STM-Ed students explain science behind Christmas

12/16/16 sds
Students from Fort Hays State University's Science Technology and Mathematics Education program recently performed their annual science and math Christmas show for more than 130 children and parents.

Students read Dr. Suess's How the Grinch Stole Christmas and explained how the Grinch was scientifically able to pull off his Christmas heist, including how his heart could grow, how he could shrink to fit down the chimney and move around the room without causing disturbance.

At the end of the program, Will Pingsterhaus, a Cimmaron senior majoring in mathematics education, made an appearance as Santa Clause and explained how he powers his sleigh.

Students are listed alphabetically by home town:

Alexander (67513): Katie Showalter is a senior majoring in biology education.

Cimmaron (67835): Will Pingsterhaus is a senior majoring in mathematics education.

Colwich (67030): Clay Kear is a senior majoring in mathematics education.

Hays (67601): Samantha Rohleder is a junior majoring in biology education.
Brianna Wooldridge is a senior majoring in mathematics education.
Chelsea Zimmerman is a senior majoring in mathematics education.

Hoyt (66440): Thomas Broxterman is a senior majoring in mathematics education.

Leoti (67861): Nicole Fischer is a senior majoring mathematics education.

Lincoln (67455): Breanna Meier is a sophomore majoring in biology education.

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