Elizabeth Murdock, 19, a California State University, Stanislaus, student, speaks to Merced resident Joyce Ochoa, 7, during an engineering exercise of the Fun Brain Games and STEM Camp at the Boys and Girls Club in Merced on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The program, which consists of Stanislaus State students teaching children about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, is one of many offered during the summer to keep children academically active.
Elizabeth Murdock, 19, a California State University, Stanislaus, student, speaks to Merced resident Joyce Ochoa, 7, during an engineering exercise of the Fun Brain Games and STEM Camp at the Boys and Girls Club in Merced on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The program, which consists of Stanislaus State students teaching children about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, is one of many offered during the summer to keep children academically active. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Elizabeth Murdock, 19, a California State University, Stanislaus, student, speaks to Merced resident Joyce Ochoa, 7, during an engineering exercise of the Fun Brain Games and STEM Camp at the Boys and Girls Club in Merced on Thursday, June 23, 2016. The program, which consists of Stanislaus State students teaching children about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, is one of many offered during the summer to keep children academically active. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

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