Join us as we celebrate the exciting STEM programs and projects that can be found in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.
Southwest Maker Fest is a one-day festival in downtown Mesa celebrating the power in all of us to create, innovate and realize our ideas! Experience new things and explore the designs and products of creative minds. At Southwest Maker Fest you can discover what people are making, learn new techniques, start experimenting with your own ideas, have fun and meet others who love DIY, art-making, crafts, interactive technology, urban farming, culinary arts and more!
As part of the Verde Valley Scitech festival Yavapai College will host a student project and business showcase focuses on highlighting Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM). The focus is to expand both educational and career opportunities related to STEM. This showcase is for both students and community members.
Ever wonder how a mechanical musical instrument plays itself? Or how rhythms relate to math? What does an organologist do? During a “STEM” guided tour, scouts will learn how arts and music relate to science, technology, engineering, and math. They will also participate in a drumming activity and experience firsthand how different materials produce varying sounds.