ST. PAUL -- The National Hockey League's (NHL) Minnesota Wild announced today that it will host its first-ever STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Day in partnership with EVERFI, the leading edtech company that provides scalable digital real-world education for millions of students of all ages. The event will take place at TRIA Rink at Treasure Island Center on Thursday, May 2 from 10 a.m. - noon.
Minnesota Wild Teacher of the Year Sarah Nelson and nearly 90 students from Hidden Oaks Middle School in Prior Lake will take part in the event, dedicated to creating a hands on learning experience using hockey to explore STEM topics.
All attending students studied Future Goals Program, a NHL and National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) initiative that leverages the game of hockey to teach critical STEM skills to students in grades 4-7.
Students will explore six STEM stations focused on:
- Ice surface
- Hockey equipment
Additionally, students will enjoy complimentary lunch provided by Chick-fil-A Minnesota following the event.
To learn more about the Minnesota Wild Future Goals Program, visit Wild.com.