2020 Wake Forest STEM Saturday
***This event has been canceled due to COVID-19. For a complete listing of alerts, postponements and cancellations, visit our COVID-19 portal.***
The Wake Forest Technology Advisory Board is inviting area middle and high school students and their families to Wake Forest STEM Saturday 2020 on Saturday, March 28. Presented by the Wireless Research Center, this free family networking fair is scheduled from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.
Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM Saturday will expose students to a variety of STEM career options, while featuring STEM-related exhibits, demonstrations, and hands-on learning activities. Parents can attend a panel discussion with some of our area's top experts and STEM-related career professionals. Discussion topics are expected to include the importance of supporting children's interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and the importance of attracting girls to fun and fascinating careers in STEM fields.
The event will also feature several interactive booths where representatives from a variety of local businesses, schools and organizations will interact with parents and students, share professional insights and experiences, and offer an array of interesting demonstrations.
Throughout STEM Saturday, youth can experience the wonders of STEM hands-on, encouraging them to one day pursue a degree or occupation in one of the related fields.
Additional details will be provided in the coming days.