Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts STEM Day for ages 8-17 years this Saturday


Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts STEM Day for ages 8-17 years this Saturday

PUEBLO – Children ages 8-17 will have the opportunity to enter a variety of competitions as they explore science, technology, engineering, and math this Saturday at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

CSU-Pueblo’s Department of Engineering, along with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo, and the CSU-Pueblo Medical Science Society, will host the 10th annual STEM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Saturday April 16.  Initially established for the Boys and Girls Club, the event is now open to everyone. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. All supplies for the competition will be provided.

Registration begins at 9:15 a.m. in the Life Sciences Lobby on the CSU-Pueblo campus with a chemistry magic show to begin at 9:30 p.m. At 10:30 a.m., five, 20-minute demonstration sessions will cover topics ranging from fossil dig, lava lamp density, fun with germs, slime polymers, respiratory system, nursing simulation, to solar power, robotics, and rockets.

Lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. courtesy of the Boys and Girls Clubs. From 1-3 p.m., participants can build a device to keep a raw egg from breaking when dropped from a 25-foot height in the Egg Drop Contest. Medals will be awarded to the top three places.
 
 For more information, contact Becky Medina at 719-564-0055 or beckym@bgcpueblo.org.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.