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Escape the Library - Virtual Program

Date of Event: 10/12/2020

Event Times: 6:00 pm

Description:
In this 1-hour virtual workshop, kids will learn how storytelling, ciphers, riddles, and other puzzles can be combined to create escape room games. We will explore locks, props, and other elements that make each escape room unique and interesting.

Event Category:
Maker

Best for: High School, Middle School

Event Host:

Organization: Anne Arundel County Public Library
Contact Name: Johanna Doty
Phone: 410-222-2839
Event Email: jdoty@aacpl.net
Event Location

County: Anne Arundel County

Event Address
Annapolis, MD  21401

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Organization Website: https://aacpl.net/stem

Event Website: https://aacpl.librarycalendar.com/events/escape-library-virtual-program

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information: To register, please visit https://aacpl.librarycalendar.com/events/escape-library-virtual-program


STEM Bingo

Date of Event: 10/04/2020

Event Times: 1100 am - 1200 pm

Description:
Join us for a STEM oriented version of the Classic Game, Bingo. Open to all!

Event Category:
Science and Society

Best for: All

Event Host:

Organization: Maryland STEM Festival
Contact Name: Phil Rogofsky
Phone: 4106271074
Event Email: progofsky@yahoo.com
Event Location

County: Statewide (Maryland)

Event Website: https://marylandstemfestival.org/

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-bingo-tickets-117348491497




Category: Science and Society
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: All
Start Date: 2020-10-04

Make a Rubber Band-Powered Rover

Date of Event: 10/08/2020

Event Times: 4:00pm

Description:
Build the prototype of a Moon or Mars rover with corrugated cardboard, and learn about the engineering design process. Test your rover’s basic design, and improve it after each testing.

Materials needed:
- cardboard
- rubber bands
- pencil
- drinking straw
- ruler
- tape
- scissors

This program will be pre-recorded and posted on our Facebook page. Participate along and share a photo of your rover with us! Tag the Pratt Library:

Facebook: @theprattlibrary
Twitter & Instagram: @prattlibrary

Event Category:
Earth and Space Science, Internet Event, Maker

Best for: Elementary School, Middle School

Event Host:

Organization: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Contact Name: Carly Reighard
Phone: 4105450701
Event Email: creighard@prattlibrary.org
Event Location

County: Baltimore City

Organization Website: https://www.prattlibrary.org/

Event Website: https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/make_a_rubber-band-powered_rover#.Xw8otq

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information: No registration required.

 


Chemistry in the Library: Sticking with Chemistry

Date of Event: 10/10/2020

Event Times: 2:00pm

Description:
Join a chemist from the Army Research Laboratory and the American Chemical Society and participate in hands-on experiments exploring the chemistry of glues and adhesives during the 2020 Maryland STEM Festival.

This program is for ages 7 & up. 7 and 8 year olds must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required. Attendance is limited to 20 participants.

Event Category:
Chemistry, Internet Event

Best for: Elementary School, Middle School

Event Host:

Organization: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Contact Name: Carly Reighard
Phone: 4105450701
Event Email: creighard@prattlibrary.org
Event Location

County: Baltimore City

Organization Website: https://www.prattlibrary.org/

Event Website: https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/chemistry_in_the_library_sticking_with_c

Is the Event Free? Yes

Event Fees: To register, visit the following event page, then click the red Register button and follow the prompts:
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/chemistry_in_the_library_sticking_with_chemistry#.Xw8nkqFKiUk




Design a Space Hazard Board Game

Date of Event: 10/30/2020

Event Times: 12:00 pm

Description:
Do you know about the hazards of space travel? What are the most dangerous ones? What are the most common ones? Let's get together to discuss the space hazards, and design a Space Hazards Board Game.

Event Category:
Earth and Space Science, Science and Society 

Best for: Middle School

Event Host:

Organization: Art of Inquiry LLC
Contact Name: Julia Brodsky
Phone: 301-500-0408
Event Email: info@artofinquiry.net
Event Location

County: Statewide (Maryland)

Organization Website: www.artofinquiry.net

Event Website: www.artofinquiry.net

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information: The event registration will open in August. Please visit the website http://www.artofinquiry.net/ to register.

Event Documents:

5f1a37e83e247-space-hazard-board-game.pdf

Video Links:

Video Link 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MQASSDC6hM
Video Link 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anQoFlmyXOo


Category: Earth and Space Science, Science and Society
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Middle School
Start Date: 2020-10-08

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