Tag Archives: STEAM

Making sense of the senses

Our STEAM Club experimented with their senses recently — learning about their taste, sight, touch, smelling and hearing. They tested what it was like to taste something without saliva, experimented with their depth perception, and used potato chips to learn … Continue reading

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Learning coding basics at the library

Kids used robots called Ozobots to learn the basics of coding last week at our Headlands Branch. Here’s how it worked: The kids created path for the robots using different colors and lines. Then, the Ozobots used their optical sensors to … Continue reading

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Learn coding basics through play at our Headlands Branch

Kids can play with robots and learn the basics of coding during a special program at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at our Headlands Branch. Children will “train” pocket-sized droids called Ozobots. Here’s how it works: First, the kids create … Continue reading

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Geometry & art at the library

We mixed geometry and art during our most recent STEAM program at the library. Kids made mixed-media collages using basic shapes — for example, turning ovals into clouds and making ice-cream cones from circles and triangles. They also painted eye-popping … 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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