By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Team Orlando STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Advocate, Benn Aaronson, will take part in the first ever STEM Day at the Capitol, March 5, at the Capitol Building in Tallahassee.

5TEM Day_CapitolThe Orlando Science Center, which partners with Team Orlando on various STEM efforts, is coordinating the group that will travel to the state’s capital for the event, as a means of communicating to Florida’s lawmakers the many impactful ways that the excitement and opportunity of STEM are being presented to our youth.

“Team Orlando is excited to be a part of this important event to help educate our legislature about the importance of STEM learning and how our organization, along with our many Modeling and Simulation partners, is making an impact in this critical area,” Aaronson said. “Modeling and Simulation is an important teaching tool which provides an immersive education environment to our nation’s youth.”

“To keep our competitive edge, it’s really imperative that we increase the number of students who pursue a career in the STEM fields,” Aaronson said. “This is just another way we can stress to those in leadership that our kids needs this because it is the future of the country.”

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