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STEAM Day activities highlight Team Scott’s mission

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Local students experience what happens when a live power line touches an item at the Ameren Illinois display at STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The display showed the power of electricity and how much damage can be caused if not handled correctly – reminding students the dangers of the high voltage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Students attending STEAM Day enjoy a performance from Starlifter, part of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Starlifter performs across the Midwest, providing morale in the form of music for military and local partners alike. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Col. J. Scot Heathman, 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, gives opening remarks to start STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The event brought local area partners to the base, as well as members across Team Scott to showcase how science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics skills are used. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Local students test their knowledge at the American Water display as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The event brought local area partners to the base, as well as members across Team Scott to showcase how science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics skills are used. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Students from the local area are briefed by 1st Lt. Justin Medige, 375th Communications Squadron flight commander, about wind power as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Students learned how science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics skills are used in jobs across the Air Force and the local area, from Security Forces to local power and water companies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Tech. Sgt. Augustine Ortega, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear instructor, tests local students abilities in hazardous material suits as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Multiple displays were set up for the over 1,000 students who attended, from building paper rockets to CBRN teams explaining the use of HAZMAT suits for protection. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Students build paper rockets as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. After building the rockets, students were able to fire them off from a pressurized air unit to see who could make their rocket fly the farthest. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Staff Sgt. Sheridyn Rupp, 375th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, puts on a “bite” suit as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The final event of the day saw the MWD team put on a demonstration showcasing the abilities of the working dogs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

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Shela, military working dog, and Staff Sgt. Gage Hyer, 375th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, apprehend Staff Sgt. Sheridyn Rupp, 375th SFS MWD handler, as part of a STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The MWDs go through training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, before being distributed to their new homes across the globe to defend the United States and our assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Local students experience what happens when a live power line touches an item at the Ameren Illinois display at STEAM Day Nov. 20, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The display showed the power of electricity and how much damage can be caused if not handled correctly – reminding students the dangers of the high voltage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg Erwin)