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Learn to Soar with The Flying Classroom Hands-on STEM Activities, Interactive Booths and Much More

Friday, January 12, 2018
 
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WHO:     
Broward County Public Schools Students, Teachers, and District Staff, Captain Barrington Irving and The Flying Classroom Team
 
WHAT:
Learn more about Captain Barrington Irving’s Flying Classroom, an actual plane and digital learning tool that travels the world to teach students STEM skills. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in STEM activities,
view STEM displays and interactive booths, and see helicopters, planes, cars, and aviation facilities. The event, which is free and open to the public, includes an electrical circuit station, ping pong explosion and drone obstacle course.
 
Parents and students can also meet Captain Barrington Irving and hear from STEM career guest speakers.
 
WHEN:   
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 
WHERE:  
Broward College – Judson A. Samuels South Campus, Aviation Building #99
7200 Pines Boulevard
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
 
WHY:      
Through hands-on activities, students will have an opportunity to learn about future aviation, computer science and STEM careers.
 
                                                                                    
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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