Thousands of K-12 Students to Experience Hands-on Science, Technology

 

 

 

 

For Immediate Release:

 

Contact:          Richard Lake, CSN Public Relations Specialist, 702-651-7715, Richard.Lake@csn.edu

 

Thousands of K-12 Students to Experience Hands-on Science, Technology

CSN’s 12th Annual Science & Technology Expo on April 24 will engage more than 2,500 K-12 students!

 

LAS VEGAS, March 25, 2015 – Schoolchildren who are part of the next generation of science and technology pioneers will enjoy a day of fun and learning at the 12th annual CSN Science and Technology Expo taking place on Friday, April 24.

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and the Clark County School District (CCSD) will welcome thousands of K-12 students to the event located on CSN’s Cheyenne campus. The event also kicks off the annual Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival.

The expo promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that help prepare students for high-demand, high-wage careers. CSN and many community partners from industry and academia offer this opportunity to spark students’ interest in scientific and technological professions.

This year, more than 2,500 students are expected to attend the free educational expo. Community members are also welcome.

“Helping schoolchildren become excited and passionate about science, technology, engineering and math is the greatest achievement we can make as educators,” said Dr. Michael Spangler, dean of CSN’s School of Advanced & Applied Technologies. “Careers in these fields are in high demand, they pay well, and they’re vital to Nevada’s and our nation’s future.”

Exhibits and demonstrations include:

 

  • Web design demo
  • Apprenticeship exhibits
  • Fighting robots
  • Chemistry magic show
  • Planetarium shows
  • Creepy crawlers
  • 3D printing
  • Journey to space
  • And much more!

 

The Science and Technology Expo will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and is free to attend. For more information please call 702-651-4959.

What:              CSN’s 12th Annual Science & Technology Expo

When:             9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, April 24

Where:            CSN Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89030

 

About CSN

Founded in 1971 and educating thousands of students a semester, the College of Southern Nevada (csn.edu) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution. Students create flexible, personalized schedules, including day, evening, and weekend classes taught on three main campuses and multiple locations throughout Southern Nevada. CSN — your future starts here. CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit http://www.csn.edu/nondiscrimination

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