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Snowball Catapult: COA’s virtual STEM event set for January

College of The Albemarle, in partnership with the NC BioNetwork, has launched a Community STEM Outreach program for school-age children in the college’s seven-county service area.

The program is a joint endeavor between COA’s Mathematics and Engineering department and Natural Sciences department, designed to engage children and young adults in a variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) projects.

The first virtual STEM event for 2021 – “Snowball Catapult” – will be held Thursday, January 14 at 5:30 p.m. Science kits may be picked up at any of COA’s four campus locations during the week of the event. A recording of the event will be made available on the website for those unable to join live.

Visit www.albemarle.edu/stem for more information on this event and to pre-register for a free science kit.

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