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Wabash Valley Maker's Fest 2018

Wabash Valley Maker's Fest Planning Committee and Purdue Extension-Sullivan County
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Feb 10 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Join us for a dynamic day of fun and education as we present STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Mathematics) innovations. This conference is for students Kindergarten and up, high school students thinking of a career in a STEAM field, educators (6 PGPs) wanting to include STEAM in their classroom, and community members who are curious about how STEAM innovations in the classroom can impact a community.

Attendees can engage in exciting presentations and hands on experimentation by members of EdTech Heroes, Purdue University, Indiana State School of Technology, and many more.

Enjoy lunch on us; fly a drone; discover STEAM activities and toys for home; plug into STEAM careers available in our community; see some of the newest technologies being used in classrooms; and learn about the largest growing career fields in the US. Your child could walk away with a great STEAM-related door prize at the end. Don't miss the chance to participate in this exciting opportunity for our community!

Sessions include but not limited to:

*Breakout EDU game: Think Escape Room

*How to Train Your Robot

*Let Your Art Shine - Illuminate Your Illustration with Simple Circuits

*How to Choose a College Major (Career Assessment quiz and exploration)

*Play with Drones

*Science Fun w/ Household Items

*Hands-on Biotechnology

*Sphero Squad

*Robotics

*Bobblehead 3-D Printing

*Small Farms: Making a Dream into a Reality

*Creating Next Years Logo-A Crash Course

*Engaging Coders w/ Spheros

*Slingshot Rockets: Build, Launch, Keep

*STEM of Sound: Blending Music w/ Engineering

*Opportunities in Agriculture w/ a Seed Genetics Specialists

*LEARN like a Student: Using Apps that are Fun and Educational

*Virtual and Augmented Sandbox: Lets Learn and Play!

*Edible Engineering

*Fun with Bubbles

*Science Demonstrations ALL DAY

*Virtual Reality Headset



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