ARTIE is back October 22Thursday, September 26, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
The popular event brings together over 700 elementary school students for hands-on activities and presentations from local exhibitors.
This year, students can expect to see live sea lamprey, an interactive milking cow, and LEGO robotics.
ARTIE 2013 exhibits include:
- LEGO League robotics
- Computer game technology
- Worm composting
- VEX robotics
- Wildlife adventures
- Technology of dairy farming
- Live Sea Lamprey
"ARTIE provides an opportunity to share exciting science and technology topics with elementary students in the region,” said Tom Vair, executive director, SSMIC. “Engaging with the youth in our community and building the next generation of science and technology leaders is an important aspect of the work we do and we look forward to another great event this year!”
Since its inception in 2008, more than 4000 students have participated in ARTIE to learn about the importance of science and technology and potential careers for the future.
For more information on this event, please contact Diana Medaglia, Marketing and Communications Manager, at 705.942.7927 x. 3138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.