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Kids and tech in the Capitol for ‘STEM Matters!’ event

"STEM Matters!" event has kids and high-tech stuff at dozens of booths and displays in the state Capitol rotunda on Tuesday, Jan. 24. (Otto Kitsinger)

On three floors of the Capitol rotunda today, the Idaho STEM Action Center is sponsoring exhibits relating to science, technology, engineering or math, many with avid kids making use of the the tech stuff. Thirty-one organizations ranging from libraries and after-school programs to universities and businesses are taking part, for a “celebration of all things STEM” at the Capitol building today entitled “STEM Matters!” The event runs until 4 p.m. today.  

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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