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 […]

STEAM Night at Spring Lake Magnet

Virtual Reality on the Oculus Prairie STEM brought virtual reality to Spring Lake with Oculus and Neurotrainer. Neurotrainer combines neuroscience and virtual reality to measure cognitive abilities, stimulate neural pathways to prime for learning, and optimize for long-term performance improvements. With Neurotrainer, you can also take virtual field trips. Learn while you are having fun! […]

Prairie STEM at Hutchfest 2021

On Sunday, September 5th, 2021 Prairie STEM participated in Hutchfest at the Millwork Commons area downtown.  Hutchfest is a one-day maker fair that celebrates our profoundly unique, talented, and creative maker/entrepreneur community in Omaha and surrounding areas.  We demonstrated NeuroTrainer on the Oculus. Guests were able to put on the goggles and go through the […]