Wayne State University is hosting its third annual STEM Day, which is expected to bring 2,000 middle school students and teachers to campus. The free half-day program — featuring sixth- through ninth-grade students — is designed to bring the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life through hands-on interactive sessions, including:
- Fire tornados
- Casting broken bones
- Planetarium shows
- Liquid nitrogen ice cream
- Walking on water
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 12
9 a.m. – Check-in and optional campus tours begin
10 a.m. – Activity I begins
10:45 a.m. – Break; walk to next session
11:05 a.m. – Activity II begins
12 p.m. – Lunch
12:45 p.m. – Optional campus tour
Locations throughout Wayne State’s Midtown Detroit campus, including the new Mike Ilitch School of Business, and the Microsoft Technology Center.
Excellent video and photo opportunities will be available throughout the event. Faculty STEM experts and event organizers also will be on hand to offer comments.