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SciTechFest at Embry-Riddle on Saturday

Prescott Valley School sixth-grader Laureli Potter “drives” a blue car at the Arizona SciTech Fest at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on April 21, 2018. (Prescott Valley School/Courtesy)

Prescott Valley School sixth-grader Laureli Potter “drives” a blue car at the Arizona SciTech Fest at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on April 21, 2018. (Prescott Valley School/Courtesy)

Celebrate science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts (STEM+A) at the fourth annual Prescott Regional SciTechFest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Activity Center and Athletic Complex, 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott.

The free event will feature more than 30 interactive workshops, exhibits, presentations and demonstrations from local schools, businesses and public agencies. Robotics and unmanned aircraft demonstrations, hands-on forensics science activities, and boom truck rides are just a few of the features at this year’s regional SciTechFest.

“It is our hope to inspire members of the quad-city area, especially young people, to champion academic excellence and creativity, and pursue careers in science and technology,” said Dr. Anne Boettcher, Prescott SciTechFest committee member and director of the Undergraduate Research Institute and Honors Program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/PrescottSciTechFest.

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