Discover science - at home! Our virtual STEM programs are held live via Zoom. Registration opens the 2nd of the month - link under Related Links below.
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.
Good Clean Fun | Tue Nov 9, 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!
Candy Chemistry | Tue Nov 16, 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!
Colour My World | Tue Nov 23, 4-5pm
Colour is everywhere! Without it, our world would be a very dull place. Use colour to watch water defy gravity, explore rainbows, and create a suncatcher. Use chemistry to create new colours. Curious? Sign up and explore some colourful science!
Spread Your Wings | Tue Nov 30, 4-5pm
Humans have always been fascinated by flight. Explore the wonderful world of birds and other things that fly. Make a birdfeeder—fly a glider—find out how a taketombo works. We'll wing our way through the sky!