STEM Rocks

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Saturday, August 24, 2013 -
10:00am to 2:00pm

Kids will get to do the coolest stuff at STEM Rocks from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, August 24, at the Peterson Air & Space Museum, located on the corner of Peterson Blvd. and Ent Ave.

And that's not all! Make slime. Crawl through caves. Launch rockets. Run underwater rovers. Experience hurricanes. Build gliders. Investigate dinosaurs. Interact with wild animals ... and much more!

The event will feature the Space Foundation and other event exhibitors who will provide hands-on, STEM-related learning experiences for children ages 3 to 15. Exhibitors include:

  • AIAA
  • CaveSim
  • Challenger Learning Center
  • Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Colorado Consortium for Earth & Space Science Education
  • Cool Science
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Destination Imagination
  • EleSTEMary
  • Minerals Education Coalition
  • National Museum of World War II Aviation
  • Nature & Raptor Center of Pueblo
  • Radio Disney
  • RMDRC - Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
  • Science Matters
  • Space Foundation
  • USAFA - Model Engineering Club
  • Western Museum of Mining & Industry
  • Peterson Air & Space Museum

There will be T-shirts, cotton candy and sno cones for students - while supplies last. Radio Disney AM 1690 will be there from 10 a.m. to noon with music and prizes that rock.

Admission to STEM Rocks! is free and open to all Department of Defense ID card holders. For more information and directions, call (719) 598-9755.

Peterson Air & Space Museum, 150 Ent Ave., Colorado Springs, Colo. 80914