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STEM Festival

Friday, May 2

9:30 AM

Briar Cliff University campus

Join us for an entire day at Briar Cliff devoted to teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics to elementary and middle school students from around Siouxland — and making it fun!

The event starts with registration from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Activities include:

  • Kid Wind
  • World in Motion
  • Chemistry Magic Show
  • Nursing Simulation Lab
  • Arthropods Alive!
  • Seeing through a cow's eye
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Computer Programming
  • STEM through the Arts
  • "Sniffy the Rat"
  • Math
  • Brains
  • Computational Thinking
  • Water Rocks
  • Geocaching
  • Animation ACtivity
  • Wind Energy
  • Ecobots
  • Microbiology


What is STEM?

STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. These disciplines are vital for thriving in the 21st century whether managing STEM-based decisions of daily life or pursuing STEM careers.

In today's complex world teachers, students, parents and communities need to understand how the STEM fields are the basis for innovative problem-solving and discovery which are best acquired through exploratory learning and active student engagement.

For more info, visit the Northwest Iowa STEM website »

Contact Julius Fleschner: (712) 279-5451 or