The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum (PRNAM) will be hosting the first annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Day at the museum on Saturday, February 10th.
Staff from local companies and organizations will be on hand all day to welcome visitors and children, and to assist with a variety of hands-on demos. Sponsors that have affirmed their involvement include:
• ABSI Defense
• NASA Goddard
• Northrop Grumman Corporation
• the Build a Hero Mobile STEAM Bus
• Usborne Books,
• Mathnasium of Dunkirk
• the NAWCAD Mobile Fab Lab
• Narhams Model Rocket Club
• artist Hank Caruso
• aerial photographers Erik Hildebrant and Liz Walter
• St. Mary's County Arts Council
• Calvert Marine Museum
• The NAWCAD Educational Outreach Office
• and more…
In addition to hands-on exhibits, there will be food and drinks available for purchase, a “selfie station” for pictures and appearances by Oscar Falco, the museum mascot.
The event will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will take place in both buildings and on the flight line, weather permitting. Regular museum admission prices apply for the event.
Admission to the museum complex is $9 for Adults, $7 for Active Duty Military (with ID) and dependents, Seniors (55 & Older), $4 for kids 5-12; kids 4 & under are free.