The 2021 STEMCON features demonstrations, “Do It Yourself” STEM activities, workshops and virtual tours designed to inform, entertain and spark interest in a variety of STEM topics. Demonstrations include Bokashi composting, the College’s honeybee hives, mimicry in nature, the Bed of Nails physics demo and a sumo-bot battle hosted by the COD Engineering and Technology Club. The event also will include speakers discussing the physics of flight, predicting tornadoes, stick bomb kinetics and a demonstration by Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze, as well as virtual tours of on-campus spaces including the College’s gaming lab and prairie restoration areas, and off-campus locations including the Nicor Technical Training Center.
Event Cost: Free, registration required for some events
Event Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., April 23-25