STEM is about learning, investigation and career readiness…but, in Northeast Iowa, it is also about FUN!
The Northeast Regional Hub partners with local community leaders and educators to host five annual Family STEM Festivals. Exhibitors from throughout Iowa spark student and parent interest with hands-on learning ranging from driving robots and trying virtual welding to testing chemical reactions and flying flight simulators. Each festival is quickly becoming a community-wide, must attend event!
Organized lilke a street festival or county fair, visitors stroll from activity to activity at their leisure. This awe-inspiring day will feature compelling, educational and entertaining activities, performances and exhibits to boost children's interest in STEM.
2016-2017 Family STEM Festivals:
October 20, 2016 - Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival (Oelwein)
November 10, 2016 - Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival
April 2017 - Northeast Iowa Family STEM Festival (Calmar)
April 22, 2017 - Dubuque Area Family STEM Festival