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STEAM Engines: We Dig Dirt

What do you call a chicken who crosses the road, rolls around in the dirt, then comes back?* Alas, this particular joke went over the heads of every participant in this month’s STEAM Engines at Skokie Library, but it was the perfect entry into our discussion about dirt - or more specifically soil. Same thing,

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

STEAM Engines: Black Holes

One of my favorite things about kid science programming at the library is the journey of discovery. I was as excited as the next curious citizen when the photo of the black hole was released in April. I was eager to show it to my son, who is generally fascinated by all things space, and

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

STEAM Engines: A House for a Louse

We were at the tail end of what seemed to be an endless, capricious winter. One of those predictably unpredictable Illinois seasons where one day you wake up and the sun is shining, and the breeze is sweet, and the crocuses know better but just can’t help themselves. There’s something about that optimism - that

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

STEAM Engines: Emmett Chappelle and big, messy Bioluminescence

  Skokie Public Library's February STEAM Engines club, featuring STEAM learning and hands-on activity for kindergarten through second graders, focused on super cool retired scientist Emmett Chappelle. Chappelle had an exciting and varied career, including working with NASA to support their flight initiatives. Perhaps most prominently, he was involved with the Viking 1, the first

By |March 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments
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