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Building landing gear & blasting off

Learning about air pressure at our STEAM program pic.twitter.com/C00K8kp8yi — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) June 25, 2019 We learned about air pressure and built landing gear for our marshmallow astronauts when during our STEAM program last month. Our young scientists tackled three … Continue reading

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NASA engineer to discuss Orion spacecraft at Mentor Library

We’re hosting a program that will put stars in your eyes. For one special evening, Aimee Bogner – an electrical engineer at the NASA Glenn Research Center – will introduce everyone to Orion, NASA’s newest spacecraft, during a program at … Continue reading

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Duck when you enter the Drone Zone

The kids who came to our STEAM program on Tuesday designed buildings out of note cards and tape. Then they tried to navigate drones through their skylines. The design and engineering went well. The drones… well… you can see for … 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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Lake Branch opening STEAM station for kids

Kids can combine play and learning when they try out the new STEAM Station at our Lake Branch. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.) Fledgling scientists as young as … Continue reading

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