Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018

STEMFest Inspiring WonderDiscover the amazing world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) that shapes our everyday lives at STEMFest 2018 Inspiring Wonder, a Roper Mountain 2nd Saturday event. Roper Mountain Science Center, local engineers and professionals will celebrate all things STEAM with fun-filled hands-on activities for all ages from robots and drones to LEGO bridges and making polymers and much more! STEMFest takes place at Roper Mountain Science Center on February 10th from 9AM to 3PM.

STEMFest 2018 is supported by community partners such as Fluor; “Fluor believes education, primarily in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are a foundational component of preparing students for the 21st century workplace. That is why Fluor supports local efforts, such as Roper Mountain Science Center's STEMFest, that benefit students in the communities where we live and work.” Cheryl Wiggins, Senior Manager of Community Affairs, Fluor. Additionally, the event will include community partners including: ACE Mentor Program of the Upstate, AFL, BMW, Computer Source, Clemson University Emag!ne, Digitize Designs, Drone Racing Supply, ECPI, Fluor, GE, Greenville Drive, Happy Quad Drone Racing, Maker Pipe, Michelin, NEXT High School, Synergy Mill, United Way Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), South Carolina Coalition of Math and Science (SCCMS)/iMagine Upstate, East North Street Academy, Fisher Middle School and the WHHS Generals Robotics Team.

A sampling of STEM events throughout the Day for Families:

STEMFest Saturday hours are 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Admission is: $8 for Teens and Adults (ages 13-59); $7 for children (ages 4-12) and for senior citizens (age 60 and over). Free for children age 3 and under, RMSC members, and school district employees. All events are included in the general admission to the Center.

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