By on May 20, 2013

STEM3_AlexCookeHundreds of Melrose students and their families packed the Melrose Middle School for the 2nd Annual STEM Expo on Saturday, November 17.  Children of all ages participated in a wide range of science, technology, engineering and math-related activities, including: building and racing LEGO vehicles, designing circuits made of conductive play-doh, creating bridges out of boxes and ropes, solving math puzzles, tying knots, constructing towers, participating in Destination Imagination challenges, and driving a VEX robot created by the Middle School robotics team.

This year’s Expo also featured the creation of a community sculpture, led by Kris Rodolico of Follow your Art.  The final result was a beautiful tree, complete with leaves, birds and squirrels, made entirely of recycled materials.