The Library where I work has a small multi-purpose room. We call it the STEM room. Most days we have a live feed playing on the monitor via AppleTv and an iPad. For most of the Spring, we had the Hanover, PA eagle cam playing... until the eaglets spread their wings and moved the camera. … Continue reading What’s Up in the STEM Room? And a $10 Tuesday!
We are happy to feature a guest post from Ann Carpenter! Ann Carpenter is the Youth Services Librarian at the Brooks Free Library in Harwch, MA. Among many other programs, she runs a monthly Engineering Challenge for school aged children. Program: Engineering Challenge: Marble Runs Age range: Around 15-20 school aged kids can participate. More … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesdays: Engineering Challenge: Marble Runs
This week for our $10 Tuesdays we are putting the A in STEAM and talking about making 3-D roller coasters! The idea for this program came from what I consider a children’s librarian’s best friend - pinterest. Originally posted on the smART Class blog, we thought 3-D roller coasters would be a hit! The activity … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesdays: 3-D Roller Coaster