STEM Fest at Dordt College registration opens January 21
Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreachs annual STEM Fest at Dordt College will begin accepting registrations on Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. The 2018 Spring STEM Fest will be held Saturday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Dordt College in Sioux Center.
Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Dordt College Campus Center main entrance, with the program beginning at 9 a.m. A public showcase will be held at 3 p.m. after which youth will be dismissed for the day. Registration fee for STEM Fest is $10 per youth.
We are excited to be offering many new sessions at our upcoming STEM Fest, said Ashley Peters, Osceola County Youth Coordinator with ISU Extension and Outreach and co-coordinator of the event. We have several new partners who will be hosting sessions this year, so were excited to offer many different learning opportunities for local youth.
A Kaleidoscope of Microbes presented by Dordt College
Bees, Bats and Butterflies presented by Iowa Master Gardeners
Biodiversity Bonanza presented by Water Rocks!
Build Your Own Microscope presented by Dordt College
Butter for Your Mutter presented by Western Iowa Dairy Alliance (WIDA) Compound Bow: A New Superheros Tool presented by Dustin Sperlich
Coding with Scratch presented by Dordt College
Colors of Chemistry presented by Dordt College
Crack the Code with Agriculture presented by the Ag Literacy Foundation
Cyclon Eyes: An Arduino Workshop presented by Dordt College
Earth from Space presented by EROS Data Center
Exploding Dots presented by Dordt College
Exploring Nursing presented by Dordt College
Fetal Pig Surgery presented by Dordt College
Food Science presented by Dordt College
Force Factor presented by Albers ATA
Fun with Fossils presented by Sanford Museum
Heart Monitors - Get in the Zone and Hit Your Target
Multiplying Success in Cattle
Ozobot Scavenger Hunt
Physics is Phun
Prairie Fire - Why? How? And What About the Animals?
PrISUm Solar Car: Solar Energy is the Future!
Sound Like A presented
Vet Science and Body Systems
West Point Bridge Designer
Parents must register their child(ren) online and choose their childs first, second and third choice color track which consists of different sessions and activities. Organizers will attempt to honor color track choices, but sessions fill up quickly. No changes to color tracks will happen the day of the event.
Online registration and payment should be completed at https://form.jotform.com/4Hregion1/dordt-stem-fest-2018. Registration will close Feb. 2 or sooner if the maximum of 200 youth is reached prior to that date.
For more information on youth programming in your area, visit www.extension.iastate.edu/enter your county name.