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Boone Campus Hosts Boone Family STEM Festival

Posted 4/5/2019

‚ÄčAre you looking for something fun to do with your kids?  Check out the Boone Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Festival from 9 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, April 13 at the DMACC Boone Campus at 1125 Hancock Drive in Boone.

This free event is open to families with kids of all ages to experience hands-on STEM activities.  There will be robots, LEGO catapults, Elephant toothpaste, extracting DNA, 3D printing, toothpick puzzles, Monarchs, a rainfall simulator, a flame thrower, health discovery and more.

Free water bottles and bags will also be given out.  Here are some of the booths with hands-on activities:

  • Ericson Public Library
  • Iowa 4-H FLEX Mobile  - Virtual Reality
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Cardinal Space Mining
  • Mid-West 3D Solutions
  • Iowa Public Television
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
  • ISU Extension and Outreach Animal Science
  • DMACC Students
  • American Meteorological Society Student Chapter at Iowa State
  • Graduate Society of Women Engineers
  • DMACC STEM Club
  • Boone County 4-H Science & Tech Club
  • Society of Chemistry Undergraduate Majors (SCUM)
  • Des Moines Y Camp
  • Beyer Crop Science
  • Boone County Farm Bureau
  • YMCA Amazing Adventures
  • Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium
  • DMACC Simulation Center
  • Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • DNR - Ledges State Park
  • Iowa State University Computer Science Department Outreach
  • Equipping Math Teachers
  • Ankeny DMACC STEM Club
  • DMACC Biotechnology Program
  • DMACC Physics Students
  • Prairie Rivers of Iowa
  • Lyndsay Baker, DMACC NASA Aerospace Scholars Program
  • DMACC Nursing Club
  • Iowa State University College of Engineering

This event is a partnership between the DMACC Boone Campus, Boone County ISU Extension & Outreach/4-H and the North Central STEM Governor's STEM Advisory Council.

For more information, go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/boone.

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