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STEM Day Summer Workshop Set for June  

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Princess 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 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, 410-651-6084,

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