SCHOOL AGE AND FAMILIES

Stop by the library throughout the month for your FREE STEAM TO GO Kit geared for students in grades 1-6 while supplies last.  March features a "Stop the Pop" balloon kit to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.

 

MARCH: STOP THE POP!

We're celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday throughout the month and having fun with balloons!

Materials: 

  • Balloons

  • Wooden Skewers (at least 8" long)

  • Thick dish liquid or cooking oil

 

FEBRUARY: BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

Create a treat for the birds and join in this month's Citizen Science Fun!

We're VERY excited to be part of the Beaver County Library System's Backyard Bird Count!  Stop by the library for the materials needed to create TWO bird feeders.

Please visit http://www.beaverlibraries.org/backyardbirds.asp

for complete details.

Check out the Merlin Bird app to help you identify your feathered visitors: https://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/


Show off your bird feeders and birds!  Submit photos to beaverlibrary@gmail.com to be added to our GALLERY.

 

JANUARY: FROSTY FUN!

Learn how frost is created and explore water in 3 states of matter.

Materials: 

  • STEAM Kit (includes: small plastic cup, rock salt, spoon)

  • Ice

  • Water

  • Paper Towel or Tray

Step by Step Instructions (PDF)

Show off your results!  Submit photos to beaverlibrary@gmail.com to be added to our GALLERY.

 

DECEMBER: DIY LIGHT UP GREETING CARD

Learn about basic electrical components and circuitry while creating an awesome gift for a friend! 

Materials: 

  • STEAM Kit (includes: large cardstock, small cardstock square, copper tape, 3 volt battery, white LED light)

  • Scissors 

  • Tape 

  • Glue 

  • Pencil 

  • Decorating Materials (crayons, colored pencils, markers, stickers, etc.) 

Step by Step Instructions (PDF)

 

NOVEMBER: WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR

Experiment Materials:

  • Rubbing alcohol or Ethanol Alcohol 

  • Plastic Bag 

  • Coffee Filter 

  • Small Bowl

  • Hot Water (tap is fine) 

  • Spoon

  • Fresh Green Leaves

 

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