BOULDER, Colo., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest 2016, www.GoSTEAMFest.com, is full speed ahead with a packed weekend of can't-miss activities and classes based around Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Making.
This year's event, which takes place April 30-May 1 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds, draws more than 5,000 curious children, teens, parents, and educators.
Exhibits & Experiences
With more than 100+ interactive experiences, kids and adults alike will be gobsmacked! You can tear apart old electronics, explore rockets and catapults and 3D printing, build a robot, fly a drone, create LED light jewelry, and work on art projects of all kinds. For more details about the schedule of events visit MakerBoulder.com/steam/schedule.
In addition to experiences, there will be dozens of hands-on classes and workshops. "STEAM Fest stands for hands-on learning experiences," says Cheryl Miller, COO and CFO of Share Fair Nation, a Denver nonprofit dedicated to connecting teachers to innovations in education. "Bringing Dr. Tony Wagner to the Front Range is a fantastic opportunity to spark innovation with educators and parents from around the region. We will truly be creating innovators at STEAM Fest!"
The STEAM Fest 2016 Speaker Lineup Includes:
April 30, 2:00 pm: Dr. Tony Wagner, bestselling author and Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation Lab. His bestselling books include, The Global Achievement Gap, Creating Innovators and Most Likely to Succeed.
May 1, 11 am: Award-winning astrophysicist/author Jeffrey Bennett brings his 2016 "global warming tour" to STEAM Fest.
April 30th and May 1st – Drone races and demonstrations – get connected to trends and innovations in this emerging new technology.
About Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest & Maker Boulder
STEAM Fest is a celebration of all things Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Making. Learn more and purchase tickets at, GoSTEAMFest.com.
Maker Boulder is a community of entrepreneurs, educators, makers and parents working to inspire the next generation of innovators. Our mission is to fuel a collaboration that brings STEAM education, design thinking and invention to the Rocky Mountain region and beyond. Visit us at http://www.makerbolder.com and @MakerBolder. For more information, contact us at info(at)MakerBolder(dot)com or call Martha at (303) 257-6222.
SOURCE Maker Boulder