elementary

Think with BINK: Engineering 3D Tissues and Organs from Stem Cells

Date: 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
Join Dr. Jon Rowley, Ph.D. of RoosterBio as we learn about the fascinating topic of how engineering and science work together.

Think with BINK: Hearts Among the Stars

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
How does your heart work? What happens to your heart and your circulatory system when you go to space? Learn about the ways that astronauts' hears work while their "hearts are among the stars" in this exciting presentation by Dr. Tiziana Cavinato, Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Professions Advisor at Hood College.

Think with BINK: How on Earth are Sick Catepillars Connected to the Flu Shot?

Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
In the early 1980s, scientists at Texas A&M University developed a virus-bases system to produce recombinant proteins using cells from the Fall Army Worm. The system has grown over the past decades to become one of the most powerful tools used in the development of new drugs and vaccines today. Explore the world of recombinant DNA technology and how it is used to create and produce vaccines that protect us against disease with Chris Kemp, President of Kempbio, Inc.

Soolah Hoops

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Come join Soolah as she shares the joys of hula hooping. Kids will be entertained with a demonstration of hula hooping tricks with different kinds of hula hoops. Soolah will share her hoops, teaching kids how to hoop, how to do some tricks and play some games! Hoops will be provided. Please be sure your child is in comfortable clothing and has a water bottle to stay hydrated. Best for children in grades K-8.

3D Printing Class for 9-12 year olds

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for this fun, creative, and scientific 3D Printing Class!We will explore the STEM concept, create innovative projects, and participate in fun STEM-related challenges all while learning how to create 3D printing files! We will also print out select 3D models! *9-12 years old*

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers for 6-10 year olds

Date: 
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm
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Age Group: 
: Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Take the first steps toward earning your Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers badge by attending Junior Ranger sessions at the library. After completing all 3 sessions, attend 2 more programs at the park to earn your badge. Can’t make it to the library sessions? Cunningham Falls offers sessions all summer long for kids to earn their badge (park entrance fee required).

Futuremakers: Glowing Finger Beams

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.

Futuremakers: Glowing finger beams

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
"Glowing finger beams
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.

Futuremakers: Glowing finger beams

Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers! Use LED’s, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices - and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Under 8 must be with an adult. Space is limited, register online or contact your library today.

Futuremakers: Glowing Finger Beams

Date: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Invent and wear illuminated finger beam makers. Use LED's, batteries and conductive materials to construct glowing devices- and take slow speed photos of your hands in action! Ages 6-14. Registration required. Under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

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