Ten Dollar Tuesday: Take Flight

Learning about the forces of flight is cheap, easy, and fun (really!). Supplies: Paper, masking tape, paper clips, scissors 1. Discuss the forces of flight: Lift, Weight, Thrust, and Drag. You'll just want to provide a very basic understanding of these concepts. 2. Discuss how the forces of flight work on paper airplanes, such as … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesday: Take Flight

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Ten Dollar Tuesday: Engineering Tower

We're thrilled today to feature our first guest submission for our $10 Tuesday feature! Jennifer Lee is a children's librarian at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library outside of Chicago. ¬†She tells us about her recent program: Engineering Towers     Description: Engineering Tower program is intended for children from 3rd to 5th graders who enjoy¬†challenges … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesday: Engineering Tower

Ten Dollar Tuesday: Call for posts

Everyone needs program ideas that stretch our thin library dimes. That's why our Ten Dollar Tuesday series needs you! How are you doing STEAM programs in your library on a tight (or nonexistent) budget? Drop us a line and tell us about engineering with toothpicks and marshmallows, chromatography with drugstore supplies, stargazing, making the most … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesday: Call for posts