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Free festival allows youth   to explore STEM activities

Apr 23, 2018

Fairfield Community School District and the City of Fairfield have joined with the Southeast Iowa STEM Hub to host its third free STEM festival from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 30 at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.

Community leaders and educators will be hosting hand-on booths to allow students and families to explore the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

he activities are geared to third- through sixth-graders, but all are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Activities will be provided by Agri-Industrial Plastics Company, Cambridge Investment Research Inc., Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Indian Hills Community College, Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store, IHCC Physical Therapist Assistant Program, IHCC Welding Program, Iowa Public Television, Iowa State Bank & Trust Co., Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Jefferson County, Iowa Wind and Solar, Jefferson County Health Center, Jefferson County Sheriff, John Deere, National Advanced Driving Simulator, Southeast Iowa STEM Hub, and USDA-NRCS-FPAC.

Other local sponsors include the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and First National Bank of Fairfield.

For more information about the STEM festival, find the Facebook event at Jefferson County STEM Fest.


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