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Parent-Kids Adventures in STEM

The adventure begins here!

Parent-Kids Adventure in STEM is the perfect program for science-loving children ages 5 & under, as well as their parents. These one-hour sessions are designed to give parents and children a fun and engaging experience that will help children inspire their curiosity, cultivate a love for learning and teach them basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts. Sessions are designed for parents to guide their child(ren) through the activities with overall direction from our education staff.

Price
Children: $3; Adult: $3

Age Group
Designed for ages 3-5

TIme & Days
3:00 - 4:00 pm; Select Sundays Spring 2018

Dates & Topics

February 4 & 18: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Jack has run into many issues after trading his family cow for magic beans, rather than selling it to feed his family. Help Jack find a way to catch the hen's golden egg and solve all his troubles! In this STEM lab we will be creating a device to help Jack pick up the golden egg! 


March 4 & 18: GINGERBREAD MAN

The Gingerbread man is running away as fast as he can! Until he comes across a stream and needs to find a way across ... In this STEM lab we will be engineering a boat to help float the gingerbread man across the stream to safety. 


April 8 & 22: GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS

Goldilocks was trying out everyone's chair ... Uh Oh! She broke baby bear's chair! Can you build him a new one? In this STEM lab we will be constructing a new chair for baby bear to replace the one broken by Goldilocks.


May 6 & 20: THREE LITTLE PIGS

The 3 little pigs are trying to build a house that the big bad wolf won't be able to blown down! Which materials do you think will be the strongest? In this STEM lab we are going to engineer the strongest house possible to protect the 3 little piggies from the big bad wolf.


Check out our other science programs here

Parent-Kids Adventures in STEM is generously funded by a grant through PNC's Grow Up Great program

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