Central Tech hosted the 14th annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Day at the Drumright campus. It’s a one-day event with activities consisting of math contests, engineering and scientific problem solving, and demonstrations related to STEM.
Seventeen schools attended with a approximately 550 high school and middle school students competing. Competitions included five areas of math: middle school math, algebra I & II, geometry, and advanced math, two engineering events—a ping pong ball launcher and a mousetrap-powered vehicle. In the biomedical science area, students solved a written scientific problem using teamwork, scientific deductions, and demonstration of the method used.
Winners received medals for first, second, and third places. A sweepstakes honor was awarded to the schools with the most overall points which were: High School—first place Cushing, second place Mannford, and third place Bristow; Middle School—first place Mannford, second place Bristow, and third place Eagle Point Christian Academy in Sapulpa.
For more information about STEM classes at Central Tech visit CentralTech.Edu and for more about STEM education in Oklahoma, go to okstem.org.