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Posted November 28, 2017

North Valley STEM Day

Students from more than a dozen schools participated in the annual event that included drone demonstrations, balloon and rocket launches, flight simulation, underwater robotics and amateur radio.

Elementary, middle and high school students took part in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math activities during the annual North Valley STEM Day on Nov. 28. The event is 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 set off more than 120 rockets built during North Valley Community Rocket Night on Nov. 14. Awards were given for the highest flying rocket, coolest looking rocket and most accurate landing.

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.

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