MANITOWOC, WI – Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center hosts its third STEM Week Tuesday, December 27 through Thursday, December 29, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm each day. The family-friendly activities offered at this event will be focused around agriculture science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
“We know families are looking for additional options when the kids have winter break and friends and relatives visit for the holidays,” says Patty Lehn, Farm Wisconsin’s executive director. “We’re pleased to provide this fun option on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.”
STEM Week will consist of three days of activities, such as a virtual reality tour of a Wisconsin cheese plant, making biodegradable plastic from corn, and barn engineering. Visitors can also harvest potatoes, see the inside of a bone through a microscope, and learn about how pigs are identified.
In addition, STEM Week will have rotating activities each day provided by the following organizations: Lakeshore Technical College, Wisconsin Beef Council, Insight FS, LaClare Family Creamery, Bayland Buildings, CentralStar Cooperative, and Manitowoc County Farm Bureau.
“We’re thrilled for this opportunity to showcase the science behind how beef cattle are raised and the importance of beef in a balanced diet.” says Kaitlyn Riley, director of communication and outreach for Wisconsin Beef Council. “It’s our pleasure to once again join Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center for this fun way to highlight STEM in agriculture.”
Access to this event will be included in the price of regular Farm Wisconsin admission. Purchase admission ahead of time, here: The center will be open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm each day of STEM Week and the Wisconsin Café will offer breakfast and lunch, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center
The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is a state-of-the-art, interactive agricultural education center located in Manitowoc County. Farm Wisconsin connects visitors’ curiosity to the wonder of Wisconsin agriculture and provides guests with a better understanding of their food sources and their importance. The center features 10,000 square feet of hands-on learning opportunities and a birthing barn where visitors may watch calves being born daily. The center was named one of Time for Kids’ World’s 50 Coolest Places of 2019.
Regular Farm Wisconsin admission rates are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors 62 and older, and $10 for youth 3-18. Children 2 and younger are admitted free of charge. Farm Wisconsin members are also admitted free of charge. To inquire about membership or other offerings, visit