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 […]

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/

The Science of Sound

Prairie STEM provided The Science of Sound instruction to middle school students at Cornerstone Christian School on December 17th, 2021. The Doppler Effect was demonstrated using drones and a blindfolded student to perceive sounds as the source moved closer and further away. We used a vacuum chamber to demonstrate how sound waves do not travel […]

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 is at Afrofest 2021 @ Stinson Park

On Saturday, September 4th, 2021, at Stinson Park Prairie STEM participated and sponsored the African Cultural Festival.  The festival was a huge platform with over 40+ vendors, 20+ corporate sponsors, 10 community partners, and connectors that all came together to celebrate the diversity that is in Omaha.  This event had over 3,000 festival attendees.   Visitors […]

Aviation STEM Day at Millard Airport 2021

Prairie STEM participated in the 3rd Annual Aviation STEM Day at the Millard Airport on Saturday, September 4th at Millard Airport. This day presents the opportunity to bring youth and young adults together in a venue of offered opportunities including all aspects of aviation.  The goal is to motivate young adults to select, seek and […]

STEM Night at the Park

It was a beautiful night for kids on September 3rd, 2021 for the Storm Chasers game at Werner Park. Prairie STEM could be found all around the park as part of a STEM scavenger hunt. Our Prairie STEM trailer was one of the first things people spotted when they walked in the front gate. Prairie […]

Prairie STEM’s Roblox Camp is its Second Week

roblox house

We are excited to offer our Roblox camp again for a second week!  This week we have 5 students attending our Roblox Camp. Check out what our Roblox camp has been up to… This camp works with students on learning to create their own worlds, games, and objects within Roblox Studio. On Monday, our campers […]

Prairie STEM’s STEM Sampler is its Second Week

Summer camps are in full swing! We are excited to host in-person camps at The Mastercraft building downtown. This week we have 17 students attending our STEM Sampler Camp. Check out what our STEM Sampler camp has been up to… This camp is three different camps in one: programming, Science Lab, and robots. In programming, […]