The NASCAR Hall of Fame is hosting a STE(A)M challenge day for high school students on Tuesday, Feb. 15. Students in attendance will receive a PBL challenge inspired by NASCAR. solution to their problem using provided resources—artifacts, materials, professional expertise, interactive stations and more. Afterward, they’ll present their ideas to a panel of experts. Education learning stations will be on display and available for demonstrations with staff members. The resources are designed to allow the groups to tackle challenges from many different avenues. For example, if students receive a challenge based on engineering or aerodynamics, they can ask an engineer, utilize the wind tunnel, explore cars and parts, and build design options within a maker space. Students will also have the opportunity to utilize the Hall of Fame’s interactive activities, including the computer race simulator, which allows players to compete on NASCAR tracks. The day will conclude with student groups presenting their problems and solutions to a panel of industry experts. Hailing from different race teams, tracks, engine shops, the hospitality industry and other career tracks, these experts will answer the students’ questions and provide feedback on their projects.
DATE: TUESDAY, FEB. 15
CAPACITY: 600 STUDENTS
TIME: 9 A.M. – 2 P.M.
TICKET PRICE: $25 PER STUDENT
**Includes admission, lunch, race simulation and a group photo;
free for teacher/chaperone, 1:10 ratio; $18 per additional
chaperone, does not include lunch, additional $5 voucher
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