Polymers

How are growing gummy bears, exploding diapers, and making water disappear all related? The Curious Crew explores the world of polymers! STEM Challenge: Making slime; Curious About Careers: Zookeeper Annie Marcum.

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Simple Machines Wedge

Splitting logs, building canoes, and "uplifting" wedges! From axes to canoes to the forks we eat with, the Curious Crew gets a "cutting edge" look at the simple machine, the wedge! STEM Challenge: Design a Mini-Canoe; Curious About Careers: Architectural Designer Tiffany Brown.

  • 2019-07-20T00:30:00-07:00
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Rocks

Floating, freezing, and fizzing rocks! The Curious Crew goes "digging" into the makeup and science of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks! STEM Challenge: Design a Wax Model to Explain the Rock Cycle; Curious About Careers: Hydrologist Cynthia Rachol.

  • 2019-07-21T00:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-07-27T00:30:00-07:00
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Soapy Science

Sudsy science, homemade soap, and repulsive pepper! The Curious Crew learns all about the science of soap with a lesson on saponification and surfactants. STEM Challenge: Making Homemade Soap; Curious About Careers: Water Chemist Daveda Quinn.

  • 2019-07-28T00:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-08-03T00:30:00-07:00
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Circulatory System

The Curious Crew gets pumped exploring the circulatory system! Dr. Rob uses balloon valves and tennis balls to explain how the heart pumps blood throughout the body and has the Curious Crew design and build stethoscopes! STEM Challenge: Design a Working Stethoscope; Curious About Careers: Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician Dr. Penny Wilton.

  • 2019-08-04T00:30:00-07:00
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  • 2019-08-10T00:30:00-07:00
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Bioplastics

Bags that dissolve, potatoes that turn into plastic, and silverware you can eat! The Curious Crew learns all about the chemical makeup of bioplastics. STEM Challenge: Design a Bioplastic Sculpture; Curious About Careers: Packaging Engineer Karen Keeder.

  • 2019-08-11T00:30:00-07:00
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