STEM Day Summer Workshop Set for June
Anne, MD – (April 23, 2014) -- University of Maryland Extension 4-H STEM educators invite Somerset and Wicomico county youth
to participate in a one-day workshop that offers fun and informative activities
relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics on Monday, June
23, at UMES or Wednesday, June 25, at Christ United Methodist Church in
Salisbury. Both events will start at 9 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
The STEM Day Summer Workshop, titled “Rise to the
Challenge,” is reserved for youth ages 11-14. Planned activities for the day will
expose the youth to skyscraper history as well as the basic design principles behind
their success; ballooning history, principles of flight and how balloons are used to investigate scientific problems; the mighty microbes in bread that facilitate it’s rising; and
the big things happening in the world of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Registration fees are set at $20 per person and
include a mid-morning snack and all educational materials; registrants will
need to pack a sack lunch that does not require refrigeration. To register online, visit www.umes.edu/1890-mce.
Once registration is complete, a packet will be mailed that must be brought to
the session. Scholarships and multiple student family discounts are available.
For more information, contact STEM Associate Agent
Jocelyn Koller at 410-651-7974 or by email at
Suzanne Waters Street,
agriculture communication specialist, UMES – University of Maryland Extension,