Tag Archives: engineering

Gumdrop architecture

Our STEAM kids had a cup full of gumdrops, 100 toothpicks & 15 minutes to build the tallest possible tower. Then — plot twist — they had to combine all of their towers to build an enormous mega-tower. It was … Continue reading

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Learn coding at the library

Would you like your kid to learn coding? Join the Club! Our Coding Club meets at 3:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Mentor High School’s HUB. Our next meeting is Nov. 6. Our club uses Khan … Continue reading

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Engineering paper planes

Kids compete to see whose paper airplanes, which they designed, would fly the farthest. pic.twitter.com/XrQW0b0lrx — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) May 23, 2018 Kids learned about paper engineering — which, as you may have guessed, is another way of saying origami — during … Continue reading

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Learn by playing with our new STEAM kits

Kids can learn by playing with the new STEAM kits at our Main Branch. Experiment with magnetism, electricity and the water cycle with our physics kit. Check out slides with our microscope. Complete circuits; build a motor, telegraph, radio or compass. Design a … Continue reading

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Kids can make catapults, launch marshmallows at our Headlands Branch

Go medieval! Kids can build their own catapults and launch marshmallows at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at our Headlands Branch. The young engineers can compete for the longest launch and best aim. The program is free to attend … Continue reading

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