Montgomery County Public Libraries to Offer Free STEM Smart Programs
Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering free STEM Smart programs for children aged 10 to 14. Students will have the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and do hands-on experiments. These programs are led by retired scientists who are volunteers from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) STEM volunteer program and Adventures in Science.
Children can participate in all sessions or select sessions of interest. Registration is required for each session. All programs begin at 2 p.m. Register for classes here.
- March 17: Kitchen Chemistry
- March 31: Buoyancy/Archimedes — When Liquids Push Objects Up!
- April 14: Crime Science Investigations — Escape Room
- April 28: Chocolate
- May 12: Electronics
- March 18: Strawberry DNA
- April 15: Fun with Computer Programming
- April 29: Electronics
- May 13: Fun with Computer Programming
- March 25: Kitchen Chemistry
- April 8: Buoyancy/Archimedes — When Liquids Push Objects Up!
- April 22: Crime Science Investigations — Escape Room
- May 6: Chocolate
- May 20: Electronics
The programs are sponsored by each branch’s local Friends of the Library Chapter.
The AAAS Stem volunteer program is recruiting volunteers. If interested, contact Robert Thomas at 301-570-2811. For program information, contact Mary Ellen Icaza at 240-777-0006.