About STEM Fest

WiSE STEM Fest is a one-day event held on the Iowa State campus. Geared towards elementary aged kids, this event gives people of all ages a chance to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations, and companies.

STEM Fest video


The 3rd Annual STEM Fest will be held in Spring 2019 in Howe and Elings Halls. Due to increased scheduling constraints, the event will no longer be held in September. Please check back in the fall for an exact date. We hope you can join us this spring!

STEM Fest is FREE and open to the public with an emphasis towards elementary school age children. Parents and children will love the fun, educational activities! 


Parking is available behind Howe and Sukup Hall. Click on the above link to view a campus map. 


STEM Fest has something for everyone! Click on the above link to view 2017 activities. 

Activities include, but are not limited to: robotics, Wildlife Care Clinic, simulated calf birth, virtual reality, tractors, Insect Zoo, and 3-D printing. 

The ISU Dairy Science Club will be offering ice cream and Joyful Colorz Face Painting will be offering FREE face painting, courtsey of The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE). 

Provide An Activity at STEM Fest

If you are interested in hosting a table and providing an activity, please contact stemfest@iastate.edu


Contact Information

Program for Women in Science & Engineering • stemfest@iastate.edu • 515-294-0966