Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival (STEMFest)
Mark your calendars, STEMFest 2020!
Georgia Southern University hosts STEMFest, an annual science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) festival complete with activities for the entire family.
STEMFest provides exploration stations with hands-on STEM learning activities for elementary, middle and high-school aged children. The event is free and open to the public.
“This year we are excited for STEMFest to be a collaboration of the College of Science and Mathematics (COSM), College of Engineering and Computing (COEC) and the College of Education (COE),” explained Kania Greer, Ed.D., COE’s Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe) coordinator. “The support of these colleges as well as from the University’s Provost Office, is a testament to the importance of STEM involvement and education in Southeast Georgia and the role this annual event plays in introducing P-12 students and their families to STEM experiences.”
The goal of STEMFest is to host an interactive event that gets P-12 students and their parents excited about STEM education. Activities include a driving simulator, launching Alka-Seltzer(R) rockets, archaeology projects, robotics, making ice cream with liquid nitrogen and more.
“We look forward to this event each year, as Georgia Southern students and faculty come together with innovative and exciting ways to demonstrate STEM principles and make learning fun for everyone,” said Greer. “It’s a great way for a family to spend the day having a great time while engaging their minds, and it’s all free!”
Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education
Georgia Southern University
College of Education
275 COE Drive Room 3161
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8013, Statesboro GA 30460
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