Category Archives: Science Experiments

FUNology: Build it Up, Knock it Down

This fun STEM program based off live-action Angry Birds, but we tried different set ups and demolition. FUNology is a program at AACPL that focuses on integrating interesting scientific principles with science activities, experiments and education. My programs tend to … Continue reading

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Spring Break STEM Movie: The Princess and the Frog

It was a very successful program, with 20 children participants and 11 parent participants. The parents really appreciate being able to bring the whole family, even their toddlers to see the movie and know that other parents will be understanding … Continue reading

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FUNology: Kinetics

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math In this program, we did a series of activities, some focus directly on different types of kinetic energy, others that focus on identifying how your body moves, and finally how kinetic movement has affected art, … Continue reading

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A Bugs Life: STEM style

At our library last night, I really got an opportunity to be creative and have fun with a new idea, incorporating STEM activities into our movie programs. For A Bug’s Life, I really wanted the kids to have an idea … Continue reading

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Homeschool Science: Buoyancy

I began my volunteer programming this week at Homestead Library, where I was formerly the Interim Programming Coordinator, running all of the programming (Adult, Teen, K-5, Toddler), and before that an Intern who focused on programming. When my Interim position … Continue reading

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Job Transitions, Maker Spaces and Volunteering

While the change from Programming Coordinator at Homestead to Library Clerk at CLP Squirrel Hill has been difficult, I’ve already learned a lot this week!! I can do so many new things with Millennium, and I’ve been passing along all … Continue reading

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Homeschool Science: Ice Sculptures (Salt and Ice)

This project was based on this¬†experiment that I found through Pinterest. Like last week, first we looked at the Scientific Method to flesh out our experiment. Ask a Question Do Background Research Construct a Hypothesis Test Your Hypothesis by Doing … Continue reading

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