Category Archives: STEM

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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STEM Programming: Lego Fun Outline! May 14, 2014

Lego Build Program: Pirate Adventure Come for brick-snapping fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: ¬†We’ll supply the LEGO bricks: please do not bring your own. The bricks¬†must remain at the library. (elementary school students) For this program, … Continue reading

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Babies in Bloom Early Literacy: Math and Science!

Usually my Babies in Bloom program focuses on one of the 5 foundations of literacy: background knowledge, print awareness, phonological awareness, letter knowledge, and vocabulary. This week, I really wanted to mix it up using some of our other early … 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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