STEM Time

Science in July

Tuesday, July 10th at 10:30 PM – Science Explorers – Magnets [5+]

Looking for some science for your little guys and gals? Science Explorers is a science programs for kids 5 and up to explore basic scientific principles. Come on down to the Parker Williams Branch Library on Tuesday, July 10th at 10:30 AM. This month, we will be exploring the fascinating world of magnets.

 Wednesday, July 18th at 5 PM – STEM Time -- Sound Vibrations [8+]

Not only do libraries rock, but science does too. Learn the science behind sound vibrations. Join us in the Library Community Room on Wednesday, July 18th at 5 PM to learn about sound vibration, sound waves, and much more. 

Summer Science in June at the Parker Williams Branch Library

Tuesday, June 19th at 10:30 PM – Science Explorers – Liquid Measurement [5+]


Looking for some science for your little guys and gals? Science Explorers is a science programs for kids 5 and up to explore basic scientific principles. Come on down to the Parker Williams Branch Library on Tuesday, June 19th at 10:30 AM. This month, we will be exploring the volume of water through liquid measurements.

 

 Wednesday, June 20th at 5 PM – STEM Time -- Sound Amplifiers [8+]

STEM Time – Balance [7+] - Wednesday, May 9th at 5 PM

Balance is an important concept in our lives.

It helps us walk and do some fantastic things.

Come join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM on Wednesday, May 9th to learn about the different scientific concepts and simple machines that have to do with weight and balance. 

STEM Time – RBG Pixels [7+] - Wednesday, April 11 at 5 PM

From TVs to computer screens to our phones, pixels are everywhere.

Our STEM Time this month will be focusing on explaining how we get the different bands of color to show true on a variety of devices.

On Wednesday, April 11th, join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM to more about the dancing lights of color. 

STEM Time – Fibonacci’s Number [7+] - Wednesday, March 14 at 3 PM

In nature, there is a repeating pattern that we can see in a variety of places.

It is sometimes found in a parallel roll in computer programing and technology.

On Wednesday, March 14th join us in the Library Community Room at 5 PM to learn about the fascinating places we can find Fibonacci’s number. 

STEM Time – The Plant Doctor [7+] - Wednesday, February 7 at 5 PM

George Washington Carver, also known as The Plant Doctor, was an African American botanist and inventor with an affinity for peanuts.

Join us on February 7th at 5 PM in the Library Community Room as we present a spotlight on the life, achievements, and accomplishments of George Washington Carver.

After the presentation, we will make some homemade peanut butter.

For those with a peanut allergy, please make arrangements with the librarian ahead of the program for any accommodations. 

Curiosity Cruiser @Jacinto City Branch Library!

The Curiosity Cruiser is coming to Jacinto City Branch Library!


Curiosity Cruiser and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy FoundationCome take part in a special storytime aboard the Harris County Public Library Curiosity Cruiser! 

Thursday, January 4th @ 1 PM
Open to all ages!

STEM Time – Science of Milk and Cookies December 6th @ 5 PM [7+]

 Why are milk and cookies such an alluring combination?

Are there some magical properties of universe at play?

Join Mr. John in the Library Community Room on December 6th at 5 PM as he breaks down the basic chemical process of baking cookies and the magically delicious elements that make up milk.

Cookies and milk to be provided by the generosity of the Parker Williams Friends of the Library.

STEM Time – Amateur (HAM) Radio October 18th @ 5 PM [8+]

Have you ever wondered how far radio signals carry? Did you know that you can talk to the International Space Station with a handheld radio?

Learn interesting facts about radio waves, proper protocol for radio operators, and the laws and licenses required to operate an amateur (HAM) radio.

Join Mr. John, a real licensed radio operator, in the Parker Williams Branch Community Room at 5 PM to have a bit of radio Foxtrot Uniform November.

STEM Time – Brick Films September 20th @ 5 PM [8+]

 

 

Just in time for the new Lego Ninjago Movie, STEM Time is going Hollywood.

Utilizing the iPads we have available, we are going to create some Lego Movie-esque Brick Films.

Join us (and L-Lloyd) in the Library Community Room on September 20th at 5 PM for a lesson in film, technology, and fun. 

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