POINT MUGU, Calif. (Feb. 07, 2019)—Middle school students, teachers, and educators from Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC), Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD), Naval Surface Warfare Center (NAVSEA) and California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) are coming together to host this year’s annual STEM Tri-Warfare Center Middle School Challenge.
The STEM Tri-Warfare Center Middle School Challenge will bring together local middle school students from around Ventura County to Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) for a day long engineering excursion.
During the event, students will be tasked with an engineering problem, and will be assigned to construct a device to fulfill the engineering need using applied math, science and analytics. The curriculum is designed for emphasize the importance of engineering and how it impacts us daily.
Who: NAVFAC EXWC, NAVAIR & NAVSEA
What: Tri-Warfare Center Middle School Challenge
Where: Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif.
When: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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About Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Command (NAVFAC EXWC):
NAVFAC EXWC is a command of more than 1,300 dedicated federal employees, contractors, and military personnel who provide specialized facilities engineering, technology solutions, and life-cycle management of expeditionary equipment to the Navy, Marine Corps, federal agencies, and other Department of Defense supported commands.