Over the Moon with the 14th Annual Nebraska Robotics Expo on Saturday, February 24th, 2023
We are over the moon with excitement to bring you our 14th annual Nebraska Robotics Expo! This year’s theme is “Artemis”, named after NASA’s historic initiative to return astronauts to the lunar surface. Robot and space enthusiasts are welcome to watch as twenty-two teams of students from all across Nebraska come together to build, drive, […]
Prairie STEM Enjoyed an Evening of Soccer at Union Omaha Werner Park on August 31, 2022
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 is at Highlander Community Day on August 27, 2022
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 […]
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/
Nebraska Robotics Expo Begins Tomorrow
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.
Omaha Public Schools’ Refugees Spring into STEAM with Prairie STEM Spring Kits 2.0
A truck and two cars delivered 350 Spring into STEAM 2.0 kits to Gifford Park Elementary School in Omaha Public Schools on March 9th, 2022. Omaha Public Schools brought some of the refugees to Gifford Park during their spring break for a week of fun. Each student was sent home at the end of the […]
St. Cecilia Parochial Middle School Students Get Creative with Green Screen
The middle school students at St. Cecilia Parochial School had lots of fun creating movies using Green Screen on February 23, 2022.