Thursday May 5th
STEAM Expo - Earth Day Celebration
The 2016 STEAM Expo - Earth Day Event was another great success! Thanks to all of the participants and volunteers that make it happen! See you next year!
Great Falls High School Fieldhouse
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We can use this event to look forward to Earth Day 2017 and Arbor Day 2017. Come get some great ideas from the many displays and activities to put to good use in the Spring.
This event is free to the public. Bring the family to participate and learn more about Earth Day and the activities of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). There will be games, activities, informational booths and student projects on display. At around 1:30 PM the names of the Earth Day Poster Contest winners will be announced. The Expo will also have concessions, t-shirts and other related items for sale at the event to help support future Expos.
For more information on the STEAM Expo please check out the Great Falls Public Schools website: www.gfps.k12.mt.us/content/stem or call GFPS Environmental Education at (406) 268-7338, Shelly Kelly at (406) 268-6037.
Earth Day Poster Contest
See rules, guidelines and entry form information TBA. Put your thinking caps on and see what creative ideas you can come up with. Entries must be received by TBA 2017. Prizes TBA 2017. The winners will be announced and awards distributed at the STEAM Expo - Earth Day Event on TBA 2017 at around 1:30 PM. A video from the STEAM Expo - Earth Day Event can be viewed by selecting the link below.
Students winning posters and pictures for 2016 can be viewed below. Each winner received:
- An Earth Day t-shirt: sponsored by the City of Great Falls Sanitation Division
- A $20 Amazing Toys gift card: sponsored by the City of Great Falls Environmental Division
- All winners were enterred into a drawing for a chance to win (1) of (5) Kindles: sponsored by MAFB 341st Booster Club and SAME (Society of American Military Engineers)
- The winners of the Kindles were:
- Hadley 1st Grade - Sunnyside
- Janica 3rd Grade - Riverview
- Jordan 5th Grade - Riverview
- Tori 6th Grade - Meadow Lark
- Emmayra 7th Grade - North
Thanks to everyone for participating in the Earth Day Poster Contest! Thanks to our sponsors for making this all possible! See you all again next year!
Registration for the STEAM Expo - Earth Day Event
Student Project registration will open TBA 2017. To register your project go to http://events.gfps.k12.mt.us. If questions call Shelly Kelly at 268-6037 or email shelly_kelly [at] gfps [dot] k12 [dot] mt [dot] us. Information will be posted and go out in Wednesday envelopes.
Vendor registration. Get your booth registration in the system if you haven't done so already!!! http://events.gfps.k12.mt.us and select sponsor at the top. This area is for sponsors and vendors.
The STEAM Expo is always looking for judges - if interested please call (406) 268-7402.
Thanks to all that make it happen!
Thanks to all of the students, vendors, sponsors, judges, GFPS staff and the STEAM Expo - Earth Day Committee that make it all happen. If you are interested in being a sponsor of this wonderful event please call Environmental Ed, GFPS (406) 268-7338.
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