DIY STEM Projects
Our STEM Librarian Buffy inspires people of all ages with her fun science, technology and engineering projects. While our libraries are closed, she will be sharing ideas for projects you can do at home!
Lunch Bag Explosion
Vinegar, Baking Soda, and Acid Based Reactions, Oh My!
This experiment uses vinegar and baking soda to cause an Acid-base reaction inside of a plastic bag. When sealed the gas fills the bag until it explodes!
Turn this activity into a true experiment and change some of the variables such as temperature of liquid, quantity of baking soda, and size of bag.
Lego Tower Challenge
This week’s build criteria:
- Random bricks
- Use all bricks
- Build the tallest tower
- Time limit
- Build individually, race against a friend, or build as a team
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