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STEM Carnival

Academic Day, Spring Preview Day, STEMonstrations and STEM Carnival!

On each annual Academic Day, students from 13 counties in the region are invited to participate in a math competition and STEMonstrations. Students may participate in the Regional ACTM Math Contest, sponsored by the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the winners will go on to compete in the state contest at the University of Central Arkansas. Students may also participate in the STEMonstrations, sponsored by Lyon College. Top-placing students will be considered for scholarships to Lyon College. To view the Lyon College Academic Day page, click the button below!

Academic Day 

 

In addition to Academic Day, Lyon College will also be hosting Spring Preview Day. Lyon Preview Day is a great opportunity for all high school students to experience Lyon College. The day begins with registration and presentations by Admissions, Financial Aid, and Career Services. Then students will hear success stories from Lyon graduates. To view the Lyon College Spring Preview Day page, click the button below!

 Spring Preview Day

*All events are free, and students MUST be accompanied by a parent or adult.
 


So what all is happening?

Academic Day: 8:15 a.m.
*Math Testing: Begins promptly at 9:15 a.m.
  • Derby Math and Science Center

 

Spring Preview Day: 10 a.m.
  • Nucor Auditorium, Lyon Business and Economics Building

 

Food truck Row: Noon
  • Between the Nichols Administation building and Alphin Humanities building

 
STEMonstrations: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Rockets - 20 tickets available

  • Chemistry Magic - 24 tickets available

  • Creating Cheese and Putty - 24 tickets available

  • Molecular Genetics and DNA - 24 tickets available

  • Fruit Fly Genetics - 24 tickets available

To reserve your ticket, email pamela.palermo@lyon.edu with your top 3 choices!

 

STEM Carnival - 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • STEM and ART (Steam) mini session, "How to integrate art and science"

  • 3D printing

  • Chemistry of Ceramics

  • Cyanotypes

  • Make and print your own T-shirt

  • Virtual reality games

  • Videogames as art and literature

  • Photo booth

  • Cash cube

  • Popcorn, snowcones, and cotton candy

  • Meet the robotics team

To reserve your ticket, email pamela.palermo@lyon.edu.

 

Math Test Award Ceremony - 3 p.m.
  • Nucor Auditorium, Lyon Business and Economics Building

 

Free Softball/Baseball tickets

Lyon College will be handing out free Softball/Baseball game tickets throughout the day! The game schedule is below:

Lyon College softball game at noon at Howard and Mary House Field

Lyon College baseball game at 2 p.m. at Fred Wann Field

Lyon College baseball game at 5 p.m. at Fred Wann Field