STEM Program

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (Grades 1-5)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:15pm to 4:45pm
A visiting scientist, technician, engineer or mathematician from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

March theme: Math Is Popping Up
Explore some very interesting 3D objects called Platonic solids, and then build some yourself! Learn about their structure, mathematical properties, and where they occur in nature. Finally, find out whether soap bubbles are always round.

For students in grade 1-5. Registration required.

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (grades 1-5)

Date: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:15pm to 4:45pm
A visiting scientist, technician, engineer or mathematician from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

February theme: Money Matters: Teach Children to Save Program
Math is everywhere! Did you know that you can use math to help your money grow? Join Mary Barry from Frederick County Bank to learn about budgeting, saving, and how interest works to increase your bank account.

March theme: Math Is Popping Up

LEGO® Movie Maker Studio: Make Your Own Stop-Motion LEGO® Movies!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Have you ever wanted to make your own movie? B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) to our LEGO® Movie Maker Studio and create amazing films using our huge collection of LEGO® minifigs, bricks, and more! Using the FREE LEGO® Movie Maker app (compatible with iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), we'll bring everyday objects to life on the big screen!

Math for Bookworms

Date: 
Monday, April 6, 2015 - 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Age Group: 
Have you ever wondered about the world of math concepts? Don’t let them frighten you. We can problem-solving fun with David Adler's You Can, Toucan, Math! All materials for program will be provided during the session. Ages 7-11. Registration required.

Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Future Filmakers Digital Workshop (for ages 6 - 11)

Date: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
During this monthly workshop we will focus on the artistic and technical aspects of digital filmmaking for creating stop motion movies. Participants will learn film editing, animation, and camera techniques. We encourage kids to B.Y.O.D (Bring Your Own Device) and will be using software that requires iOS 5.0 or later on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Don't have a device - no worries. We will have some to share!



Maryland State Parks Park Pals

Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State Park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Get excited about nature and the outdoors in these special sessions for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Registration required, for ages 3-5

Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers

Date: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Park Rangers from Cunningham Falls State park bring this special program out of the park and into the library! Take the first steps toward earning your Maryland State Parks Junior Rangers badge by attending Junior Ranger sessions at the library. After completing all 3 sessions, attend 2 more programs at the park to earn your badge. Can’t make it to the library sessions? Cunningham Falls offers sessions all summer long for kids to earn their badge (park entrance fee required).

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