FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) – The opening day at the fair was also STEM day – a chance for fair-goers to experience the creativity and fun that science, technology, engineering and math have to offer.
Those with the STEM program were particularly interested in getting kids involved.READ MORE: Russell, Towns Lead Wolves To Rare Win At Milwaukee
“We’re trying to inspire that next generation of scientists and engineers,” said Steven Wolvid, who’s with the program.READ MORE: Whitecaps Jump To 5th Place With 2-0 Win Over Loons
Fair-goers were able to operate robots and air rockets, as well as meet with people with the Minnesota STEM Network.
And the exhibits were not just for kids.MORE NEWS: 'We Do Have It Handled': Amazon's Shakopee Fulfillment Center Preps For Holiday Shopping Surge
“We’re trying to engage everyone,” Wolvid said. “From the youngest learners to the oldest continuing education learners. We want to make sure people understand that STEM is for everyone, and it’s a whole lot of fun.”