Prairie STEM Travels to Schuyler Central High School for their Tech/Career Fair 2022

On Monday, October 17, Prairie STEM brought tech fun to Schuyler Central High School for their Technology/Career Fair 2022. In one classroom, students learned about esports (organized, competitive video game playing) and the value and skills playing on an esports team gives. Esports is the world’s fastest growing sport now, for participants as well as […]

Girls in STEAM Programs Beginning Soon

Guide your girls on a journey with their peers exploring STEAM education and future STEAM careers in a safe positive environment. This program helps girls envision themselves as leaders in STEAM and find hidden talents through hands-on experiences. Get ready to blast off on this incredible girls-only experience! 10-week program (1 session per week) October […]

Prairie STEM Attends Hutchfest on Sunday, September 4, 2022

Prairie STEM had a booth at Hutchfest where we demonstrated Bingo, our robot dog extensively. We provided nearly 500 STEM Kits to the community and used our trailer as a Virtual Reality hub. Visitors signed in, learned about Prairie STEM and JuSTEMagine, were able to pet our dog, and play Beat Saber in Virtual Reality.

Prairie STEM at AfrOmaha Festival

Prairie STEM had a booth at Afro Fest Omaha at Stinson Park, where we handed out 200 STEM Kits and provided a VR experience for visitors of all ages. The app we used primarily was Wander, which allowed users to visit anywhere in the world via Google Streetview 360. The intention was to allow people […]

STEAM Night at Spring Lake Elementary School 5-12-2022

On Thursday May 12th we packed up our robots, drones, and Oculus VR goggles and headed to Spring Lake Elementary for their spring STEAM night! The students drove our STEMBots through colorful obstacle courses, flew drones, explored the world of VR, and even got a shot at picking up the legendary Thor’s hammer! Still haven’t […]

What’s Happening Around Prairie STEM

Nebraska Robotics Expo (13th annual [virtual] tomorrow 10am-2pm) : https://youtu.be/ZPFyxfVY_ro Prairie STEM Summer Camps: https://www.ketv.com/article/local-summer-camp-focused-on-teaching-stem-to-all-students/37192758# Original NRE video (produced by I Love Public Schools): https://iloveps.org/films/robots-take-over-the-classroom  STEM Nights in the Community at Stormchaser’s Werner Park): https://app.wipster.io/Review/CYD8NQCFWcSc9Ryt-LRHGFQojjrAqEJyL91NTFR5RqPiANqM2w Esports Arena: https://omaha.com/business/local/esports-arena-is-part-of-100-million-plus-health-campus-proposed-near-28th-martha/article_cef0493e-4bd9-11ec-af44-f727db209060.html LANParty (in partnership with Netwar) April 9th & 10th: https://www.netwar.org/ Prairie STEM STEMkits: https://prairiestem.org/category/virtual-steam-kits/

Introducing the Prairie STEM Recipients of the 2020-2021 Presidential Volunteer Service Awards

Prairie STEM is honored to announce 8 recipients of The President’s Volunteer Service Award for 2020-2021. Four students attend Brownell Talbot High School in Omaha, NE, and four students attend Greendale High School in Greendale, Wisconsin. Congratulations to Riley Hawkins, Akshay Mehta, Jack Cenovic, Claire Cenovic, students of Brownell Talbot High School in Omaha, and […]