Family STEAM Day set for April 6

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UNC Pembroke’s School of Education will present Family STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) Day on Saturday, April 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This free event is open to all families with children in grades Pre-K through 8 in Robeson County and the surrounding region. Participating families will engage in hands-on activities led by university faculty and students in the teacher education program.

As an official 2019 North Carolina Science Festival event, Family STEAM Day is among hundreds of community-based events that are showcasing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities for the citizens of North Carolina.

Founded in 2010, the North Carolina Science Festival is the first statewide science festival in the United States. Through a series of community-based events each April (hosted by schools, colleges, libraries, museums, parks, businesses and other local organizations), the Festival celebrates the economic, educational, and cultural impact of science in North Carolina.

Family STEAM Day is an official event of the 2019 North Carolina Science Festival is presented by the Biogen Foundation and produced by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For more information, visit www.ncsciencefestival.org.

For more information, contact Dr. Kay Pitchford at 910.521.6779 or kayonna.pitchford@uncp.edu.