
Watch robots stack totes and shoot balls. Robots will be on display from previous year's robotics competitions.
Make a volcano erupt, meet our robots, check out the 3D printers and scanner, and design your own wind blade!
Goodwill Industries of the Upstate/Midlands
Learn about the culminating project entitled Hidden Figures of the Upstate, which recognizes the major contributions of local minorities and females in the STEM community. The student created display is inspired by the film Hidden Figures and will based on personal discussions and historical research of local STEM professionals
Greater Greenville Sanitation Waste Lab
Engage with the team to learn more about food waste diversion, the importance of recycling organic materials and the science behind plants and natural decomposers such as worms, bacteria, and fungi. Participants get an overview to the global food waste problem and solutions to make a difference in their local communities.
Greenville Civil Air Patrol
Learn the three missions of CAP with a particular emphasis on Aerospace Education, and an opportunity to engage in hands on drone flight simulator training.
Greenville County Soil & Water Conservation District
What happens to a rain drop that falls in Greenville? This interactive exhibit will teach participants all about the waterways and watersheds of Greenville and beyond.
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Join in for a game of street hockey with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits team!
Greenville Technical College
Use robotic arms to move objects and try your hand at circuitry. Walk through the ambulance simulator and learn about CPR through hands-on demos. Play games and spin the wheel to win prizes.
Happy Quads FPV/Multi GP Drone Racing
Watch as drone racing members do exhibition racing and drone acrobatics at Fluor Field.
K12 Inc.
Launch marshmallows from a cataput and build your own Scribble Bot. Each participant will receive an at home starter kit to continue the learning at home with a STEAM activity.
Lockheed Martin
Learn the four forces of flight and test your airplane making skills. Participants will receive a F-35 Fighter Jet template to assemble and fly during the paper airplane contest.
Mathnasium of Greenville Five Forks
Come to the Mathnasium tent to play fun math games and win cool prizes! Spin the Wheel, XXL Jenga, give the closest estimation and WIN the whole jar! Have your picture made with Ace, the A+ Mascot, and post your pics to Facebook. Register to win a summer enrollment package worth over $500!
Meyer Tool Inc
Explore STEAM through an interactive digital experience and learn how it impacts everyday life.
Michelin North America
Michelin Make Stage
iMAGINE Upstate is excited to present The Science of Sound Stage as a part of the MAKE Experience sponsored by Michelin North America. The stage is designed to showcase the dynamism of the arts inherent in STEAM while providing engaging, entertaining and hands-on learning activities for festival attendees. The experience will feature performances from Upstate bands and school groups as well as a Make Your Own Music activity.
Mill Village Farms
Learn the proper way of cultivating seedlings and engage with hands-on planting activities and best growth practices for growing and expanding gardens. Students will leave with their seedlings and their own innovative ideas of how to inspire others to start their own indoor garden.
NEXT High School
Experience the i3 (Interest, Inquiry, Impact) process. Participants will brainstorm ideas, create low resolution prototypes and pitch their design solutions.
Redonkulary! THe Game of imag-ilar-ious Words!
Meet local game inventor Kristin Miller Burrell, walk through the steps of the creative process, learn how to bring a product to market and have the opportunity to create your own own game! Students will have a blast playing Redonkulary® while engaging in a STEAM-inspired learning experience!
Roper Mountain Science Center
Experience the world of science and technology with animals, physics and the stars! Use infrared technology to discover the wonders of cold-blooded vs. hot-blooded animals, take a look at our star (the sun!) through special viewers and challenge your inner engineer with our butterfly balance design challenge.
Save Our Saluda
Engage in two interactive stations to learn the concept of a watershed, land use, runoff and water quality, aquatic life and tools for stream assessment. Watch live demonstrations of aquatic macroinvertebrates, which are the canaries of our streams and rivers that can tell us about water quality and habitat conditions.
SC Governor's School for Science and Mathematics
Play soccer with mBots on a raised platform and interact with robots that have been programmed by students.
SC Virtual Charter School
Experience STEM activities, including Scribble Bots and watch a LEGO bridge demonstration. Attendees can take home step-by-step build instructions.
Sevier Middle School
Festival-goers will use 3D pens to create a design and take that design home with them. Watch a robotics team with their robots and learn how to operate them!
South Carolina Robotics Education Foundation
South Carolina State Museum
Engage in hands-on engineering and interactive maker activities that include wind tunnels, marble machines and soda city bubble trouble.
STEAM Tech Teams
See 3D printers in action, view 3D printed prosthetic hands, use a drone flight simulator and fly drones as well as learn about how a computer really works and biomolecules
Sylvan Learning Center
Tinker with robots, learn about game design and coding, and discover new problem solving skills through a variety of reading and math enrichment activities that are fun, interactive, and engaging!
Synergy Mill
Come see a demonstration of some manual hand tools and battery powered tools like drills with socket wrenches as well as a 3d printing and some interactive electronic circuit assembly.
Teach for America South Carolina
Stop by the paper helicopter lab, where students will make a paper helicopter and change things about their designs to make it fall differently.
The Bridge Tech
TUMBLEBUS Greenville
Experience a kids' gym on wheels! The TUMBLEBUS is an interactive children’s education and fitness fun program for children 18 months through 6 years old that takes place in a custom-built mobile facility
Upstate SC STEM Collaborative
Come tinker with us! Stop by for hands-on STEAM activities such as turning ordinary bowls into robots and paper & straws into flying machines!
Upstate SC Youth Aviators Association (USCYAA)
Join USCYAA (the Upstate SC Youth Aviators Association) for a hands-on demonstration of how technology is integrated into RC (Radio Controlled) aviation. Demonstrations include First-Person View (FPV) setups on autonomous aircraft and drones, RC aircraft builds and electronics setups, various flight control system how-tos, and live micro drone flight demonstrations. USCYAA is a gateway for students interested in all facets of aviation to realistically become involved.
USGBC South Carolina
Westview Middle School - STEMS
Join the team for an engaging and hands-on experience for participants. Help build a robot for the future and drive and innovate robots to accomplish tasks. In addition, get healthy through student-created interactive games!
WYNIT Distribution
Experience 3D Printing and engage in a virtual reality experience.