STEM Journey 2020 is hands-on STEM activities, a ukulele concert, lecture on “Citizen Science” & a discussion on the history of science and technology from 1620-2020.
About this Event
The public is invited to this free, all-ages event on Saturday March 7, 2020 from 12pm-4pm at Sandwich High School, 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA.
The mission of STEM Journey is to engage, excite and inspire grade K-12 students in Southeastern Massachusetts to pursue a study of and ultimately a career in science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM), through the hands-on STEM-related activities, potential college majors, career paths, and the keynote lectures related to a fulfilling career in STEM. Additionally, STEM Journey seeks to educate the public about educational and technological trends in STEM fields through its exhibition partners, event sponsors and exceptional lectures. The event is FREE but event registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-journey-2020-tickets-94847835429
STEM Journey 2020 will begin in the Sandwich High School auditorium with a delightful concert performed by the Cape Cod Ukulele Club followed by a lecture on Citizen Science delivered by David Sittenfeld from the Museum of Science, Boston. The technical program will conclude with a discussion on the historical aspect of the evolution of maritime science & technology: Mayflower to Smart Devices (1620-2020). Hands-on activities will simultaneously occur for the duration of the event in the cafeteria. John's Dog Wagon will be stationed outside the front door of the high school and will have food for purchase available throughout the event.
This event is a collaborative effort between Sandwich-based company, PID Analyzers, LLC, the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society, the Cape & Islands Council of the Boy Scouts of America and Sandwich STEM Academy.