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Ozark STEM

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)


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Workshop: Exploring Engineering
Discussion and hands on activity to explore the many different engineering career paths. Presented by the University of Arkansas College of Engineering. Targeted for students age 8 - 19 and parents.
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Workshop: Building a FLL Team
If the thought of ever starting or mentoring a First Lego League robotics team interested or scared you this is the workshop for you! Hear from two of the premier FLL coaches in the nation on what it takes to build and run a successful program. Presented by the Younglings. Targeted for adults and mentors (age 14+).
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Workshop: The Amazing World of 3-D Printing
3-D printing is changing the world we live in and creates amazing new opportunities. Take an in depth look at this world of 3-D printing and build your own 3-D creations in this special 2 hour workshop with the NWACC EMPACTS team. Learn how to start with an idea and produce a 3D printed object. A two-hour session on 3D design in Google Sketch-up, and its application in the 3D printing process. Targeted for students 9-19
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Workshop: 4-H and Hands on STEM
4-H has been working with youth in the STEM fields since 1902. Learn more about some of the exciting 4-H STEM programs in NWA including animal sciences, 3-D printing, robotics, computer engineering, filmmaking, and National Youth Science Day. Presented by Benton County 4-H. Targeted for students age 7 - 19 and parents.
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Workshop: Faster Arkansas
FASTERArkansas knows that by increasing access to high-speed internet we will reduce cost for schools and taxpayers and strengthen our economy by ensuring the high paying, new-tech jobs of tomorrow are created in Arkansas. Hear from the Walton Foundation, Bentonville education leader and STEM on why they are asking the Arkansas State Legislature for a FASTERArkansas for all kids.
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Competition: Tin Car Racer
Race a tin car racer and explore the forces of momentum and equilibrium.
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Competition: Egg Drop
Test your knowledge of physics and build protection for your egg to stand a drop from 6 M. Will your vehicle make it through the drop or will your eggs be scrambled ?
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Competition: Robotics Challenge
This challenge is open to students using any type of robotics kit and provides an opportunity to demonstrate knowledge of robotics and programming. Fore more details check out the rules at
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Event Details

The STEMPOSIUM is an interactive event for parents, students, teachers, and community members to learn more about the incredible STEM opportunities in Northwest Arkansas. This event combines hands on demonstrations, workshops, competitions, and informational booths into one afternoon of exploration.  This year’s event already has a number of great STEM organizations including FIRST robotics, Amazeum, Northwest Arkansas Community College,  Benton County 4-H, and the University of Arkansas. STEMPOSIUM 2014 will be held August 23rd at the Shewmaker Center at Northwest Arkansas Community College. More Info at

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When & Where

Shewmaker Center
1000 SE Eagle Way
Bentonville, AR 72712

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Ozark STEM

The Ozark STEM Foundation’s mission is to foster high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) opportunities for all students in grades K-16. We work with students, teachers, parents, and community organizations to build a sustaining and “maker” community equipped to challenge to meet the challenges around them. We serve as a connection point and a resource pool as we collaborate with internal and external partners on sponsored projects to improve STEM opportunities throughout the Northwest Arkansas area. Our goal is to help establish NWA as one of the premier STEM locations for students.

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