Students rotated between 3 stations. Their field trip to fly was cancelled and we were called in for a wow factor. Station 1 – Droneblocks, students programmed drones in a simulated environment (city and mars) Station 2 – VR students flew biplanes in a WWI Warfighter simulator, the settings abided by real world aerodynamics. Station […]
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 […]
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/
Omaha Public Schools Refugees Enjoy Prairie STEM’s Escape the Winter Blues 2.0 STEM Kits During Spring Break
ESL students at Omaha Public Schools had a BLAST with the Escape the Winter Blues 2.0 kits and tons of positive feedback from students and teachers
Prairie STEM Delivers Escape the Winter Blues 2.0 Kits to the International Council for Refugees and Immigrants
Prairie STEM delivered 700 lessons to the International Council for Refugees and Immigrants on March 17, 2022.