Gov. Markell (center) and FSR board members at 2015 STEM Expo
The inaugural DE STEM Expo was a big success! Saturday March 7, there were over 25 exhibitors from education, industry, youth organizations and healthcare offering information and demonstrations to hundreds of visitors from across the region. In addition, two hundred viewers attended the local screening of the award-winning documentary SlingShot about the life and work of inventor and FIRST founder, Dean Kamen.
Thanks to participant organizations and especially to event sponsors which included Sylvan Learning, University of Delaware Horn Center for Entrepreneurship, Hologic, W. L. Gore & Associates, Delaware Bio, and Christiana Care Health System.
First State Robotics invites you to attend the Delaware STEM Expo from 1-5 pm at Cab Calloway School of the Arts on March 7, 2015 with the local premier of the documentary film, SlingShot at 2 pm. Expo is free and open to the public.
From the movie website:
Best known for his Segway Personal Transporter, inventor Dean Kamen is taking on the world’s great challenges one invention at a time. SlingShot is the story of Kamen, his water purification technology, and his innovative approach to the planet’s safe water crisis. Produced and Directed by Paul Lazarus
For more information on the film and to purchase film tickets, please go to https://www.tugg.com/events/12839
All proceeds from the screening go to benefit FSR youth programs.