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Prospect Elementary Hosts Third Annual STEM Night

April 27, 2016

Communications Staff

OBERLIN—The third annual Prospect Elementary STEM Night will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Oberlin College Science Center. It is an evening of interactive science activities and demonstrations for students in third through fifth grades and their families.

The theme is “What Inspires a Scientist?” Featured departments include: physics and astronomy, mathematics, neuroscience, computer science, chemistry and biochemistry, TIMARA, psychology, and geology. America Reads coordinator Maureen Simen and Natalia Viveros ’17 and are organizing the event.

STEM Night is sponsored by the Oberlin College chapter of America Reads, Eastwood/Prospect PTO, Oberlin College Bonner Scholars, and the Bill Long Foundation. This event is done in cooperation with the Oberlin College Bonner Center for Service and Learning and the Center for Learning, Education, and Research in the Sciences.

The Oberlin College chapter of America Reads is part of a national community service work-study program, and is administered through the Bonner Center for Service and Learning at Oberlin College.

This event is free. For more information, please visit or send e-mail to

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