The Times West Virginian

October 25, 2012

‘You can do anything’

Students learn, have fun at NASA IV&V’s ‘Day in the Park’

By Kaylyn Christopher
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Hundreds of middle school students left the Technology Park Research Center with a newfound appreciation for science after attending NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation Program’s annual event, “Day in the Park,” on Wednesday.

NASA IV&V collaborated with the West Virginia High Tech Consortium Foundation to organize the event for the 13th year in a row.

“Our NASA IV&V program outreach team strives to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),” Jess White, education specialist for NASA, said.

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