2 years, 1 month ago Heather KleinerParticipant
Dear North Louisiana STEM Alliance Team,
The Shreveport-Bossier Mini Maker Faire is coming up Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds. The North Louisiana STEM Alliance has designated this event as our flagship STEAM event of the year. We need more Makers, publicity, on-site volunteers, donations, and visitors, especially students and families.
The Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly event that brings together science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM) along with craft, food, workshops, and performance. This event is free and open to the public and creates opportunities for K-12 students to learn more about locally relevant careers, including sectors such as manufacturing, health care, biotechnology, cyber and trades. Visitors also will meet local makers and learn about local career pathways and opportunities for learners of all ages.
Types of Exhibits:
Maker Exhibit : Businesses, Schools, groups, individuals, and organizations that would like to demonstrate what they make and/or how it works in an exhibit space; interactive exhibits are encouraged. For maker groups, please have one point person to coordinate your efforts.
· Business that want to showcase new innovations or procedures that help the general public better understand what your company does or showcase their innovation. Large Businesses please consider being a sponsor to help us promote a stronger STEM community!
· College/University can showcase how your college/university is being creative & innovative.
- SMALL Nonprofits/PreK-12th Grade Schools – We want YOU there to showcase YOUR organizations creativity & innovation.
- Individuals who would like to sell or market products along with demonstrating what they make at their Maker exhibit.
- Young Makers ages 18 and below, who sell a product along with demonstrating what they make and/or show how it works.
Click the link below for more information:
Reference: Cognizant Making the Future – role of Making in education, technology, and careers
Promotional Flyer attached – please distribute far and wide
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