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STEM-by-the-Hour

We bring science to your classroom!

Students love the fun, hands-on activities. Educators love the minds-on learning loaded with eligible content! STEM-by-the-Hour presentations allow you to expand on important themes in your curriculum right in the classroom!

Each program accommodates up to 30 students and can be adapted to fit a 45-minute class period.

New this year! Several STEM-by-the-Hour offerings are available for live virtual programming! See program listings below for more details.

Fee: $125 for each program.
Single programs available June–March.
Two (2) program minimum April–May.

Travel fees may apply

Choose from the following programs:


Chemistry

Chemical Concoctions

Grades K–3
Content Themes: Chemistry, States of Matter, Structure and Properties
Stir up some concoctions like silly putty and chalk to take home.

Chemistry in a Bag

Grades 3–5
Content Themes: Chemistry, States of Matter, Structure and Properties, Energy
Conduct experiments that produce exciting temperature-changing results.

Glow in the Dark

Grades 3–5
Content Themes: Chemistry, Physical Science, Waves of Energy
Explore how color and light interact when experimenting under black light with everyday objects.


Biology

Making Sense of Sound

Grades K–6
Content Themes: Interactions of Body Systems, Concepts of Health, Physics
Test the limits of sound energy and safety while exploring how we can hear what we hear. Produce and prevent sound travel in a variety of ways.
*Live virtual option available

Roots, Shoots, and Solutes

Grades 6–8
Content themes: Relationships in an Ecosystem, Effects of Population Dynamics, Significance of Biodiversity
Get your hands dirty as we explore the physiology of trees.


Engineering

Build It, Break It

Grades K–5
Content Themes: Engineering, Forces, Experimentation, Forces and Interaction
Create sculptures, build arches, and assemble other unique structures.
*Live virtual option available

Rockets

Grades K–5
Content Themes: Astronomy, Space Systems, Physics, Chemistry
Reach for the stars by shooting off stomp rockets, Alka-Seltzer rockets and hit your target every time.
*Live virtual option available

Engineering Challenge

Grades 4–6
Content Themes: Engineering, Careers in Science, Forces and Interaction
Test your engineering skills through different design challenges.
*Live virtual option available