Angelina College to host annual STEM Day

Angelina College to host annual STEM Day

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Area high school students will get a chance to take part in activities like "Bombs to Goo" and "Can You Defy Gravity" at Angelina College's annual STEM Day on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

STEM stand for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Registration will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Following a brief welcome session, the students will get to attend a panel discussion in which professionals from the STEM fields will describe their work and answer questions from the audience.

The panel discussion participants will include Zane Adams, Ben Bradley, Jonathan Fisk, Angelina Hafernick, Brian Hafernick, Erandi Rojo, and Karen Stafford.

The students will each get to choose two activities to participate in during AC's 2014 STEM Day. The activity sessions will be from 10:30 to 11:25 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. 12:25 p.m. All of the activities will be held in the Science and Mathematics Building.

The activities on tap include: Patterns of the Planet (biology), Bombs to Goo (chemistry and industry), the World of Color (physics), Endo or Exo? That is the question (chemistry), Animating Alice (computer science), Totally Tessellated (mathematics), Eww … What's THAT? (epidemiology), Does Elvis know calculus? (Statistics), Can You Defy Gravity? (engineering), and Crime Scene Investigation (forensics analysis.

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