STEM Program

GSK Science in the Summer™: Chemistry Level I

Date: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Age Group: 
GSK Science in the Summer™ will introduce students to Chemistry through interesting investigations that will allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about "matter," make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days. This is a free and fun experiment-oriented course taught by certified teachers to 15 students entering second and third grades.

CANCELLED - Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
CANCELLED - During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Urbana Library's 2nd Annual Slingshot Challenge

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Urbana Library invites you to join us for the Second Annual Slingshot Challenge. Children can try their hand at target practice with a giant slingshot! Meet us on the lawn near the freight elevator to see if you have what it takes to hit the mark.

Urbana’s Second Annual Eggcellent Egg Drop Contest

Date: 
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
The Urbana Library invites you to join us for the Second Annual Eggcellent Egg Drop Contest. Submit your design and have it tested to see if you egg can ultimately survive a drop from the library rooftop! Stick around after the Drop to check out Urbana Library's brand new STEM Lab! Contest Guidelines and Entry Forms will be available for pick up at the Urbana Library starting June 1st.

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