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Jurupa Valley STEM Expo to blast off with scientist from JPL’s Saturn exploration mission

By in Press Enterprise on October 27, 2017

By Staff report

A JPL scientist who worked on the Cassini Mission that explored Saturn, robotics, rockets, and catapult building will be among the many activities youths can experience at the free STEM Expo 2017 Nov. 4 at the Jurupa Mountains Discovery Center.

JPL scientist Dr. Morgan L. Cable

Organizations with booths for presenting interactive STEM-related activities include Gears 2 Robots, iFly Ontario, Riverside Astronomical Society, UC Riverside and JPL. The California Inland Empire Council – Boy Scouts of America, which is co-hosting the event with the center, will also be on hand.

At 1 p.m. JPL scientist Dr. Morgan L. Cable will discuss discovering life in the solar system in her presentation on “Exploring Ocean Worlds.”

Thomas Messerschmidt, of the Riverside Robotics Society, will make a presentation on “Artificial Intelligence and Robots” at 3 p.m.

The event will run 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking and admission is free. The center is at 7621 Granite Hill Dr. in Jurupa Valley.

Information: 949-836-2399 or scoutstemexpo@gmail.com

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