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Getting a charge out of science

First, the metaphorical light bulb above Avery’s head turned on. Then, he lit the literal light bulb at his fingertips. Kids learned how to create and complete an electrical circuit during our science program this week, and that’s just one of … Continue reading

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STEAM: The Sweet Science

Kids got a taste of how sweet science can be during the first program in our STEAM series on Tuesday. They learned about densities and chemical reactions, and they got to use candy in their experiments. First, kids tested the densities of … Continue reading

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Full STEAM Ahead at Mentor Public Library

Starting in October, Mentor Public Library is launching Full STEAM Ahead. For five consecutive Tuesdays, the library will offer hands-on activities that reinforce STEAM curriculum. Each week, we’ll focus on a different aspect of STEAM. Science on Oct. 4 Technology … Continue reading

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Getting ready to explode

Young scientists have one more chance to blow stuff up this summer at our Headlands Branch. Our Get Ready, Get Set, Blow Up & Read series concludes at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. During the series, kids have combined household … Continue reading

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Young scientists at our Headlands Branch

The young scientists at our Headlands Branch performed several experiments on Saturday. They made and flew circular airplanes, tested the strength of static cling, and even used alka-seltzer tablets and water to transform film canisters into rockets. If you’re looking for … Continue reading

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