Virtual STEAM Festival

Banner with STEAM letters written in science-themed objects and drawings of rockets, atoms, and arts

M-NCPPC’s Department of Parks and Recreation is taking a leading role to bring out the inner STEAM power in Prince George’s County youth by providing engaging and fun programming that builds confidence and a better understanding in the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. The end results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential learning, persist in problem-solving, embrace collaboration, and work through the creative process.

STEAMFest 2020

Thank you to our sponsor!

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Ways to Participate

  1. Register for STEAM programs and events throughout the month of November

  2. Interact with us on social media using the #PGParksSTEAM hashtag 
    Wear your STEAM cape and post footage of your participation during the 2020 Virtual STEAMFest using #pgparkssteam for a chance to win a prize.

  3. Volunteer as a Citizen Scientist
    Put your observation and critical thinking powers to the test to compile scientific data about the world around you. Participate in a bio blitz through iNaturalist to locate and assess the wildlife around our parks, or complete projects on Zooniverse helping the scientific community classify data.

    Volunteer hours can count toward Student Service Learning credit for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

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