Tag Archives: STEAM

Digital Scavenger Hunt

You can find anything online, right? Well, only if you know how to navigate the Internet. And there’s a big difference between an online search and research. Kids honed their research skills with a digital scavenger hunt during the STEAM program … Continue reading

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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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Cracking the code with math

Our STEAM kids constructed shapes from pretzel sticks—who here remembers what a trapezium is?—and used pattern recognition to find coded, hidden messages during our Math program on Feb. 28. That program concluded our STEAM session where, each week, we used … Continue reading

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The Marshmallow Challenge with our Steam Team

The kids at our STEAM programming learned some engineering fundamentals using 20 uncooked spaghetti noodles, three feet of string, three feet of tape, and one large of marshmallow. They used these materials to build the tallest, strongest tower they could in 18 … Continue reading

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3D Printers and A+ Fun

Our STEAM series continued last Tuesday with a focus on technology. The kids programmed Ozobots—smart toys that teach the basics of coding—and checked out our new 3D printer. We’re celebrating STEAM themes all throughout the month. For the next three Tuesdays, … Continue reading

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