LEONARDTOWN, MD – There are a variety of STEM-related programs available to students in St. Mary’s County and the fourth annual Maryland STEM Festival and Expo brings a myriad of STEM related activities, programs and organizations together in one venue. Parents and students can explore the various hands-on activities to help foster their child’s STEM interests.
St. Mary’s County Public Schools is hosting the Maryland STEM Festival and Expo and has arranged to have exhibitors from many local and state agencies, to include Naval Air Station Patuxent River Educational Outreach Office, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Chemistry and Physics Departments, Southern Maryland Astronomical Society, University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and many more.
There will also be opportunities for students to do some hands on learning with demonstrations in robotics, rocketry, and many other fascinating areas of STEM. There truly is something for everyone at the Expo! Students of all ages are encouraged to attend.
The 2018 Maryland STEM Festival and Expo is being held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, Maryland. The Expo runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. There will be food and beverages available for purchase. Come and spend the day at this event.
For more information on the Maryland STEM Festival and Expo, visit marylandstemfestival.org or contact Ms. Denise Mandis at 301-475-5511 ext. 32138 or Mr. Jason Hayes at 301-475-5511 ext. 32116.
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