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FVCC hosting free STEM expo Tuesday

Posted at 6:07 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 20:47:45-04

KALISPELL – Flathead Valley Community College invites the community to an exploratory evening of science, technology, engineering and math.

The college is hosting a STEM Expo Tuesday at 5 p.m. in room 144 of the Arts and Technology Building.

FVCC’s Chemistry program will screen “Voyage to Mars: Red Planet Chemistry,” with a live panel discussion about Mars and the steps that need to be taken to safely send people there to follow.

At 6:15 p.m. on the west side of Ross Hall, FVCC’s Geospatial Technology and Surveying programs will demonstrate the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and discuss how drones are impacting the spatial sciences.

From 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Ross Hall, various STEM programs will hold an open house to help attendees identify which fields might best suit their interests and abilities.

Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about their programs, current students will also present their research projects, and event attendees will have the opportunity to engage with hands-on exhibits.

The expo is free for participants.