STEM Camp Blog

Minecraftpalooza 2023: Check Our Our Work!

STEM Camp’s 2023 free March Break Minecraftpalooza event was so much fun! As they always do, campers impressed us so much. Take a look at just a few of the amazing creations they built, individually and together. Below, our Moderators

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The Magic of Static Electricity

Here we’ll explore the power of static electricity with TWO activities: we’ll separate pepper from salt, and bend water! What is Static Electricity? A static charge occurs when there is an imbalance between positive and negative charges on the surface

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Make a Balloon-mobile

Cars that we drive on the road are most often powered by gasoline. But how does that gas turn into the energy that makes a car move? In this activity we’ll learn about forms of energy, and use a balloon

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Minecraftpalooza: What a Success!

STEM Camp’s free March Break Minecraftpalooza event was a tremendous success! We were so proud of the creations our campers made! Take a look at just a few of the amazing creations they built, individually and together. Below, our Moderators

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Make Your Own Kaleidoscope

What is the light theory that allows you to see yourself in the mirror? Reflection! Discover how reflection works by building your own kaleidoscope with this fun activity. Materials Empty Pringles can or tissue paper roll Mylar sheets or aluminum foil

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gardening soil and scoop

Which Soil Is Best for Planting?

The scientific method is a way of gaining knowledge by testing things and taking observations. It involves asking questions, making predictions (a hypothesis), testing, recording observations, analyzing results, then drawing conclusions. In this activity, we’ll use the scientific method to

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Lava Lamp

Erupting Lava Lamp

Watching a lava lamp’s coloured bubbles rise and sink involves more science than meets the eye! The different densities and polarities of the various components of a lava lamp show a fantastic phenomenon that you can recreate at home. Let’s

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Running shoes

Sports, STEM, and Shoes

In our everyday lives, shoes play a critical role: they protect our feet, help prevent injury and more. Shoes in sports have to work even harder for the athletes wearing them, to help improve performance for the different people and

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