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North Valley STEM Day

Students from more than a dozen schools are participating in the day’s events including drone demonstrations, balloon and rocket launches, flight simulation, underwater robotics and amateur radio.

Nov 28, 2017
from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where Valley High School
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Contact Phone (505) 880-3736
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What:  Elementary, middle and high school students will take part in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math activities during the annual North Valley STEM Day designed to engage students with hands-on STEM activities. 
The day’s activities include drone demonstrations, balloon and rocket launches, flight simulation, underwater robotics, amateur radio and more.
During the rocket launches, students will be launching more than 120 rockets built during North Valley Community Rocket Night on Nov. 14. Awards will be given for the highest flying rocket, coolest looking rocket and most accurate landing.
Who:  Students from 13 APS elementary, middle and high schools. Participating schools include Mission Avenue, Griegos, Carlos Rey, La Luz, Alvardo, Duranes, Cochiti and Chelwood elementaries; Taft, Garfield, Taylor and Van Buren middle schools; Valley High School. The Valley High School Air Force JROTC is coordinating the event.
When:  9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. Students will gather on the football field to watch two high altitude balloon launches at 9:30 a.m. Shortly after that, they will rotate among the various activities.
Where:  Valley High School, 1505 Candelaria Rd. NW (please check in at the office so they know you are on campus).
Why:  The purpose of the day is to emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in all grades.