Virtual STEM programs

Discover science - at home! Our virtual STEM programs are held live via Zoom.

Register online - links below! Registration opens Sun May 2 at noon, and closes one week before day of program.  BPL staff will email ZOOM login information and kit pick-up instructions. Registrants may pick up their hands-on activity kit at Central branch one week before. Geared to ages 4 to 12. We recommend adult assistance for kids ages 4-6. In partnership with Scientists in School.

Candy Chemistry | Tue May 11, 4-5pm

Discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles™. Explore solubility, buoyancy, and reactivity—and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. How sweet it is!

Good Clean Fun | Tue May 18, 4-5pm

Fun with soap and water? You’ll be astonished when you investigate surface tension; explore the chemistry behind bath bombs; and make your own to use at home. It’ll be an explosion of chemical fun!

Colour My World | Tue May 25, 4-5pm

Colour is everywhere! Withour it our world would be a very dull place. Use colour to watch water defy gravity, explore rainbows and create a sun catcher. Use chemistry to create new colours. Curious? Register now and explore some colourful science!

Register for Candy Chemistry - May 11

Register for Good Clean Fun - May 18

Register for Colour My World - May 25

BPL's Virtual Events Calendar

Kanopy Kids - stream movies using your library card

Explore TumbleBooks online books for kids

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