STEM Activities

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Summer of STEM!

This summer join us for 5 weeks of Engineering Challenges presented by professional engineers!

In Classroom: Wetlands - Nature’s Water Filter

This simulation illustrates the power of plants to absorb dissolved chemicals from water.

In Classroom: Build a Big Wheel

In teams, students design a ferris wheel made out of pasta, build it, and test it to make sure the wheel turns.

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Build a Better Bubble Blower

Design, build, and test a bubble blower.

Soap Boat

Experiment with how different soaps move a cardboard boat across the water.

Slip Sliding Away

Why do some things slide faster and farther than others?


Make your own slime, a squishy gel that's fun to play with.

Shaky Skyscraper

How high can you build a skyscraper--on a wiggly, wobbly foundation?

Ice Cream Special

How do you make ice cream without a freezer or an ice cream maker?

Homemade Wigglebot

Create a robot that can draw its own designs.

Curious George Sailboat

Make a toy boat out of recycled materials.

Curious George Pinwheel

Make your own pinwheel and see how fast it spins!

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