S.T.E.M. Activities

S.T.E.M.

 

Science - breeding, genetics, nutrition
 
Technology - laser treatment, digital scales, MRI
 
Engineering - arena and barn structures, helmet design
 
Mathematics - adequate feed, proper herbicide treatment

The care of horses is increasingly dependent on their owners knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Spend a day with horses and experience how S.T.E.M. is a vital part of every day life at a farm. Each session has exercises that involve an aspect of S.T.E.M.

This workshop can be held entirely in our heated classroom, regardless of the weather. We can also come to your school for a presentation.

 

 

Science

Learn about genenetics and how they affect not only the size and athletic ability of the horse, but also the diseases that can be passed down.

Technology

Discover how technology has assisted the vet and the horse owner in both diagnosing and treating disease. Advances in technology have also made certain aspects of horse care easier and more accurate.

 

Engineering

Design a helmet that will be effective in preventing brain damage should a accident with the horse occur.

 

Math

Calculate the optimal diet for a horse based on the horse's ideal weight and required nutrients.

This workshop is suitable for Upper Elementary classes, 4-H groups, or groups who want to know more about S.T.E.M. and animals. The minimum group size is 6 and the maximum is 24. The cost is $10.00 per participant.

For more information or to schedule your group, email or call 248.634.7276

The cost of this event is
  • $10.00 per participant for a two-hour session.
Sessions offered on Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm or 4:00 pm. Schools may schedule a session during the week.
 
How to dress -
Participants are expected to wear long pants and smooth-soled boots with a small, 1/2" heel or tennis shoes.
 
 
Helmets are provided for participants under 18 when interacting with a horse. Participants may bring their own ASTM/SEI certified helmet. Bicycle, roller blading, or other sport helmets are not acceptable.
 
Participants must have a Liabilty Release form on file to participate in this event.
      9160 Eagle Road
      Davisburg, MI 48350
      248 634-7276
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