Ages 7-13 Mondays September 12, 19, 26 October 10 1:15pm - 2:30pm $55
Minecraft meets S.T.E.A.M. as students are challenged to create items based on the popular Minecraft game. Participants will be challenged to design and capture a Creeper, build a block tower and Minecraft blocks, create an animal pen and much more. These S.T.E.A.M. engineering activities will utilize Minecraft to engage children through project based learning.
The Polar Express: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Ages 7-13 Mondays November 21, 28 December 5, 12 1:15pm - 2:30pm $55
It's full S.T.E.A.M. ahead as we board The Polar Express! Can participants make it to the North Pole by completing various related science, technology, engineering and math challenges? Students will have to make a bell, study gravity in order to fly, build a bridge for the train, design a toy and create a gift box. Will they be able to handle the journey and it's challenges to share hot chocolate and cookies with Santa? We shall see....
Ages 7-13 Mondays January 9, 23, 30 February 6 1:15pm - 2:30pm $55
It's a race to the finish! Participants will learn to read a map and compass in order to compete against each other to see who can complete a course designed to confuse and delight. Checkpoints, topographical maps and compasses will be an important part of learning how to get from Point A to Point B!
Leonardo da Vinci: The Renaissance Man-Inventions, Artist & Scientist
Ages 8-13 Mondays February 13, 27 March 6, 20 1:15pm - 2:30pm $55
Leonardo da Vinci was not "just" a painter. He was a man of many talents. Students will learn how to build an Ornithopter from household items, create the Mona Lisa in a new and different way and understand the various hidden talents Leonardo had that helped change the world!
Stop Motion Movie Making
Ages 9-15 Mondays March 27 April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1 1:15pm - 2:30pm $78
Participants will become writers, producers, directors and editors as they make a Stop Motion Movie from idea to final product finishing the course with a premier for parents and siblings to enjoy. The brainstorming, writing, artistic creation, technology, engineering and communication involved in these amazing final products is a sight to see!
Other Homeschool Options:
FREE Event-Thursday, March 1 11:30am-12:30pm (Please arrive no later than 11:20)
Join AAALC at the IRSC Halstrom Planetarium located at 3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34981.
Cosmic Zoom: Take a whirlwind tour of the Universe, starting with the stars and constellations in our own backyard. Then, sail past the moon, sun, planets, nebulae, star clusters and the great barred spiral of the Milky Way outward to distant galaxies and far-flung quasars.
Important: Parents must stay at the planetarium with their children. AAALC is not responsible for any child brought to the event. We will need a total number including parents as seating is limited. Please register with the total number attending.
PREK/K S.T.E.A.M. Courses are also available. For course descriptions and registration go to PreK/Kindergarten STEAM Classes.
GALS: Girls Actively Learning S.T.E.A.M. meets once per month on Saturdays. For course descriptions and registration go to GALS: Girls Actively Learning S.T.E.A.M.