The Will County Regional Office of Education is putting together a STEM fair. The fair is open to all students K-12. Participants will be able to engage in various hands on activities and educational programs. The purpose of the fair is to educate the young men and women about these fields and opportunities in Will County.
This event will take place at Northern Illinois University's Convocation Center.
STEMfest celebrates innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Northern Illinois University STEM departments, student groups, regional corporations, museums, educators, and national labs are joining forces to present hundreds of activities that range in complexity to entertain people of all ages. We hope to increase awareness of the critical role science and other STEM fields play in our world every day.
Argonne will host the 2015 Regional National Science Bowl Battery Car Competition on Saturday, March 21, 2015, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at CNH Industrial, 6900 Veterans Blvd. Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
The race will take place on a 20 meter track and will consist of time trials. The top teams from the time trials will advance to the modified double elimination. The winning team will go on to the National Event held in Washington, D.C. April 30 - May 4, 2015.