At Fairchild Wheeler Magnet School this year’s introductory STEM Camp project is to create face masks and a marketing campaign to get teenagers to wear them. They are also learning about the science behind masks and their effectiveness.

The goal is to make 10,000 face masks and a “wear your mask” commercial.

Fairchild received a donation of supplies from KUBTEC Medical Imaging of Stratford. The masks will eventually be donated to nursing homes and child care facilities. Other donations came from Benefit Codings and Z-Medica LLC of Wallingford.

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