Core Element, the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints along with more than 40 community STEM partners hosted the inaugural Core Element Community STEM Fest in September 2017 at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.  The event featured hands-on STEM exploration stations, activities and experiments, interactive demonstrations, performances, Pelicans and Saints activities, and more!  More than 2,000 students and teachers from schools throughout the region and families participated.

STEM activities and experiments covered topics such as animation, biodiversity, biology, chemistry, circuit building, coding, conservation, density, DAN, electricity, engineering, fish biology, forensics, medical science, natural science, physical science, physics, physiology, psychology, robotics, and more!

A portion of the proceeds from Community STEM Fest benefit Core Element.

Check back for information about the 2018 Core Element Community STEM Fest.




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University of New Orleans
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Jan Brenan
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Andrea Walker
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Greater New Orleans STEM Initiative
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