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Schriever AFB hands-on with STEAM

Kids interacting with a scientist during the STEAM fling at Schriever Air Force Base

Scientist Marc Straub from "Cool Science" performs a live educational demonstration on the different phases of matters, and how we're able to manipulate them, during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The event was created by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a non-profit organization which promotes educational activities surrounding topics such as space environment understanding, rocketry, "Cool Science," and more. (U.S. Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

kids creating art using science at the STEAM event on Schriever Air Force Base

Kids create abstract art using paint and centrifugal force during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Schriever provided a fun and educational event for 200 + participants. During the event, kids and adults participated in hands-on STEAM activities. (U.S Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

Boat made from scrap material by children during the STEAM event on Peterson Air Force Base

Kids and adults use scrap recyclable materials to create floating boats and attempt to float it down a pool of water during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Events like this promote problem solving, creative and analytical thinking in order to keep military-connected students’ career, college and military ready. (U.S. Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

Kids and adults using scrap material to create floating boats during the STEAM event at Schriever Air Force Base

Kids and adults use scrap recyclable materials to create floating boats and attempt to float it down a pool of water during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The event was created by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a non-profit organization which promotes educational activities surrounding topics such as space environment understanding, rocketry, "Cool Science," and more. (U.S Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

Art display for Month of the Military Child at Schriever Air Force Base

Art contest entries with the themes "What it Means to Serve," and "Life as a Military Kid" are showcased during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The event was created in order to celebrate Month of the Military Child, and consisted of various educational events, presentations, and games. (U.S. Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Scientist Marc Straub from "Cool Science" performs a live educational demonstration on the different phases of matters, and how we're able to manipulate them, during the STEAM Fling (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on April 23, 2021, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The event was created by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), a non-profit organization which promotes educational activities surrounding topics such as space environment understanding, rocketry, "Cool Science," and more. (U.S. Space Force photo by Kathryn Damon)
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