Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Virtual Farm Show Workshops!

Assemble a kit at home and attend these FREE Virtual Farm Show Workshops!

January 11 - January 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts and The Calving Corner will be live-streaming STEM workshops during the week of the PA Farm Show 2021! Whitaker Center's educators will be leading students through a different workshop for each session. A recording of the program will be available after the program if individuals are not able to tune into the live program.


*Click the button to view and download a list of materials needed for each workshop.

The virtual workshops are open to the public and can be found on The Calving Corner Youtube Channel.  Please subscribe to the channel today! 


*There is one workshop each day and each activity runs approximately 35- 45 minutes. Workshops will be streamed live. All activities begin at 10 a.m. and links will be shared prior to the programs, so you may follow along live or watch later at a time convenient for you.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Friday, January 15th, 2021


  • Color Explosion

Milk, food coloring, and soap mix to create a rainbow of color. In this simple chemistry activity, soap molecules connect with the fat molecules in the milk and they move the food coloring around in interesting and beautiful ways. Experiment with the placement and amounts of food coloring, the amount of soap used, and the colors added to create your own milk masterpiece!

  • Making Butter

We will use all of our observation skills as we turn cream into butter! We will watch the physical change through the clear walls of our container, listen and feel for the changes in texture as we shake, and smell and taste at all stages of the process.

  • Engineer A Farm

Work together as a class to make your own model farm. It could be a dairy farm, a pick your own fruit farm, an organic family farm, or any other type of farm you can imagine. What animals, plants, machines, people, and buildings will your farm need to survive and prosper?  

This event is sponsored by The Calving Corner and Whitaker Center.
Please direct all questions to education@whitakercenter.org.


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