STEAM Fair 2020 Thursday


Welcome to STEAM Fair 2020, in a Box version, where kids get to experience all the wonderful things about STEAM Fair from home! Click on the day below for a complete schedule. Links to videos and project instructions will go live on the day of the event. Get the complete supply list here.

STEAM Fair- Thursday, October 22

Check out the schedule below for the events on Thursday, October 22nd. Videos will be available on the day of the event or after the live presentation. Please check back regularly for any schedule changes.

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* = in the box activity

Green = LIVE Presentation

Live Presentation below:

6:30 PM

Anne Arundel County Schools

Anne Arundel County Public Schools-Magnet Program

Eric Day from Anne Arundel County Public Schools will be online to answer questions about the four different Magnet programs in AA County. Parents can ask about what they need to do to get their kids into a Magnet program, requirements, eligibility, and academics. Don’t miss this chance to learn more about Magnet programs.  

Go to Anne Arundel County Public School Magnet page to learn more.

6:50 PM

YouTube Stars

Pongos Learning Lab

Video: Presentation in Video Above

Learn how to become a YouTube Star! We will start off with Internet safety, talk about how to plan a great video, and walk through the process of recording and editing a short video.

What you need:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Smartphone or tablet

More Thursday STEAM Fair projects:

Robot Building Party

Girls Scouts of Central Maryland

Imagine you could build any kind of robot you wanted. Would it be a robot that could make your life more fun, easier, or both? What would it do and how would it work? It’s up to you! At the party, we’ll learn a lot about robots– and build one too!

What you need:

Whatever you have available:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • shoe boxes
  • toilet paper rolls
  • pipe cleaners
  • construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • tape
  • markers
  • crayons
  • yarn
  • googly eyes
  • stickers
  • pom-poms

Stop Motion Animation

Maryland Hall

Stop Motion Animation is a film making technique that makes inanimate objects appear to move on their own like Gumby or Wallace and Gromit. You can use a variety of materials to create stop motion animation: clay, legos, your own body, paper…the possibilities are endless. In this activity, we use paper.

What you need:

  • phone or tablet with a camera
  • Stop Motion Studio App
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Exploding Boomerang*

Chesapeake Family Life

Although named Boomerangs, these creations won’t return to you, but will explode dramatically when thrown.

What you need:

  • 4 popsicle sticks

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