4/16/19 STEM in Alamance County at Graham High School

STEM in Alamance County at Graham High School
By Jessica Williams, The Times-News 4/16/19    
Reprinted with permission.

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Graham High School will host STEM in Alamance County on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 4:00 - 6:30 p.m., in the science wing. STEM in Alamance County is an official event of the 2019 North Carolina Science Festival presented by the Biogen Foundation. The event will include taking a passport journey to learn about STEM in Alamance County! Participants will experience STEM/STEAM activities led by Graham High School teachers and students, Alamance Community College instructors, as well as LabCorp scientists. Stations will include: virtual reality, augmented reality, hands-on technology (Ozobots, Spheros, 3D printing, LEGO robotics, TI Innovator Rovers Makey-Makey and Robotics), hands-on demonstrations, and art projects in state-of-the-art STEM labs and outdoor learning spaces on Graham High School campus. For more information about the event, contact Valerie Sellars, STEM Specialist.

As an official 2019 North Carolina Science Festival event, STEM in Alamance County is among hundreds of community-based events that are showcasing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities for the citizens of North Carolina. Founded in 2010, the North Carolina Science Festival is the first
statewide science festival in the United States. Through a series of community-based events each April (hosted by schools, colleges, libraries, museums, parks, businesses and other local organizations), the Festival celebrates the economic, educational, and cultural impact of science in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Science Festival is presented by the Biogen Foundation and produced by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For more information, visit www.ncsciencefestival.org.