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Come and avail this fabulous and affordable opportunity and enroll in the 5 hands-on STEM workshops where students take their projects home!!! This program teaches school students about the importance of STEM through a variety of STEM related projects, experiments, courses, classes and interacting with volunteers in related fields. The students will gain an appreciation of STEM that will hopefully lead to increased interest as they progress through school and hopefully enter the STEM disciplines professionally.

Each week there will be a different STEM project and some include kits to take home!

STEM Projects:

Week 1: Magnet Mania
Students learn about how magnets work, electromagnets, and the application and uses of magnets. The students take home the Kidzlabs Magnet Science kit home!

Week 2Astronomy Class
This class teaches students about the different planets, the formation of night and day, and how gravity works. Students will get to assemble and paint the Planetarium and take the Solar System kit home.

Week 3Digital Microscope
The kids will study 4 bug specimens of Stag Beetle, Long Horn Beetle, Fire Bug and Scorpion. They will analyze the weave on the fabric and will take a USB containing pictures and videos of their findings.

Week 4Electronic Circuits
Learn about electricity, electrons, voltage source, conductors, and insulators in this fun class. Students will design the circuit and make a glow-up greeting to be taken home!

Week 5CAT Machines
In this program students will learn about applications and shapes of the following machines-Wheel Loader, Backhoe, Excavator, Dump Truck and Bulldozer. Students will get to take home one of the toy machine home.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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Afterschool STEAM Engine at Proctor School 
N/A 3 - 5 Tu  03/01/2022 - 03/29/2022
02:50 PM - 03:50 PM

Proctor Elementary School
$150.00 R, $150.00 NR
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Afterschool STEAM Engine at Zeh School 
N/A 3 - 5 Th  03/03/2022 - 03/31/2022
02:50 PM - 03:50 PM

Zeh Elementary School
$150.00 R, $150.00 NR
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Afterschool STEAM Engine at Peaslee School 
N/A 3 - 5 Tu  05/10/2022 - 06/07/2022
03:25 PM - 04:25 PM

Peaslee Elementary School
$150.00 R, $150.00 NR
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Afterschool STEAM Engine at Lincoln School 
N/A 3 - 5 Th  05/12/2022 - 06/09/2022
03:25 PM - 04:25 PM

Lincoln St. Elementary School
$150.00 R, $150.00 NR
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