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STEAM Challenge: Engineering Molecules (March Break)

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[Families]

Online (Pre-Recorded)
Friday, March 18th
10:00 a.m.
(Video may be watched anytime after release)

Join Hailey as she uses Science, Engineering, and Art to show you how to sculpt together molecules from the Periodic Table, only 3 materials needed!

It's STEAM-Powered March Break! Boost your science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with fun videos and activities all week long!

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break fun by visiting our March Break page!

 

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Friday, March 18, 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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STEAM Challenge: Seeds (March Break)

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[Families]

Online (Pre-Recorded)
Thursday, March 17th
10:00 a.m.
(Video may be watched anytime after release)

Go green with your Library and learn how to plant your very own seeds in a March Break STEAM activity for the whole family! Indoors, outdoors, big or small, we’ll give you tips and tricks to start your garden!

It's STEAM-Powered March Break! Boost your science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with fun videos and activities all week long!

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Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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STEAM Challenge: Origami Bookmark (March Break)

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[Families]

Online (Pre-Recorded)
Wednesday, March 16th
10:00 a.m.
(Video may be watched anytime after release)

Join Laurel as we explore the "A" in STEAM with a fun and functional origami bookmark!

It's STEAM-Powered March Break! Boost your science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with fun videos and activities all week long!

Download the instructions here! (PDF)

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break fun by visiting our March Break page!

 

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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STEAM Challenge: Parachute (March Break)

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[Families]

Online (Pre-Recorded)
Tuesday, March 15th
10:00 a.m.
(Video may be watched anytime after release)

We're building parachutes! Don't forget to watch our first video of the week to create some playdough, which will help you test out some hypotheses about gravity!

It's STEAM-Powered March Break! Boost your science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with fun videos and activities all week long!

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break fun by visiting our March Break page!

 

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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STEAM Challenge: Play Dough (March Break)

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Online (Pre-Recorded)
Monday, March 14th
10:00 a.m.
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Jen shows you how to make your own play dough, and has the inside scoop on how it all stays together.

It's STEAM-Powered March Break! Boost your science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with fun videos and activities all week long!

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break fun by visiting our March Break page!

 

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Monday, March 14, 2022 - 10:00am to 10:30am
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Penguin Pond (A Gift of Art, March Break)

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[Families]

Online (Pre-Recorded)
Wednesday, March 16th
10:00 a.m.
(Video may be watched anytime after release)

Advanced Take & Make Kit registration required; supplies are limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. [KITS FULLY REGISTERED]

(Please note the take & make kits for this program are fully registered. In the event of someone cancelling their registration, kits will be registered on a first come, first served basis. Please keep checking the Eventbrite website directly.)
 

Gather the family together for this fun craft with A Gift of Art! Get creative and craft an adorable penguin pond using materials from around the home!

The kit may be picked up at any branch in advance! An email will be sent to attendees once the kits are ready to be picked up.

Presented in partnership with A Gift of Art.

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break by visiting our March Break page!
 

Supplies List

Gather these supplies to make your very own Penguin Pond craft at home!

  • Sheet of tin foil (approx. enough to line a paper plate)
  • Paper plate
  • Batting or stuffing
  • Beads (approx. 1/2"-1", paintable material such as wood or styrofoam)
  • Q-tips or small paint brush
  • Black, white, and orange paint or markers
  • Felt or construction paper (multiple colours)
  • Pipe cleaner

 

Video

Watch the instructional video from A Gift of Art! Video will premiere on Wednesday, March 16th at 10:00 a.m., and may be watched anytime after release.

 

Registration

You may register your household in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Ride'n'Roll with Science! (Scientists in Situ, March Break)

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[Ages 4 to 12]

Online (Live)
Monday, March 14th
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Advanced workshop registration required; space is limited. Register online, in person, or by phone. [FULLY REGISTERED]

(Please note this program is fully registered. In the event of someone cancelling their registration, tickets will be registered on a first come, first served basis. Please keep checking the Eventbrite website directly.)

Welcome to the amusement park - where we’ll be bumping, spinning, zipping and rolling! Discover the actions and reactions of bumper cars. Explore the forces at work when you spin. Create a zipline while investigating gravity. Design a roller coaster to meet a challenge. It’s all about the physics of riding'n'rolling!

This virtual workshop includes a science kit which can be picked up at any branch in advance! An email including the link to the online meeting will be sent to attendees in advance of the virtual event.

Please limit registrations to one per household, and share devices where possible! Register today!

Please note: children under six may require the assistance of an adult.

Presented in partnership with Scientists in School.

Enjoy more STEAM-Powered March Break by visiting our March Break page!
 

Registration

You may register your household in person at any branch, by phoning Member Services at 905-623-7322 x2712, or online using the form below.

If you experience any issues with the form below or if it does not appear correctly:

  • Please try using an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox;
  • The event may be fully-registered. Please check back later to see if space has opened up.

 

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Monday, March 14, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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