(ATLANTIC) A STEM event for all Cass County 4th-8th graders on June 27th will let youth build, explore and discover how strong a table can be if built from newspaper, along with other challenges.
The “STEM Explore” day will be at the Nishna Valley YMCA in Atlantic and will include a variety of hands-on science activities that affect our daily life. Activities include designing a roller coaster using pipe insulation, marbles and cups, and the design and creation of an alarm clock circuit. The “STEM Explore” event will begin at 9:00 AM and be finished by 3:00 PM.
The Nishna Valley YMCA and Cass County Extension staff and volunteers have teamed up for this day of hands-on learning to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This event is free for all interested youth, with lunch, snacks and t-shirts provided, but registration is required by June 25. Registration forms are available at the YMCA, Cass County Extension Office or online at www.extension.iastate.edu/cass. There is a minimum registration of 10 participants and maximum of 50 participants, so don’t delay.