Mall of America Hosting Huge STEAM Carnival in August
The Mall of America has been bust celebrating its 30th birthday this year with a variety of special events, and they just added a new one coming up in August.
The week-long Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, And Mathematics, or STEAM event will be spread throughout the massive mall, inside and out and it's free and open to the public from August 10th - 14th. The event is being organized by the National Center for Autonomous Technologies, the National Science Foundation, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Jill Renslow, Executive Vice President of Mall of America said in a press release, "We are honored to be the host site for EXPERIENCE STEAM. The event truly brings to life the importance of helping engage and shape the future for our youth with an opportunity to learn about what inspires them and how they can create their future with that spark of inspiration.”
Kids and adults of all ages will enjoy learning and getting hands-on with some of the activities including robotics, a welding simulator, advanced vehicle tech, virtual reality, RC aircraft, Quantum science, drones, and tons more. This event is geared toward K-12 and post-secondary students and their families, but everyone is welcome.
The event will also offer a variety of workshops that you'll need to pre-register for, some of these include, Introduction To Flight, Mechatronics Production (Scooter Build) Workshop, Girl Powered Robotics Camp, and an Arduino Microcontroller Workshop.