October STEM Saturdays continue to stimulate young minds

(10-02-2013)

Adams State University and Title V STEM Saturdays include sessions on mathematics, robots, and fossils. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Programs free interactive sessions are open to the public and will stimulate the imagination and curiosity of students. All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind.

George Sellman, assistant professor of computer science, workshop "Robotics and Interactive Art with Sensors and Arduinos," is from 9 a.m. until noon, October 12, in Porter Hall room 135. The workshop is appropriate for grades 6-12.

On October 12, from 9 a.m. until noon, in Porter Hall room 125 - Lyle Carbutt, adjunct instructor of biology and earth science, will lead the session "Fossil ID: What is That Ancient Dead Thing?," for grades 4-8.

On October 26, Dr. Steve Aldrich, professor of mathematics, will host the workshop "Mathematics: Games and Beauty," 9 a.m. until noon in Porter Hall room 135. The session is appropriate for grades 5-8.

For more information or reservations, contact Cindy Bervig, STEM outreach coordinator, at 719-587-7586.