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Explore Leaves and Trees

Start Date of Event: 10/15/2020

Event Times: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description:
Join us to learn more about trees. We'll talk about how trees prepare for winter, why leaves change color in the autumn, and how animals rely on trees.

All participants are encouraged to pick a few tree leaves, acorns, pine needles or other seeds from the ground before the program. If you pick your leaves early, they will last best if you press them in the pages of a heavy book.

Event Category:
Life Sciences

Best for: Elementary School, Pre School

Event Host:

Organization: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Contact Name: Eileen Fisher
Phone: 2407739555
Event Email: eileen.fisher@montgomerycountymd.gov
Institution: Virtual

Event Location

County: Montgomery County

Event Address
Silver Spring, MD  20904

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Organization Website: https://montgomerycountymd.gov/library/index.html

Event Website: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/4619065

Is the Event Free? No

Information Registration: Please register through the event listing on the Montgomery County Public Library website.




Category: Life Sciences
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Elementary School, Pre School
Start Date: 2020-10-15

Beginner Soldering Class

Start Date of Event: 10/22/2020

Event Times: 6pm to 8pm eastern

Description:
Have you ever wanted to learn how to solder? Join us over Zoom on October 22nd at 6pm! We will walk you through the basics of safe soldering. You will be assembling the SparkFun WeevilEye kit. The WeevilEye kit and a soldering kit are required for participation. You may already have some soldering supplies at home! A list of all recommended hardware is listed below. We won't be including any supplies for this event, you'll need to purchase supplies before the event, the kit and a low cost set of supplies are listed below. If you do not wish to purchase supplies but want to join the Zoom session, feel free to drop in!

Zoom will be a new technology for us to teach a hands-on class. We will be utilizing overhead camera's to give you a close up view of our instructor in action. We will have breakout rooms when people need 1:1 support with an instructor.

SparkFun WeevilEye: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10723

Cost friendly kit: https://smile.amazon.com/Soldering-Kit-Temperature-Desoldering-Electronics/dp/B07XKZVG8Z/

Recommended kit: $13.95 - https://smile.amazon.com/Soldering-Kit-Temperature-Desoldering-Electronics/dp/B07GTGGLXN/

Recommended materials:
- Soldering Iron
- Sponge
- Solder
- Solder sucker
- Wick
- Soldering Iron Holder
- Helping hands

Email jelly@unallocatedspace.org for zoom passcode

Event Category:
Engineering, Maker, Science and Society

Best for: All

Event Host:

Organization: Unallocated Space
Contact Name: Ben "Jelly" Welch
Phone: 302-258-4446
Event Email: jelly@unallocatedspace.org
Institution: Non-profit, makerspace

Event Location

County: Statewide (Maryland)

Event Address
STE 105
Severn, MD  21144

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

Event Website: https://www.meetup.com/Unallocated-Space/events/273527034/

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information : Register at https://www.meetup.com/Unallocated-Space/events/273527034/

Free but since we're online, you will need to obtain equipment to participate! See event details for more info on kits required.



Category: Engineering, Science and Society, Technology
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Adults, Elementary School, High School, Middle School
Start Date: 2020-10-22

Kitchen Science

Start Date of Event: 10/26/2020

Event Times: 4:00-5:00 pm

Description:
Ever wonder what's going on when you cook or bake, or even clean up afterward? Join this interactive event for a look inside the kitchen.

Event Category:
Food

Best for: Elementary School

Event Host:

Organization: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Contact Name: Judy Ehrenstein
Phone: 2407739520
Event Email: judy.ehrenstein@montgomerycountymd.gov
Institution: Little Falls Library

Event Location

County: Montgomery County

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Organization Website: montgomerycountymd.gov/library

Event Website: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/4618613

Is the Event Free? Yes



Category: Food, Health
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Elementary School
Start Date: 2020-10-26

STEM Night @ The Brish

Start Date of Event: 10/27/2020

Event Times: 6:00 PM

Description:
If you have a pet elephant, or if you've ever wondered how an elephant keeps its pearly whites so clean, this is the event for you! Join Brish Planetarium Teacher Alicia Robertson as she explores the chemistry of making elephant toothpaste, and stay for a tour of the October night sky. All attendees are also granted access to an exclusive, limited time viewing of the hit planetarium show, Zula Patrol: Down to Earth!

Event Category:
Chemistry, Earth and Space Science

Best for: Adults, Elementary School, Pre School

Event Host:

Organization: The Brish Planetarium of Washington County Public Schools
Contact Name: Alicia Robertson
Phone: 3017662898
Event Email: roberali@wcps.k12.md.us
Event Location

County: Statewide (Maryland)

Organization Website: http://wcpsmd.com/

Event Website: https://wbplanetarium.weebly.com/

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information:  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-night-the-brish-tickets-123059186339



Category: Chemistry, Earth and Space Science
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Adults, Elementary School, Pre School
Start Date: 2020-10-27

Code a Haunted House using Scratch

Start Date of Event: 10/25/2020

Event Times: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description:
Explore the magic of coding and expand your skills by making a spooky virtual haunted house using Scratch. This session will introduce students to a free coding language called Scratch developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and used by students all around the world. Participants who wish to save their work must create a free account at Scratch.mit.edu.

Event Category:
Technology, Other (enter below) Coding

Best for: Elementary School, Middle School

Event Host:

Organization: St. Louis School
Contact Name: Zulma Whiteford
Phone: 4105316664
Event Email: zwhiteford@stlouisparish.org
Event Location

County: Statewide (Maryland)

Event Address
Clarksville, MD  21029

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Organization Website: http://stem.stlouisparish.org/

Event Website: https://scratch.mit.edu/

Is the Event Free? Yes

Registration Information: Register by completing the Google form found in the link below: https://forms.gle/hjwvEpUVSy74hT9s7 


Category: Physics, Technology
County: Statewide (Maryland)
Best For: Elementary School, Middle School
Start Date: 2020-10-25

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