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STEM Day at the MN State Fair 2016 kicks off the great Minnesota get-together!

August 14, 2016

Mark your calendar for STEM Day at the State Fair! For the seventh year in a row, the Minnesota State Fair starts with a celebration of hands-on science, technology,engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities and engaging stage performances in Carousel Park, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.,Thursday, August 25.

This year's STEM Day includes many returning favorite exhibitors (see list below) bringing robots, engineering, math and other engaging activities. In addition there will be a number of new participants that will bring air flight, rocketry and student excellence to the event. The stage shows include the Flying Gizmo show of the Museum of Flight, Seattle, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota's Physics Force and the U of M's Raptor Center.

This is a great opportunity to demonstrate to a broad spectrum of Minnesota youth and parents what STEM fun looks like and how important it is to their future and the future of Minnesota.

Learn more by visiting or the STEM Day Facebook page:­-at-the-Minnesota-State-Fair-213598361997441/

Social media:, #MNSTEMDay2016, #MNStateFair

2016 STEM Day exhibitors
3M Visiting Wizards
American Institute of Architects (AlA) Minnesota
American Public Works Association-MN Chapter

Bell Museum of Natural History
Boston Scientific

Challenger learning Center of Minnesota
Civil Air Patrol, Fort Snelling Cadet Squadron, MN 131

Engineer's Playground
FIRST Robotics

FIRST Robotics Team 2667 Knights of the Valley
FIRST Robotics Team 3042 Cobalt Catalysts
Girls YWCA  Minneapolis

GOFIRST Robotics
High Tech Kids
K12 Minnesota

MN Academy of Science State Science & Engineering Fair
MN Department ofTransportation

MN Project lead The Way {MNPlTW)
MN Space Grant

MN State High School Math League

MTS Systems Corporation
National Association of Rocketry (NAR)
Osseo Area School Community Education
Society of Women Engineers

Starbase  Minnesota
STEM Bunnies

TPT-TV - SciGirls
The Works Museum
U of MN Extension Center for Youth Development
WOW Wind Power

Organized by SciMathMN's MN STEM Network, STEM Day at the State Fair is made possible by support from 3M, 360 Manufacturing Center of Excellence,Boston Scientific,H.B.Fuller, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, MTS, and Orbital ATK.Volunteers are from Minnesota High Tech Association,MTS Systems Corp., Seagate Corp., St. Catherine University, St.Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota.

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