iExploreSTEM provides festive fun for young minds

On Sept. 18, the State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa hosted iExploreSTEM, a festival of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) featuring 40 hands-on activities and competitions for elementary and middle-school students and their families. The festival, which was free and open to the public, was co-produced by the State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa and the Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership.

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Photos by Miranda Meyer, courtesy of the State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa.