The Canton Public Library has partnered with the University of Michigan’s Technical Communications department to bring a series of fun and exciting STEM workshops to the library. These workshops will present a wide range of topics in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. Each session has been designed and developed for kids aged 11 – 13 by engineering students at the university. Registration is required for each session.
Dry Ice Chemistry with Perry the Penguin - Help Perry get home safely by using your knowledge of chemical reactions. Saturday November 12, 1:00 - 2:30 PM.
Blackjack and Conditional Probability - Come play blackjack and learn how probabilistic mathematics works in relation to this very common card game. Sunday November 13, 1:00 - 2:30 PM.
The Science of Sweets: Baking Cookies - Using the scientific method, participants will experiment with the effects of altering ingredients in the classic Nestle Tollhouse Cookie recipe. Saturday November 19, 1:00 - 3:00 PM.
Infinity Lights - Join us for a hands on circuits and optics workshop. Participants will design an optics obstacle course and then design circuit components to light it with an LED light. Sunday November 20, 2:00 - 4:00 PM.
Rocket Powered Learning - Come learn the basic principles of rocket flight using hands-on science, engineering and fun! Saturday December 10, 1:00 - 3:00 PM (Registration begins November 22)
Ready, Aim, Fire! Catapult Competition - Build a catapult from popsicle sticks, rubber bands, and other materials. Sunday December 11, 1:00 - 2:30 PM (Registration begins November 22)
Registration Required For Each Session