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Notes: Patent and Trademark Office hosting ‘Night of Science’ this month for local students

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting a “Night of Science” event, bringing local children together with exhibitors from federal agencies like NASA and the Department of Energy.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, and is aimed at high school-age students but is accessible to all ages.

Past activities ranged from creating slime to making ice cream, WTOP reported.

According to the USPTO:

The event is expected to draw over 500 visitors from the area. There will be hands-on STEM-related activities designed to help develop problem solving, inventive thinking, and introduce visitors to intellectual property concepts like patents and trademarks. The USPTO and other STEM-focused federal agencies will have exhibits, information, and presentations that showcase STEM concepts and careers to students.

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