Through collaborative learning and mentoring experiences, the Tween STEAM Club programs are designed for youth to develop a passion for science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
“Our goal is to get tweens excited about science and show them that a career in a STEAM field is a real possibility in their future. Plus, they will explore ways to feed their natural curiosity by learning about the many resources available through our libraries,” said Dawn Rutherford, teen services coordinator for Sno-Isle Libraries.
The Tween STEAM Club’s hands-on science fun for tweens age nine to 13 or in fourth to eighth grade consists of programs made up of a series of 90-minute sessions with different activities each time. Attendance at all sessions is recommended, but not required.
The Pacific Science Center’s Science After-School workshops will take place in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace. They are scheduled as follows:
Ooze & Ahs: Experiment with liquids, solids and gases, make your own slime, and learn how to paint with acids and bases. Lynnwood Library, Thursdays, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4, 11, 18, and Monday, Dec. 15; Mountlake Terrace Library, Tuesdays, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Dec. 9, 16, 23.
Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged online at sno-isle.org/events or by calling the Mountlake Terrace Library at 425-776-8722 or the Lynnwood Library at 425-778-2148.