Science, technology, engineering, arts and math take the spotlight on National STEAM Day Nov. 8.
The Maricopa Ak-Chin STEAM Foundation will feature STEAM-related, hands-on demonstrations for the whole family from 4-7 p.m. at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center. The event is sponsored by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors.
Santa Rosa and Saddleback elementary schools will demonstrate engineering activities. There will also be coding, virtual reality, 3D printing and STEAM in art. Business and college organizations will offer STEAM exhibits and activities, too.
STEAM Day is supported by the Arizona SciTech Festival, which will have Street Team members leading and showcasing the “STEMonstrations.” Come meet the newest chief science officers from Maricopa, Pinal County and Arizona.
The STEAM Foundation’s goal is to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s workforce by increasing kids’ opportunities for engagement and awareness of STEAM-related disciplines.
IF YOU GO
What: STEAM Day
When: Nov. 8, 4-7 p.m.
Where: UltraStar Multi-tainment Center, 16000 N. Maricopa Road
How much: Free
Info: Dan Miller, President/CEO, Maricopa Ak-Chin STEAM Foundation, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org, 520-840-3727
Donna Jagielski, Technology Integration specialist, MUSD, email@example.com, 520-568-5100 ext. 1086.
This item appears in the November issue of InMaricopa.