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LI’s biggest STEM event to have 600 students competing

More than 600 students from 26 schools will compete in Long Island’s largest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) engineering event on May 18.

The New York City-based Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education-Tech (CIJE-Tech) Young Engineers Conference enables students to demonstrate their working robotic, electronic, biomedical products and prototypes as well as compete against area teams and schools.

Students work in small groups and engage in hands-on experiments. CIJE-Tech is a curriculum with a year each of scientific and biomedical engineering.

The event is from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Haftr Middle School, 44 Frost Lane.

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