Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space Steam Time
19 May 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm Located at: Camp Verde Community Library
Every Friday from 1:00p to 2:30p, the Library‚Äôs first floor Terracotta Room becomes a STEM learning lab. Informal out-of-school learning reinforces science, technology, engineering, (we add the arts), and math concepts through hands-on projects for kids of all ages.
With the Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space exhibition in the library and participation from local students, May‚Äôs S.T.E.A.M. Time schedule is as follows:
- May 5 Tell Time by the Sun: CVHS Astronomy students present the sun dial project they worked on this year. The program provides children the opportunity to make and customize their own working sundial.
- May 12 Beautifully Engineered: CVUSD Librarian, Lisa Mina and Kathy Bohannon show how the art of paper folding is related to engineering designs and concepts. Children should be prepared to listen, learn and follow instructions.
- May 19 Battle of the Bots: CVMS Cyber Cowboys demonstrate their prowess with Lego Robotics. A presentation focusing on Mars will follow a 10-15 minute snack break.
- May 26 Meteorite Hunt: Using detective tools, Library Specialist, Zack Garcia, leads a hunt to find micrometeorites around the library grounds and in Rezzonico Family Park. Children should wear shoes for walking and may need sun protection.
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