The Millard Oakley STEM Center for the Teaching and Learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is a cutting-edge STEM-education facility at Tennessee Tech in support of a campus-wide initiative to enhance existing models and develop new educational strategies in STEM-related fields.
The Oakley STEM Center, located in Ray Morris Hall, actively promotes and supports quality STEM education outreach programs in the Upper Cumberland region and throughout the state of Tennessee.
FAB Fridays are fun, interactive experiences for kids (4th – 12th grade) and parent/guardians to explore hands-on technology, science and engineering equipment and activities.
FAB FRIDAYS 2013-2014
The evening events are from 6-8pm; families may come and go as their schedules allow.
- September 27: GO WITH THE FLOW: Properties of Gases & Fluids
- November 15: THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY
- February 28: COMPUTER PROGRAMMING & ROBOTICS
- April 11: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
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SAFARI SATURDAYS 2013-14
Young learners and their families will experience a variety of engaging, interactive learning activities Children PreK-3rd grade, and their families (older siblings are welcome), are invited to attend STEM Safari Saturdays.
The events are from 9am-12pm; families may come and go as their schedules allow.
- October 26: H2O-LYMPICS
- December 7: MY FOOD, MY BODY, MY HEALTH
- April 12: APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS
- April 26: SPRING INTO ENERGY!