STEM Family Day, Saturday, April 29 to include fun, hands-on learning for the entire family
Green Bay, WI — The Brown County STEM Innovation Center on the UW-Green Bay campus will host the second annual STEM Family Day. This free event will be on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join us for high-energy, hands-on fun for the entire family, including robotics, rockets, arcade games, and so much more. Ice Clouds, Taqueria Maldonado’s, and Minzo’s Kitchen will be available on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Some of the specific activities include: arcade games and game design, cardboard engineering, fingerprinting 101, Lego building, water bottle lava lamps, foam wood derby, seed starting, UV bead bracelets, nature walks, design your own paper plate hat, aquatic robotics, laser cutting personalized backpack tags, 3D printing demonstrations, book/journal bonding, paper airplanes, tallest tower challenge, bottle rocket building, and more!
The Brown County STEM Innovation Center is located on the UW-Green Bay Campus at 2019 Technology Way, Green Bay, WI.
For more information, please visit www.einsteinproject.org/stemday or contact:
- Sam Betancur, UW-Green Bay: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Matt Hohner, Einstein Project: (email@example.com)
- Melinda Pollen, Extension Brown County: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This event is sponsored by JBS Foods, WPS Foundation, Foth, American Food Group and Sanimax and hosted by Brown County, the Einstein Project, the Richard J. School of Engineering at UW-Green Bay and the UWGB Engineering Club.
About Einstein Project
The Einstein Project has been advancing STEM education in Wisconsin for more than 30 years. They support teachers and schools by providing curriculum, instructional materials and professional learning opportunities. Through these experiences more than 20,000 students have an opportunity for high-quality learning experiences. The Einstein Project also runs a makerspace at the STEM Innovation Center on the UW-Green Bay Campus where they lead workshops, field trips, and activities for all ages. During the summer months you can find Einstein’s Sandbox, a mobile makerspace providing hands-on learning in city parks, libraries, and schools. In 2022, this program served more than 2700 kids in 16 communities across Northeastern Wisconsin. Learn more at https://www.einsteinproject.org/
About Extension Brown County
Extension Brown County creates outreach and key connection points for families, communities, businesses, non-profits organizations, government, and more. We support local volunteers and leaders to make sure Wisconsinites have the latest research, best practices, and educational opportunities. Major programs focus on: Promoting healthy relationships, empowering health and well-being, fostering civic and economic leadership, enhancing resilient natural resource systems, supporting positive youth development, and supporting the agriculture industry. Notably, Extension Brown County is known for its 4-H Youth Development, FoodWise, Master Gardener/Horticulture, and Agriculture programming.
About UW-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving more than 9,600 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre- college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2021, UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.