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MENAFN - Arab News - 25/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Thousands of students families and teachers will explore deep space build new cities and ride snowboards when raytheon company's interactive mathalive! exhibition premieres at the prince sultan bin abdul-aziz science and technology center (scitech) in alkohbar on wednesday (may 28).

this interactive dual-language exhibition opened in partnership with scitech and king fahd university is designed to encourage students to explore science technology engineering and math (stem) related studies to support the kingdom's focus on stem education and higher learning. the exhibition will run till june 21.

'raytheon is committed to inspiring students in the kingdom to create a lifelong relationship with math and science that will open up exciting opportunities and support the kingdom's goals of building a sustainable knowledge economy" said james r. brungess vp and senior executive raytheon international inc. saudi arabia. 'we are proud to debut mathalive! in the kingdom."

the mathalive! show offers 40 interactive displays that demonstrate the link between math and science and a number of exciting activities including building future cities and programming the robotic arm from the cupola of the international space station.

the 465-square-meter exhibit is presented in modern standard arabic as well as in english and contains exciting content relating to math at work around the world.

'partnering with raytheon to host mathalive! is a great honor and gives our students access to a compelling interactive educational experience that demonstrates the wide variety of possible careers" said habib abdalhammayel director general of scitech.

'raytheon's mathalive! exhibition will help widen student's scientific horizons and encourage them to embrace science technology engineering and math so that they are empowered to raise themselves and the kingdom to distinguished levels of excellence in these critical technology career fields" said waleed al-rasheed director of pr and marketing at scitech.


 


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