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The Biggest Open House in Texas: Discover what inspires you at Explore UT's more than 400 activities


Roach Racing, Glowing Scorpions and Cricket Spitting—Oh My! UT’s NSECT (Natural Sciences Entomology Club of Texas), takes participants creeping and crawling into the world of millipedes, tarantulas and scorpions at Explore UT. Photo: Marsha Miller

Four-year-old Tonatiuh Montemayor listens as Dr. Cristina Cabello de Martinez reads a story in Spanish in a presentation called El cuentacuentos cuenta. Photo: Sasha Haagensen

Four-year-old Carly from Austin admires the new paper flower she made at the Fiesta Flowers booth on the South Mall during Explore UT. Photo: Sasha Haagensen

More than 100 busloads of K-12 students came from across the state to participate in Explore UT. Photo: Marsha Miller

Chemistry circus. Photo: Shaun Stewart

Hundreds of participants from the Explore UT "Class of 2005" formed the Living Insignia Star. Photo: Jason Eitelbach

The llama petting zoo at Science Fun Day is an opportunity for Explore UT participants to observe live llamas and talk to their owner about llama husbandry. Photo: Shaun Stewart

Patricio Fernandez, 12, of Porter Middle School, and members of the Travis High School Mariachis perform during Explore UT 2005. Photo: Marsha Miller

Four-year-old Andrea Cisneros watches with anticipation as her mother unfolds her papel picado. Cut-paper art in Mexico goes back to pre-Colombian times. Photo: Sasha Haagensen

Executive Vice President and Provost Sheldon Ekland-Olson reads "Yertle the Turtle," a Dr. Seuss book, during a Seuss Sayers reading on the steps of the East Mall. Photo: Sasha Haagensen

A Boy Scout displays a double hook ’em horns while posing for the Explore UT 2005 star photo. Photo: Shaun Stewart

President Larry R. Faulkner poses with the crowd of hundreds of guests from across Texas who made up the Living Insignia Star. Photo: Shaun Stewart

Explore UT 2005

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Explore UT 2005

Bugs on arm with students watching. Boy listening to story. Girl makes paper flower. Kids departing buses.
Flame in arm. Living Insignia Star. Two girls petting a llama. Boy playing violin.
Girl with cut art paper. Man reading Dr. Seuss. Boyscout and hook 'em horns. President Faulkner with the crowd.
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