STEM Day summer
workshop set for June
Anne, MD – (May 29, 2014) -- University of Maryland Extension 4-H STEM
educators invite Somerset and Wicomico county youth to one of two one-day workshops
offering fun and informative activities relating to science, technology,
engineering and mathematics. Participants can choose from an event June 23
at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore or June 25 at Christ United
Methodist Church in Salisbury. Both events are from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
“Rise to the Challenge,” the workshop is for youth ages 11-14. Activities
include 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
is $20 per person and includes a mid-morning snack and all educational
materials; registrants will need to pack a bag 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.
more information, contact STEM associate agent Jocelyn Koller at 410-651-7974
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waters Street, agriculture communication specialist, UMES – University of
Maryland Extension, 410-651-6084, email@example.com.