HAYS, Kan. – Constructing a stomp rocket, establishing a kaleidoscope, and taking a Zoom-powered photograph are among the many actions created by Fort Hays State College’s Kansas Wetlands Schooling Heart to entertain and educate budding younger scientists over the summer season.
The KWEC will host Drop-In STEM and Raspberry Pi Jams for college students who wish to get entangled with the setting and expertise. Admission is free, and tools can be offered.
The KWEC is situated 10 miles northeast of Nice Bend alongside Kansas Freeway 156 at Cheyenne Bottoms. Many of the actions can be outdoor. CDC pointers can be adopted, and occasions are topic to alter, relying on COVID-19 circumstances.
Drop-In STEM – Friday, July 24, midday to 4:30 p.m. Curler coasters, bubbles, water balloons, sunshine, and snakes – all very important elements for having an ideal summer season. Be part of KWEC workers and volunteers as we discover the science, math, engineering, and expertise round a number of the biggest summer season pastimes. We’ll additionally assemble a nature kaleidoscope, construct a stomp rocket, and meet some classroom critters.
Drop-In STEMS are quarterly actions provided at KWEC. They’re non-formal actions designed to immerse guests in science, expertise, engineering, and math with a nature twist. Households will journey to a number of stations finishing hands-on actions. Come ready to be outdoor. This can be a free, come-and-go exercise.
Raspberry Pi Jams – Aug. 4-6 and Aug. 11-13, 1:30 to three p.m. Use the tiny Raspberry Pi computer systems and program them with an environmental science twist. Time-lapse seeds rising, make a path cam to see who visits the KWEC at night time, program lights to mimic a firefly, and assemble PiNoculars that may take a zoom powered image!
Registration for the Raspberry Pi Jams is required earlier than July 29. Join as quickly as doable, as spots are restricted.
To register, name 1-877-243-9268 or e mail Mandy Kern, KWEC Program Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For extra data, go to http://wetlandscenter.fhsu.edu/.