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Engineering for the zip line

As part of our STEAM series, kids designed and built weights out of our Lego Blocks. Then we saw which weights traveled the farthest and fastest on our zip line. Our STEAM series returns next year with a program focused … Continue reading

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Get making at our Creation Station

Want to make a stop-motion film? How about building a robot out of an electric toothbrush? Or creating a light-up greeting card with an electrical circuit? Then you’ll want to check out the Creation Station at our Lake Branch. Each month, … Continue reading

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The Marshmallow Challenge with our Steam Team

The kids at our STEAM programming learned some engineering fundamentals using 20 uncooked spaghetti noodles, three feet of string, three feet of tape, and one large of marshmallow. They used these materials to build the tallest, strongest tower they could in 18 … Continue reading

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Engineering with our STEAM Kids

Kids learned about aerodynamics, tensile strength, and structural engineering as part of our STEAM series on Tuesday. First, they made paper airplanes and flew them using enormous rubber bands. Then, they built tree houses out of Lego blocks. Finally, they … Continue reading

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