Family-Friendly STEM Festival

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 4th. The Science Center of Iowa and South Central STEM Hub will host a family-friendly STEM Festival at the Science Center of Iowa.

All ages are welcome but focuses on Pre K – 8th grade. Families will be able to visit STEM exhibits that feature interactive activities, hands-on demonstrations and fun make-and-takes. This is a chance for families to explore, create, make and learn more about exciting opportunities in STEM areas.

Take a look at the list of industry professionals, local businesses, educators and students who will be there:

  • American Radio Relay League
  • ASHRAE Education Committee
  • Blank Park Zoo
  • Des Moines Astronomical Society
  • DMACC Bio-Chemistry
  • DMACC Math Games
  • Engineering for Kids
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
  • Great Des Moines Botanical Gardens
  • IEEE Central Iowa
  • Iowa Children’s Museum
  • Iowa Children’s Water Festival
  • Iowa Public Television
  • Iowa Speedway
  • Mad Science
  • Mathnasium of Ankeny
  • Norwalk Chiropractic
  • Polk County Ag in the Classroom
  • Polk County Conservation
  • Robert Half Technologies
  • Robotics Team 4646
  • Sylvan Learning
  • U of I State Hygienic Lab
  • Youth Code

In addition to the STEM areas the Science Center of Iowa’s exhibits and displays will be open at no admission.

This event will start at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Interested in attending? Register here!


Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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