Mathews County Public Schools’ gifted education program held its annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program, Camp Innovation, last week at Thomas Hunter Middle School. Thirty-three rising third through fifth graders spent the week with hands-on exercises to put their problem-solving skills to the test. Above, Faith Lewis, Kymberlyn Mitchell and Sophia McNulty, from left, construct a device to launch a rubber ducky, working on accuracy and distance. Below, Ayla Liles-Crayton, Grace Hall and Laney Hall, from left, come up with a traffic design to protect pedestrians from cars running red lights. Photos by Charlie Koenig
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