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Programs and Activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

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April in the STEAM Lab!

April STEAM Lab Schedule:

Tuesday 3 Meet a Scientist: Bird Biologist Emily Cook 11:30-12:30

Today in the STEAM lab, you can meet a real life bird biologist, Emily Cook, who will lead a story time and teach you about her research on Crows on the island of Rota. There will be time for a question and answer session, so bring your curious scientist questions!

 

Wednesday 4  Meet a Scientist: Bird Biologist Emily Cook 11:30-12:30

Today in the STEAM lab, you can meet a real life bird biologist, Emily Cook, who will lead a story time and teach you about her research on Crows on the island of Rota. There will be time for a question and answer session, so bring your curious scientist questions!

 

Thursday 5  Meet a Scientist: Bird Biologist Emily Cook 11:30-12:30

Today in the STEAM lab, you can meet a real life bird biologist, Emily Cook, who will lead a story time and teach you about her research on Crows on the island of Rota. There will be time for a question and answer session, so bring your curious scientist questions!

 

Friday 6- Closed/STEAM building activities may be brought out.

 

Saturday 7- STEAM Saturday building activities

Today in the STEAM Lab you can build something that moves! Make a Lego car or a Velcro car and try it out! You can also play with our wooden cars and ramps set. Enjoy open ended, exploratory play in the STEAM Lab!

 

Tuesday April 10 Exploring Wind Power 2-4

Can you build something that is powered by wind? Today in the STEAM lab, you can try an open ended building challenge and see if you can make something that moves using wind power!

 

Wednesday April 11 Exploring Wind Power 2-4

Can you build something that is powered by wind? Today in the STEAM lab, you can try an open ended building challenge and see if you can make something that moves using wind power!

 

Thursday April 12 Exploring Wind Power 2-4

Can you build something that is powered by wind? Today in the STEAM lab, you can try an open ended building challenge and see if you can make something that moves using wind power!

 

Friday April 13 Exploring Wind Power 2-4

Can you build something that is powered by wind? Today in the STEAM lab, you can try an open ended building challenge and see if you can make something that moves using wind power!

 

Saturday April 14 STEAM Saturday Building Activities 10-1

Today in the STEAM Lab you can be creative and practice your engineering skills. Straws and Connectors, Duplos, and blocks will be available for open ended building activities. Build a bridge, a tower, or anything you choose!


School Break Week 1

Monday April 16 Maker Monday: Makey-Makey and Snap Circuits 10-1:00

Try out a Play-Doh piano using Makey-Makey, or experiment with Snap Circuits for Maker Monday. You can also see our 3D printer in action!

 

Tuesday April 17 Flight Day: Stomp Rockets 1-3

Design and make your own stomp rocket to take home, and try it with our stomp rocket launcher. Pending weather, we will try these outside!

 

Wednesday April 18 Anyone Can Grow Food: Seed Starting 10:30-11, 12-12:30 & 2:30-3

Today in the STEAM Lab you can learn all about starting seeds, and plant a seed to take home as part of our Anyone Can Grow Food program!

 

Thursday April 19 Engineering Day: Make an Earthquake-proof Structure 10-1

Can you build a structure that can withstand the power of an earthquake? Today in the STEAM lab you can practice your engineering skills and build a structure, then we will test it on a shakey surface! Make changes and try it again, just like an engineer!

 

Friday April 20 Nature Day STEAM Challenge 2-4

It’s nature day at the museum, and today in the STEAM Lab you can try to make bird nest that can stay up on its own and hold eggs!

 

Saturday April 21 Nature Day

It’s nature day at the museum, and today in the STEAM Lab you can try to make bird nest that can stay up on its own and hold eggs!

 

Sunday April 22: Earth Day: DF Richard Visit 12-1

Join us for Earth Day t the museum! D.F. Richard will be in the STEAM Lab leading kids in building energy efficient mini houses to take home!

 

School Break Week 2

 

Monday April 23 Maker Monday: Makey-Makey and Snap Circuits 10-1

Try out a Play-Doh piano using Makey-Makey, or experiment with Snap Circuits for Maker Monday. You can also see our 3D printer in action!


Tuesday April 24 Cocheco Humane Society Visit 10:30-12:30

Special guests from the Cocheco Humane Society will be visiting the STEAM Lab with crafts, stories, and an animal friend for you to meet! Drop in from 10:30-12:30

 

Wednesday April 25 Flight Day: Make a Stomp Rocket 10-1

Design and make your own stomp rocket to take home, and try it with our stomp rocket launcher. Pending weather, we will try these outside!

 

Thursday April 26 Engineering Day: Make an Earthquake-Proof Structure  2-4

Can you build a structure that can withstand the power of an earthquake? Today in the STEAM lab you can practice your engineering skills and build a structure, then we will test it on a shakey surface! Make changes and try it again, just like an engineer!

 

Friday April 27 Building Activities 2-4

Today in the STEAM Lab you can build something that moves! Make a Lego car or a Velcro car and try it out! You can also play with our wooden cars and ramps set. Enjoy open ended, exploratory play in the STEAM Lab!

 

Saturday April 28 STEAM Saturday Building Activities-Cars

Today in the STEAM Lab you can build something that moves! Make a Lego car or a Velcro car and try it out! You can also play with our wooden cars and ramps set. Enjoy open ended, exploratory play in the STEAM Lab!

 

 


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