Prepare for Lift-Off: New STEM Program Introduced in Geary

By Chad Waters Editor

Anew science and technology program will start soon at nearly a dozen elementary schools in western Oklahoma. Devon Energy is sponsoring FIRST Lego League Jr. teams at the schools by providing all materials and training teachers to be coaches. FIRST Lego League Jr. is a fun, skill-building competition for grades K-4. Students are given a real-world scientific topic and asked to solve a problem.

They conduct research and build motorized Lego models to demonstrate their solution. The students then use their model to compete in a regional expo in November. This year’s theme is Mission Moon



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