OWLS HEAD — Want to use air pressure to explode a marshmallow, explore outer space with the help of a green screen or program a rolling robot?
On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Owls Head Transportation Museum’s free STEM FEST will have all these activities and more available to the young scientists, mathematicians and engineers in your family. For one day, the museum will be transformed into a giant STEM laboratory, where visitors can watch and participate in exciting demonstrations from organizations from across the state.
From historic reenactments to snow plow demonstrations, creating models of the human heart to learning about the technology used by first responders, the list of STEM professionals participating in this event continues to grow.
FAA STEM/AVSED; Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine; Strand Theatre; St. George School; Fire/EMS Department of Rockland; Girl Scouts of Maine; Oceans Wide; Maine Health; WWI Reenactors; Douglas Dynamics; Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
Plus, OHTM’s Education Department will be on hand to share its K-8 education programs with the community. The Darlings Ice Cream for a Cause truck will provide ice cream from 10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
This event is free to the public.
“So invite your friends, and we look forward to seeing you at STEM FEST,” said OHTM, in a news release.
Official Event Sponsor: Central Maine Power