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Virtual Reality @ Your Library

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus Rift. Spend up to 15 minutes using the 3D Virtual Reality Oculus Rift headset.

STEAM Team

April 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Come join our new STEAM Team! Kids of all ages will have a chance to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Ages 2-12.

Go Further is a one-day conference on the Iowa State campus for middle school and high school girls to learn about STEM fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. The April 9 conference is for 8th grade girls.

Coding Club

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Coding Club is held on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Learn basic computer coding to create animations, games, apps, and more! For ages 5+!

Go Further is a one-day conference on the Iowa State campus for middle school and high school girls to learn about STEM fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. The April 16 conference is for 9th/10th grade girls.

2020 Dubuque Area Family STEM Festival

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The festival is free and open to the public. The goals of the STEM festival are to promote, inspire and engage youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activities and to introduce students and parents to STEM careers in the community. Exhibits presented hands-on STEM activities.

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Drop-in STEAM Space

Drop in to STEAM Space for open makerspace time. Build on our LEGO wall, create with craft supplies, engineer cardboard structures, make paper circuits, or turn a banana into a piano. Your only limit is your imagination! This program is for 8-13 year olds.

2019-2020 Water Game Jam

The 2019-2020 Water Game Jam will focus on aquatic ecosystems in Iowa and encourage students to incorporate field investigation data and observations, online data resources and investigations in a new game idea. Game ideas are submitted via a 4-minute video to be considered for recognition. A panel of game and science experts will use a scoring rubric to determine top analog and digital games in two age categories (Grades 3-5 and 6-8).

Girls Love Code

An after-school club for girls in 3rd-5th grade who are interested in learning to code. The club is for beginners to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment. Registration is required.

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STEM Day at the Capitol – Keokuk Schools

February 27th, 2020|

On February 19, 2020 students and educators from George Washington Elementary and Keokuk High School were invited to present during STEM Day at the Capitol so legislators could see the impact of programs implemented through the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council. The Keokuk Community School District has Scale Up programs in every building from Preschool through high school including Pint Size Science, Engineering is Elementary, STEM In Action, Differentiated Math Centers, Making STEM Connections, Engineering the Future, Computer Science Principles, and Bootstrap Data Science.

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