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Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Students walked through a 40-foot trailer housing interactive science exhibits today outside Liberty Hill Middle School in Killeen.

The Trailblazer II, sponsored by the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, featured five exhibits, including hands-on activities about energy, weather, aerodynamics and biotechnology.

Seventh-grader Jeesoo Min said math and science are her two favorite subjects, so she was excited about walking through the trailer.

“It was cool,” Min said. “I get to know the explanations of why things happen.”

Liberty Hill counselor Lendy Jones said the Killeen Independent School District Education Foundation provided the school with a grant of about $2,400 to go toward promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

“We are very under-resourced in the United States,” Jones said. “This is a way to show careers and highlight the STEM field in an interactive way.”

Read more about the event and see photos in tomorrow's Killeen Daily Herald.

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