The Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival occurred on Thursday, November 8 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Waterloo Convention Center in Waterloo.
The goals of the festival are to promote, inspire and engage youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities and to introduce children and parents to STEM careers. Organizations will present exhibits and hands-on activities for kids pre-K through 12 and their families. Attendees can drive robots, conduct amazing science experiments, and much more! In addition, the festival showcases STEM programs in local schools and offers interactive specialty shows throughout the evening.
Click the link here to see a preview of exhibitors and their STEM activities.
The Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival is a community-wide partnership led by the Northeast Region of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at the University of Northern Iowa, Waterloo Community Schools, Cedar Falls Community School District, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools, Central Rivers AEA, Black Hawk County Extension and Outreach, Grout Museum District, Hawkeye Community College, John Deere, Society of Women Engineers - Cedar Valley Section, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, University of Northern Iowa and Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley.