Friday, February 14, 2014

STEAM Up for Family Science Night on February 17th, 2014


Do you love Science?


S.T.E.A.M  Family Science Night at the Library
(Sleet & Snow expected at the time of our event )
Mon., Feb. 17

Families with children 3-12 years old

How do you get kids interested in science?

Check out the following  statement by astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, where he answers the question.

The Coolest Scientist In America Has Some Terrific Advice For Parents

Join us for hands on science at the Library!  

On Monday, February 17th sign up for STEAM! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math night at the Library.  We have very special guests returning, Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors, 500 Earth Science Club, and new a guest from the Munce Art Center. 

Station activities 5:00 PM - 7PM :
  • Learn about your genes: Make your own DNA wristband- Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors
  • Learn about Healthy Oils: Participate Popcorn Taste Test and Build a healthy fat molecule- Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors
  • Extract DNA from strawberries: Learn about DNA's function in living organisms- Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors
  • Learn chemistry principles by participating in a number of fun activities- Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors
  • Learn about the Diversity of insect species, importance of honey bees and hold a live Madagascar hissing cockroach - Dow AgroSciences Ambassadors
  • Observe fossils and minerals with the 500 Earth Science Club- Brian Mercer
  • Art Activity with the Munce Art Center
  • What do Engineers do?: Explore display and guess what engineers do
  • Let’s Communicate: As an engineer you will explain a design to your partner (builder).
  • Tumbler Tower:  How to build a tower taller
  • Inspired by Nature Display:   Discover ideas engineers have come up with by observing nature.
  • Make it Loud:  How can an engineer turn up the sound?
Looking for science books to check out? 

Top 10 Science and Health Books for Children 2013 
This is a list of science and health books reviewed by Booklist

Science in Children's Literature
Combination of Easy books, Beginning Chapter Books, and non-fiction to introduce science concepts. Not all inclusive!

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