Tallahassee Museum Gets Guests In Touch With Science

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Posted at 11:40 PM, Aug 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-22 23:40:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)-- The Tallahassee Museum held a science oriented event Saturday. 

People were able to learn about Florida's native plants and wildlife. They were also able to handle snake, explore different trees, and learn about animal habitats. 

A volunteer coordinator for the museum explained why an event like this is needed.

Charlotte Waters said, "People have noticed that within the STEM fields there is not many minorities and women. And so what we're trying to do is show that STEM is an activity or that STEM sciences and everything related to that is something that everyone can be apart of. It's not something that's really scary. So what we're doing is creating digestible activities for not only young children, but young professionals, high schoolers, all ages."

STEM activities were held in the discovery center and admission was free for participating guests.