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Why should kids have all the fun?  This STEAM Stop is designed with adults in mind.  The curated activities listed below either require bigger supplies, are more complicated in nature, or include the use of materials not safe for children.  Enjoy! 


Elephant Toothpaste

Watch the videos below and experiment (safely!) with different catalysts to increase the speed/volume of foam production.  

Vortex Rings

Sky Balls & Launchers

Use this series of videos to create flying balls with a slingshot or air cannon launcher (or both)! 

Citizen Science

  • Citizen science enables people from all walks of life to advance scientific research. Find something that piques your interest and help gather data that contributes to our understanding of the world around us. 

Thermotropic Liquid Crystals


If you're up for an engineering something with a little more power (and danger), try this homemade hobby rocket and launch pad. 

Glow-in-the-Dark Oobleck

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