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Dordt College and Iowa State University Extension 4H and Youth Programs present “STEM Fest”

January 16, 2014

Announcing “STEM Fest” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) hosted by Dordt College and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach 4H and Youth Programs for youth ages 9 to 14, grades 4th to 8th, on Saturday, February 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take part in the “STEM-ulating” day in the Dordt College Science and Technology Center. 

The event will feature fun-filled, mind-blowing, STEM-ulating activities to help area youth experience the exciting applications of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Participants also have the opportunity to watch presentations from area FIRST® LEGO® League teams.

Registration is from 8:45 to 9 a.m. with sessions starting at 9 a.m. Participants choose a color track during registration, selecting activities for four sessions. There are many topics to choose from including: Colors of Chemistry, Science of Music, Planet Hunter, Prairie Patrol, Creatures from the Pond, Food Science and Animal Anatomy, Electronics Lab, WP Bridge Designer, Computer Science Unplugged, and Engineer Student Design and Contest Projects.

Participants should bring $10 for lunch at the college food service. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided.

The deadline to register is Friday, February 14. Please contact your local ISU Extension youth coordinator for a brochure and registration form:

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