Astronaut’s visit gets students excited about STEM

Astronaut’s visit gets students excited about STEM
Posted on 09/24/2018
Work hard, get a good education and learn STEM. NASA astronaut Scott Tingle shared a clear message to sixth-graders at Lynnhaven Middle School.

“It’s a special moment in history. We are going to have a future that’s going to bring more benefits to humans than we’ve ever had before, especially through our space program and we need you to get busy on STEM,” he told students during his Sept. 21 morning visit to the school.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math, and Tingle’s visit to Lynnhaven was the same day of third annual STEM Lab Learning Day, which is organized by Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) and Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana for all of the division’s fifth-graders.

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