Calumet County STEAMfest: Oct. 17-19, 2019
- First published on 06 October 2019 Posted in District News
Would you like to attend Calumet County STEAMfest? https://wisconsinsciencefest.org/event/calumet-county-steamfest/ The Chilton Public Library, Brillion Public Library, New Holstein Public Library, along with Chilton & New Holstein Schools are planning events for the whole county, October 17-19, 2019. Our event will take place at the CMS Gym at 3:30-5:30 pm on Thursday, October 17. Brillion Public Library will host their event from 4:00-5:30 pm on Friday, October 18. New Holstein Public Library will host their event on Saturday, October 19 from 10:30 am -12:30 pm. Other events in our area this weekend include Cave Tours at Ledge View Nature Center: https://wisconsinsciencefest.org/event/halloween-candlelight-cave-tours/2019-10-18/
We are trying to interest students in STEAM careers: science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Our event is being coordinated with Wisconsin Science Fest.
We will begin at 3:30 in the CMS Gym with a talk from UW-Madison professor David Baum. Dr. Baum will tell us all about baobab trees.
https://badgertalks.wisc.edu/speaker/david-baum/ Then attendees will visit various tables & displays. So far we have:
S – pumpkin slime, bathbombs
T – robots, VR tour of Madagascar, CyberSecurity/Password
E – Keva plank challenge, toothpick towers
A – create a cardboard tube baobab tree, color blending
M – math maze
These events are free to the public, Attend one, attend all.