Tag: STEM

May 28, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

We're kicking off summer break with a new engineering series: Cardboard Kingdom! Each month we'll engineer something new. To start us off, we're creating whirligigs that will take to the sky! This program is suited for older elementary and teens, and all materials will be provided. This program will be held outdoors and may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Masks are encouraged and social distancing measures are in place. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Tween
May 1, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Celebrate this May Day by making a special treat for our flying neighbors! This event will be held in-person, and all participants will make their own bird feeder to take home. Books and take-home activities on birds will be available while supplies last. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Masks are encouraged and physical distancing measures will be in place. Space is limited; registration encouraged. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
April 24, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring a blanket and relax on the lawn at Anythink Perl Mack while the skies fill with bubbles of all sizes! Supplies will be available to create your own bubble wands and solutions. This program will be held outdoors and is weather permitting. Masks are encouraged and social distancing will be in place. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Family
April 21, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

We’ll check in on our chick friends in part two of our egg candling in this virtual program with Adams County 4H.  Space is limited; registration required. A link to the Zoom session will be sent by email in advance of the program. Simultaneous translation of this program will be available in Spanish courtesy of the Community Language Cooperative. La traducción simultánea de este programa estará disponible en español cortesía de Community Language Cooperative.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Children
April 13, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

The chicks are back! First, we need to see how many of our eggs are fertilized – and then we can watch them grow. Learn about life inside an egg in this virtual program with Adams County 4H. Space is limited; registration required. A link to the Zoom session will be sent by email in advance of the program. Simultaneous translation of this program will be available in Spanish courtesy of the Community Language Cooperative. La traducción simultánea de este programa estará disponible en español cortesía de Community Language Cooperative.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Children
March 26, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Mystified by magnet magic? This take-home kit encourages you to explore the surprising properties of magnets through experimenting, observing and figuring out the way they work. Kits are available at Anythink Wright Farms starting March 22 during open hours. A virtual drop-in Q & A session will be held on March 26 from 11 -11:30 am. Appropriate for elementary school-age kids; kits contain small parts and are not appropriate for children under 5 years old.

 

 

The Virtual drop-in Q & A session will be held online and a link to the program is included in the kit. Supplies are limited; registration is required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
February 2, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Available for pick up Tuesday, Feb. 2 & Thursday, Feb. 4, 4-5 pm 

Build a circuit and learn about electrons in the comfort of your own home! Stop by Anythink Commerce City’s curbside services to pick up all you need for this engaging experiment. Suitable for children ages 6-12, and adult supervision is recommended. This program will be available while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: 
Children
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January 13, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Grab a hammer and let's explore one of the wonders of planet Earth: geodes! Each participant will get their own geode to break apart and keep. We'll learn about how geodes form and compare the hidden crystals within each rock during the live virtual gathering. Supply kits will be available for pick-up from Anythink Perl Mack beginning on Wed. Jan. 6th. 

This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the event will be sent out via email to registrations. Supplies are limited, one kit per registration; online registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
December 30, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Celebrate New Year’s Eve science-style. The Fizz! Pop! Drop! STEM kit includes all the materials needed to end your year with some sensational science experiments. Our hypothesis is that these physical and chemical reactions are the variable you need to set your new year in motion. Register online and pick up your kit at the Wright Farms branch any time between December 21-30. A virtual drop-in session will be available Wednesday, December 30 between 2-3pm for questions and discussion. Appropriate for Elementary age children. Supplies are limited; registration required. Visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
October 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Harry Potter’s pet owl, Hedwig, was loved by all. However, they never talked about what Hedwig did in her off time. Join us as we learn about the digestive systems of owls by dissecting actual owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? There’s only one way to find out! Materials will be available for pick-up at the Anythink Perl Mack branch starting on October 13th. The program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Tween

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