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STEM Hands On

13July

Hands-On Wednesday

Flubber

Learn about chemical reactions and how to make colorful flubber with things you can find in your house! Watch as everyday glue turns into fun malleable flubber. Make and mix any colors of your choice; the possibilities are endless!

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22June

Hands-On Wednesday

Hovercraft

Build a simple hovercraft using everyday objects! Predict how the hovercraft will fly: will it glide, go up and down, or something completely unexpected? Create a hypothesis of how and why this hovercraft works and test it.

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15June

Hands-On Wednesday

Cork Launcher

Learn about trajectory and simple mechanisms with this fun catapult activity. Build your very own cork launcher to propel items across the room; then test and modify your launcher to try and catapult items as far as possible.

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04May

Hands-On Wednesday

Tornado in a Jar

Discover the science behind the formation of tornadoes by building a tornado in a jar! Learn how the formation of the vortex is created when the water spins rapidly due to the centripetal force. Work with a friend to see whose tornado is bigger! 


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