Tag Archives: STEAM

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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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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Eggs-citing science experiments

We made volcano eggs, a twist on the classic baking soda volcano. All you need to do is add baking soda to your egg dye. pic.twitter.com/Jfx3hCoIHj — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) March 28, 2018 We made volcano eggs last week, a twist … Continue reading

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Test out the newest technology when the Tech Lab visit

Kids can play with the newest tech toys when the NEO-RLS Tech Lab visits at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at our Main Branch. Children can use more than 25 different pieces of technology including virtual reality, Sphero coding balls and more. … Continue reading

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