STEAM WEEK: Simple Experiments at Home

Experiment #1: Exploding Lunch Bag https://youtu.be/F-i7gcpx1mE YOU WILL NEED: One small zip-lock bagBaking sodaWarm waterVinegarMeasuring cupTissue DIRECTIONS: Put 1/4 cup of warm water into the bag.Add 1/2 cup of vinegar…

STEAM Week: Healthy Breathing

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. L. Frank Baum We all feel better when we take in a nice slow deep breath. We know it helps us to…

Science Experiments With Suma

Suma is at it again - see what scientific experiments she gets up to today! https://youtu.be/I4vslXXzZTo Experiment #1: BALLOON POWERED LEGO CAR YOU WILL NEED: Basic Lego bricksBalloonsStrawsTape DIRECTIONS: Cut…

STEAM WEEK: Mathematics

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In honor of STEAM Week, I've put together a series of books on various topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Today, we're focusing on the M: Mathematics. What makes…

STEAM WEEK: Art (and Chemistry!)

When you hear the word "chemistry" you probably think of a science lab, factory, or other formal scientific environment. But really, chemistry---the study of the what substances are made of…

STEAM WEEK: Engineering

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In honor of STEAM Week, I’ve put together a series of books on various topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Today, we’re focusing on the E: Engineering. In fields…

STEAM WEEK: Technology

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In honor of STEAM Week, I've put together a series of books on various topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Today, we're focusing on the T: Technology. In recent…

STEAM WEEK: Food Science

All cooking and eating uses STEAM. Science makes liquids boil, turns batter into cakes, and sugar into caramels. Technology and engineering preserves food in cans and jars to eat safely…

STEAM WEEK: Science

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In honor of STEAM Week, I've put together a series of books on various topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Today, we're focusing on the S: Science. Chemistry is…

STEAM Learning Kits for STEAM Week at Home!

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Like many things this year, Westlake Porter Public Library's annual STEAM Week will be virtual, but that doesn't mean you can't experience some of the fun at home! Check out…