Our Annual Aspiring Scientists, Technologists, Engineers and Mathematicians (ASTEM) event will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 10 am to noon in Bull Run Hall of George Mason University Science & Technology Campus in Prince William.
Registration is now open:
This event is open to students in grades 7 and 8 who attend schools in Manassas City, Manassas Park, or Prince William County School Divisions. Registration is limited to 190 students. Students must register by 1/20/17
There is no charge for the event or for parking, and participants are free to park in any open parking lot at George Mason University Prince William Campus. Please do not park in Freedom Aquatics and FitnessCenter parking lot.
The schedule will be as follows:
10:00 a.m. - Check in and obtain student concurrent session schedules. Visit exhibit tables showcasing GS@IP student research, innovations, and inventions.
10:15 a.m. to noon - Student concurrent sessions and parent session (RSVP required).
Concurrent Session Offerings for Students:
Concurrent sessions for each of the programs below will be offered for student participants at 3 separate times during the event.
- Innovations explorations
- Explorations in chemistry
- Explorations in physics
- Explorations in engineering
- Math Logic challenge
While every consideration will be made to put you in your selection each session, the session and room capacity will also dictate where students are assigned for each session. ASTEM capacity is 190 students. After 190, students will be placed on the wait list and added only as capacity allows. Students must register by 1/20/17.
Parent Session on "Preparing Your Student for College":
One session will be offered at 10:15-11:15 a.m. This is a great opportunity to gain insights as to how you might assist your student with transitioning into a college environment and college-level academics.
Parents should RSVP for the college preparatory program to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions, please call 703-993-7027 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .