You’ll only need some paper, scissors, and tape for today’s STEAM challenge! We’re making paper chains and we want to know: how long of a chain can you make with just ONE piece of paper?
We’re designing flying machines that’ll make you dizzy with excitement! Grab a piece of paper, a pair of scissors, and a paper clip so you can create your very own paper helicopter with Miss Sarah.
Explore space just like the astronauts at the International Space Station! Learn all about craters on the moon with this experiment and check out more space themed activities from the Canadian Space Agency:
Let’s do some hands on math work! Build 2D shapes with popsicle sticks! Talk vertices and edges, angles, perimeter, symmetry, and more as you build creative shapes. You can even up the challenge by trying to create 3D structures!
It’s time for some chemistry in the kitchen! Discover some experiments with supplies from your cupboards! Grab a big bowl, a mixing spoon, some dish soap, cornstarch, water, and food colouring, and get ready to get a little messy and have a whole lot of fun!
Check out these explosive ideas for some epic volcanic eruptions!
- Baking soda and vinegar
- Hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, and yeast
- Mentos and Diet Coke.
Have you heard the buzz about bees? Learn about lifecycles with one of our most precious bugs: Bees! This Learn @ Home Kit, created in the Library’s own hackLAB is a great way to discuss living things, habitats, and life cycles, which are all part of the Science curriculum! For all the details and to order yours, click here: https://forms.gle/cj257GT6yJedrrzRA
Manipulatives make math more manageable and the Library’s Math Manipulatives Learn @ Home Kit is filled with tools like fraction circles, ten frames, dice, and more that teachers use all the time in their class! For all the details and to order yours, click here: https://forms.gle/cj257GT6yJedrrzRA