Maddie Mette Showing a Coral Core at the 2023 St. Petersburg Science Festival
Maddie Mette holds up a slice from a coral core in front of a group of students at the 2023 St. Petersburg Science Festival. For more than 10 years, the St. Petersburg Science Festival has celebrated STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) activities with elementary school children and the public over a two-day event. The USGS has been a supporter of this event since its inception, and was a premiere exhibitor at this year’s event—exhibiting eight different activities during the public festival on Saturday, February 18th. 2023.