Students learn about science careers at STEM Summit

The Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored the third annual eighth grade STEM Summit on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The students visited with local businesses that have science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers at the Armed Forces Reserve and Community Center in Cambridge, along with going through various labs at Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

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Terri Nelson of Pine Technical College shows eighth grader Vanesa Hopkey how to perform CPR. Photos by Elizabeth Sias Paul Moyer, a network technician with Century Link, teaches students about fiber optic cables. Students learn about meteorology with the WCCO weather van. Students learn about dentistry with East Cambridge Dental. Andy Larsen with Motek shows students a part from a John Deere tractor. Adam Gau with the Isanti Police Department allows students to try out a pair of binoculars worth $10,000.
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Terri Nelson of Pine Technical College shows eighth grader Vanesa Hopkey how to perform CPR. Photos by Elizabeth Sias