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STEM Discovery Days Activities

UMD’s STEM Discovery Days starts March 18!

Discover, learn, or create! Here's a 60 second preview of some of the fun you can find below.  

Register here for our raffle after exploring the links below for a chance to win one of our fabulous prizes. Explore 3 or more videos, activities, or meetings for 3 entries in our prize drawing. Winners will be drawn on April 15 (only 6th-12th graders in Duluth area/Arrowhead Region qualify for raffle entry, please)

Informational STEM videos:

Hands-on STEM activities (do at your own pace):

(note: some activities require specialized materials)

**Registration extended until March 23**

Register below to join us online for one or more of the following programs:

Career Panel: Saturday 3/27 10:30 am -12 pm  

  • Visit with experts from Electrical Engineering, Biology, Computer Science, Aerospace studies, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, the Planetarium, Mechanical Engineering and more to learn about various careers and fields of study.
  • Join us at 10:30 for a quick overview from all of our guests or join anytime for a more in depth look at fields that may interest you. Curiosity and questions welcome!

Register here to join our STEM Career Panel Session


Pre-college programming:

  • Paying for College (Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Grants): Monday 3/29 @ 4-5 pm
  • Ask a College Student (Student Panel): Wednesday 3/31 @ 3-4 pm 
  • Getting Advice on your Classes (Advising): Thursday 4/1 @ 4-5 pm
  • Applying to College (Admissions): Friday 4/2 @ 3-4 pm

Register here for Pre-College Programming


Ethics in Computing and Technology (Computer Science discussion): Tuesday 3/30 @ 4-5 pm

  • Ethical dilemmas rarely have "correct" answers. Join us for a fundamental intro on ethics and discuss the benefits and unintended consequences of using facial recognition technology in schools. Participation is highly encouraged. 

Register here for Ethics in Computing and Technology Discussion