STEAM: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, ART, & MATH
This year it’s all about STEAM! The STEAM Initiative acknowledges and promotes these five innovative subjects to influence and relate to one another. Visit each special event every month as you learn and have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
S IS FOR SCIENCE
Saturday, January 23, 2-3 pm
Mad Science introduces Fire and Ice! Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.
T IS FOR TECHNOLOGY
Saturday, February 13, 2-3 pm
Mad Science returns for Shocktacular! Connect with your friends through the power of electricity! In this show, electric based experiments will literally make your hair stand up. Children will get a hands-on experience with inventor’s Robert Jemison Van de Graaff and Nikola Tesla contributions to science.
E IS FOR ENGINEERING
Saturday, March 19, 2-3 pm
You’re off to great places, Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So….get on your way! Shoot off a rocket ship, design a truffula tree, or build a tower for an apple! Come learn about Engineering through the imagination and books of Dr. Seuss. Lorenzo Vargas from Thematic Attic will show children the world of engineering as Dr. Seuss!
A IS FOR ART
Saturday, April 2, 2-3 pm
Child Creativity Lab introduces Fun with PlasTikobots! Children will experience an environmentally-friendly, educationaland fun project designing and creating personalized art pieces, called PlasTikobots. Supporting Earth Day and being environmentally conscious, PlasTikobots will be made from reclaimed single use plastics. This experience will foster creativity needed for problem solving, critical thinking, and the ability to innovate.Limited space available, first 25 children on a first-come, first served basis.
M IS FOR MATH
Saturday, May 14, 2-3 pm
Child Creativity Lab returns for Wind Tunnel Challenge! Create, experiment, and learn about the movement of air through research and design! Using a variety of reclaimed and recycled objects, children will create their own personalized high flying inventions that will be tested in the Child Creativity Tunnel. Limited space available, first 25 children on a first-come, first served basis.