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 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 […]
We provided STEM Kits sponsored by Olsson Engineering, VR, robot soccer, Nathan’s Thor’s Hammer Demo with lots of magnet lessons, and Bingo, our robot dog to entertain students and families at a Union soccer game at Werner Park.
Prairie STEM had a booth on the top floor of the Highlander Accelerator building where we provided 5 Virtual Reality headsets to play Beat Saber as well as some other apps. Our new robotic dog, Bingo, happily greeted the community.
Second-grade students at Howard Kennedy had fun in hands-on lessons on pollination and seed dispersal in August and September.
The second graders created their own bees for the pollination lesson and observed how the body and legs of the bee are specially made to attract pollen. They flew their bees from a pollinated flower to another flower. We looked at some real pollen in the digital microscope. In the seed dispersal lesson, the students […]
We have 8 camps running this week: Space Camp, Coding Language of the Future, Inventors Camp, Trifecta, Rocket Camp, Robot Camp, and Resin Jewelry. Some of our camps this month are virtual, and some are in-person. Next month, most of our camps will be in-person at our new location at The Mastercraft building. Our Robot […]
Meet Maya Savoy! She is a Prairie STEM volunteer who has devoted many hours to our Virtual STEM Kits and lessons.
Maya Savory is a junior at Brownell Talbot. Maya joined JuSTEMagine during the summer of 2020, and currently holds the position of Director of Curriculum. Maya started working with Prairie STEM over the summer of 2020, assembling Virtual STEM kits for Howard Kennedy Elementary in the Omaha Public Schools. She has since then designed her […]
Prairie STEM’s Virtual Activity Kits are hands-on, educational lessons for school-age students. All lessons are individually packaged with an insert showing the list of materials included in that lesson. Each box has the student’s grade indicated on the outside. Kits with lessons have been delivered to Howard Kennedy Magnet School in Omaha Public Schools, Oakdale […]
Kits with lessons have been delivered to Howard Kennedy Magnet School in Omaha Public Schools, Oakdale and Rockbrook in Westside 66 Community Schools, and Saint Cecilia Catholic Schools. Each student will have one educational STEAM lesson to enrich their students’ STEM education, for their October school STEAM Night. Each kit contains materials for different Science […]
Prairie STEM Created and Delivered Virtual STEAM Kits for Howard Kennedy Elementary School in Omaha Public Schools
Three hundred fifty virtual STEM lesson kits were delivered to Howard Kennedy Elementary School on 9/16/2020, to enrich their students’ STEM education. Each kit contained materials for 16 different Science and/or Math activities, all aligned to state and national standards. Thanks so much to JuSTEMagine high school students from Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School, who […]