STEM Night at the Cryptologic Museum

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Caitlyn Haslam, 15, a sophomore at Meade High School, works on a coding assignment with her dad William Haslam of the NSA during STEM Night on Nov. 9 at the National Cryptologic Museum. (Photos by Nicole Munchel)
Keaton Hill, 13, son of Lt. Col. Joseph Hill, works with Master Sgt. Robert Ellis on a mini cyber challenge. The two-hour event, geared to ages 10 and older, featured games, crafts and demonstrations on how to apply science, technology, engineering and math in everyday life. About 600 people attended the popular event.

Children and adults tested their creativity and analytical skills at the annual STEM Night at the Museum on Nov. 9 at the National Cryptologic Museum.

About 600 people attended the two-hour event, which featured games, crafts and demonstrations on science, technology, engineering and math.

The museum was overwhelmed with community support for the popular event, said Louis Leto, its public affairs officer.

Activities included cyber challenges, cipher coding, dinosaur hunts, commandeering a mini satellite, building cables, and learning about micro-electronics.

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