If your child is into science, technology, engineering and math (or would they like to be), this is the time for them to shine. Read or talk through a STEM book with us and then we’ll do a STEM-based activity together.
Attention, Junior Scientists! This STEM-based program for ages 9-12 features a book and science activities that encourage deep thinking, inquiry, and fun.
Theme: Freezing Hands
Featured Book: What Color is My World by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Quart Ziploc Bag
Gallon Ziploc Bag
1 cup of half and half
2 tbsp sugar
3 cups of ice
1/3 cup kosher or ice cream salt
Inventing materials, such as:
Egg carton cups, etc.
Featured Book: The Secret Life of the Little Brown Bat by Laurence Pringle
Metal mixing bowl
Tape OR rubber band that fits over bowl
Large wooden spoon
1 tsp cup of dry rice
Hardcover book or notebook
6” x 6” piece of cardboard or empty cereal box
For experimentation: Variety of flat kitchen materials, e.g. metal tray, plastic plate or lid, empty containers (Nothing that can break!)
Featured Book: Poop Detectives by Ginger Wadsworth
6 small cups
Three objects with pungent smells, such as:
Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card is required for registration. If you do not have a card, click here to obtain a card.
Attendance is limited to 40 participants. Your Zoom name must match your registration name for you to be admitted to the program. A link to the Zoom meeting room will be sent 1 hour prior to the event.