Karen Escobedo, a Lopez Early College High School student, uses a hair dryer to keep a ball up in the air during the Physics Circus, which was part of Student Day during the RiSA Festival.
Biology sophomore Michael De Anda shows a group of Lopez Early College High School students a flower dipped in liquid nitrogen during the Physics Circus. The liquid nitrogen freezes the flower and makes it brittle.
IDEA students walk across the bridge toward Main Building on the Brownsville campus during the RiSA Student Day.
Lopez Early College High School students Belen Gonzalez lights a match while Jose Contreras watches during the Fill the Cup activity that was part of the Rio Grande Valley Science and Arts Festival Student Day held today. Around 250 high school students and teachers attended the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics workshops and activities led by faculty and local community leaders, according to a news release .