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Students team up for STEAM event

 

April 26, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

GCC FORESTRY Technology students Lexie Voight, left, Casey Kemppainen, Savannah Westie and Eric Olsen show a group of middle school students how growth rings tell a story about a tree's lifecycle during a STEAM activity nature hike.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

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IRONWOOD - Middle school students excitedly participated in hands-on experiments with college students during Gogebic Community College's Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design and Mathematics event Thursday morning.

Serena Mershon, chemistry professor at GCC, said the bi-annual STEAM project started out with college students visiting local schools. With help from Larry Gabka, a former biology instructor, the traveling project was transformed into an event at GCC.

"It turned into this, she said. "Originally Science Fun Day and now it's the...



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