This week, hundreds of students in Flint, Mich., will get the chance to "in immerse themselves in all things science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics" as part of an after-school program called STEAMQuest, the Flint Beat reports.
The week-long event, which runs from Monday to Friday, features hands-on activities like robot races, music production, puzzle design, dance, and more.
"Each day, a different group of YouthQuest students will visit one of YouthQuest's sites to participate in hands-on activities that promote problem solving, analytical thinking, learning by trial and error and creativity," the program's website explains. Read the Entire Article
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