STEM VIRTUAL through the month of OCTOBER! The 2020 Maryland STEM Festival is proud to announce their annual statewide celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will begin Friday, Oct. 2 and run
through Sunday, Nov. 1. The Festival will highlight Manufacturing and Design and feature nearly 200 virtual events at https://marylandstemfestival.org/The Festival’s Opening coincides with Manufacturing Day. Senator Christopher Van Hollen will keynote the Opening Ceremony on Oct. 2 at 7:00 pm, and Mike Galiazo, President, Regional ManufacturingInstitute of Maryland will also speak. All Festival events will be conducted on either Zoom or Facebook and encourage direct interaction with the host.
A compete list of events is available on the above website.
Festival events include:• STEM Comedy Show Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, Oct. 10 @ 7:00 pm: Kasha Patel, Comedian and NASA Digital Storyteller takes us though a humorous night about our relationships with Robots.• STEM College Careers (Bilingual), Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6:00 pm and STEM Post High School Careers (Bilingual) Thursday, Oct. 15 at 6:00pm: Spanish/English discussion on careers in STEM, Manufacturing and more to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.• Rocket to Venus Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:00 pm. Learn about a Baltimore man who tried to launch a rocket to Venus in the 1920’s and the effort to find the actual rocket.• STEM of Many Colors, Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 7:00 pm: A diverse panel of professionals will discuss why STEM is key to economic success.• Middle School Girl STEM Empowerment Program Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:00 pm: A contingent of STEM Women discuss their careers and encourage Middle Schools to follow a STEM path.• iMaryland Manufacturers against COVID 19 Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7:00 pm: Hear stories highlighting ways Maryland manufacturing stakeholders are working to provide products, services or resources for healthcare workers, hospitals, manufacturing facilities and others in the fight against COVID-19.• Virtual STEM Parade, Sunday, Nov 1 at 11:00 am: Show your love of STEM with a 10-second video and email it to event organizers; watch the parade on their Facebook page.Events are open to the public, free of charge, family oriented, and FUN!