Expo introduces students to science, technology
By Shondiin Silversmith
BLANDING, Utah, April 24, 2014
(Times photos - Shondoin Silversmith)
"We know there are not enough kids interested in these areas where jobs are building," said Georgiana Kennedy Simpson, coordinator of the STEAM Maker Expo at the university on April 11 and 12.
"It's really how does this relate to real life," Simpson said. "We are the local educator. We are educating in an area that is 40,000 square miles. If you want to be able to start at a place that's very dedicated to the success of you and developing you for careers that can actually give you a good job. This is a place you can come and accomplish it."
They had activities for kids to explore like slime making, clay making, summitry with nature and rocket building, but they also made it educational and presented the chemistry of ceramics and slime.
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