Tag Archives: STEAM

Kids can make catapults, launch marshmallows at our Headlands Branch

Go medieval! Kids can build their own catapults and launch marshmallows at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at our Headlands Branch. The young engineers can compete for the longest launch and best aim. The program is free to attend … Continue reading

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Making math a game

Kids used dice, dominoes and a prize wheel to practice their addition and multiplication tables during our STEAM program last month. The children used different games of chance to receive random numbers. They then needed to find the product—of, for younger … Continue reading

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Learn how to build your own terrarium with our Picking Up STEAM Club

Young scientists can learn how to build their own terrarium with our Picking Up STEAM Club at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at our Lake Branch. The children will also explore ecology and learn about the water cycle. Our club is open to … Continue reading

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Using math and chemistry to make art

Our STEAM kids used math and chemistry to make art earlier this week. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science Technology Engineering Art Math. So using three out of five ain’t bad.) First, our kids … Continue reading

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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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