Class 2 – Egg-scape Pods

Tuesday’s session began with a discussion of the Apollo 13 mission and how engineers are called upon to solve complex problems using limited resources.  As you may recall, the NASA engineers were challenged to create a carbon dioxide filter using only those materials they knew could be found on the spaceship.  In this spirit, our…

Class 1 – Chemistry Fun

We hope your student shared stories from today’s STEAM session with you. There was slime, fire and invisible gases. We talked through what STEAM stood for and various examples of each. We explored carbon dioxide and non-Newtonian fluids. And we used chemistry to produce cool magic tricks. Next week we’ll be constructing egg spaceships from…