STEAM Club (Virtual on Facebook Live)

Join our Live STEAM Club on Mondays at 3:00 p.m.! We will be learning through fun activities about topics related to science, technology, art, and math! We will list the supplies you need prior to the live program so grab those and do the activity with us, or watch and try on your own later on!

Virtual on Facebook Live: facebook.com/placentialibrary

June 1:

Come join us at STEAM Club on 6/1 at 3:00 PM on FB Live and explore the different properties of water, cause and effect, density and polarity!  

Plus, learn how to make your own experimental Lava Lamp at home!

Materials:

  1. Jar/Glass Cup

  2. Food Coloring  

  3. Water (1/2 cup) 

  4. Vegetable oil (will fill 3/4 of jar or glass you are using) 

  1. Alka Seltzer Original Tablets (Baking Soda+Few drops of vinegar works as well)  

June 8:

Join us at STEAM Club at 3:00 PM on FB Live and get your engineering hats on as we work on creating our own marble mazes!

Materials:

  1. Paper plates (The ones with high edges work best.)  

  1. Scissors  

  1. Construction paper  

  1. Tape  

  1. Markers  

  1. Marbles  

  1. Optional: Wikki Stix, pipe cleaners, and/or straws  

June 15:

This week at STEAM Club we will be learning about the Amazing Elephant Toothpaste experiment!  

Join us as we discover about properties of chemical reactions and learn how to create your own experiment at home!  

Materials:

  1. A clean 16 ounce (473 ml) plastic soda bottle or a water bottle. 

  1. 20-Volume hydrogen peroxide liquid (20-volume is a 6% solution which is stronger than what you find in most pharmacies. It is typically used for lightening hair and is found at many beauty supply stores. You can use the 3% hydrogen peroxide found in pharmacies, but the reaction will be a bit smaller) 

  1. 1 Tablespoon (15ml –  one packet) of dry yeast 

  1. 3+ Tablespoons (15 ml) of warm water 

  1. Liquid dish washing soap 

  1. Food coloring 

  1. Small cup 

  1. Funnel 

  1. Safety goggles 

  1. Adult help 

June 22:

Have you ever wondered how a camera works?  Come explore the principles of photography with us and learn how to make your own pinhole camera! 

Materials: 

  1. Sharp pencil 

  1. Empty shoe box with a lid 

  1. X-Acto knife (Ask an adult for help with this item!) 

  1. Scissors 

  1. Ruler 

  1. Wax paper 

  1. Tape 

  1. Blanket 

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