STEM shows girls fun side of science, technology

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STEM GIRLS DAY: East Carolina University hosted the second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Girls Day on campus Oct. 12. The event is designed to expose Pitt County middle school girls to the fun side of science, technology, engineering, math and medicine. At left in bottom photo, Margaret Turner from the ECU College of Technology and Computer Science speaks to the girls about the field of engineering. Robots used during the session had diverse skills such as reacting to heat, avoiding obstacles, forming a peace sign and dancing the hokey pokey. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)