If you walked through the marketplace in Monticello’s town square, you’d find more than just the usual fresh produce. Set up in its own quadrant was a group eager to enlighten the community. On July 8, the Science Education Center hosted a STEMing into the Community event in Monticello, Georgia.
Six Georgia College students and one faculty member were selected for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) with stipends through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This summer, they’ll participate in research for biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics at universities across the United States.
Two Georgia College seniors are taking their STEM education to the next level, going against that statistic and planning to educate future generations on the importance of science education.
From exploring the engineering of 3D printing to investigating the science behind making pizza dough from scratch, local school students spent part of their summer learning about the possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through summer camps.