Iowa STEM Takes Over State Fair Concourse
On August 21, The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, in partnership with the Iowa State Fair, invited organizations from around the state to participate in STEM Day at the Fair. “The STEM Council’s operations team targeted the State Fair for lots of reasons, number one being the quintessential Iowa-ness of it,” said Jeff Weld, Executive Director.
Over two dozen exhibitors set up hands-on displays and seven organizations gave stage presentations that attracted thousands of visitors. This was the third year of the annual event. “Our STEM message of inclusion, innovation, and optimism about bright horizons for citizens and their state is expertly delivered by exhibitor partners,” said Weld, “and warmly received by youth and families. “
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