STEM Thursdays

August 6: Make Challege – Build a Pet or Toy Castle

Watch the video and learn about this week’s cardboard challenge. Try to make a cute house or castle for your pet or one of your stuffies. Share with us

July 30: Storybook Science – Fort Building Time

Watch the video and listen to the Fort Building Time book. Try to build a fort of your very own. It can be inside our outside. Share with us

July 23: Making Challenge: Build an Egg Capsule

Watch the video and follow instructions about this week’s challenge. You should use disposable materials you have at home while building this project.

July 16: Storybook Science: Flashlight Night

Watch the video and listen to the Flashlight Night story. After the book, follow the instructions to make your own flashlight at home. You can request a take home STEM kit here and pick it up at the library’s lobby

July 9: Traveling Water Experiment

Set up this simple experiment and watch as water travels defying gravity. How does it work?

July 2: Make Challenge: Build a Coin Raft

Watch the video and take the challenge to find out how good of a raft builder you are. Compete with other members of your family to see who gets the most coins on their rafts. Pick up one of our take home STEM kits at the library’s lobby. You can reserve a kit here

June 25 – Picture Book Science

The Wall in the Middle of the Book by Jon Agee: Watch the video and follow the story along. You’ll be challenged at the end to build your own wall.

June 18 – Seed Starter Project

Pick up one of our take home STEM kits. Watch the instructional video and follow the instructions to complete your seed experiment. You can reserve a kit here

Once your seeds have sprouted you can dig a hole in your yard and plant them to see how big they’ll grow.

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