Laboratory Workshops

Experience exciting STEM topics through advanced hands-on laboratory experiments taught by professional mentors in the field!

Our workshops provide unique enrichment opportunities for inquisitive kids to explore new STEM fields in a teaching lab created just for them.

SEPTEMBER

 

Computer Programming: Scratch

MONDAYS:  SEPT 9, 16, 23, 30
4:30 – 6:00pm

Explore computer science and mathematical concepts using SCRATCH computer coding.  This introductory course to programing programming taught by an industry expert!  

CHEMISTRY OF SLIME

TUESDAYS:  SEPT 3, 10, 17, 24
4:30 – 6:00pm

Have fun learning about material science, states of matters, bioluminescence and other neat features that creatures use all while making different types of mucus, slime and polymer chemicals.  

LEGO ROBOTICS I

WEDNESDAYS:  SEPT 4, 11, 18, 25
4:30 – 6:00pm

Use the LEGO WeDo Education System to engineer and code your own robots.  Students are encouraged to collaborate with friends as they develop problem-solving skills with planning and building robots to accomplish tasks.

Mindstorms I

THURSDAYS:  SEPT 5, 12, 19, 26
4:30 – 6:00pm

Engineer and program our EV3 Educational Robots to accomplish design applications and complete an array tasks.  Recommended minimum age is 8 years old and previous experience on the WeDo systems. 

LEGO ROBOTICS I

SATURDAYS:  SEPT 7, 14, 21, 28
10:30 – 12:00pm

Use the LEGO WeDo Education System to engineer and code your own robots.  Students are encouraged to collaborate with friends as they develop problem-solving skills with planning and building robots to accomplish tasks.

OCTOBER

 

COMPUTER GAMING

MONDAYS:  OCT 7, 14, 21, 28 
4:30 – 6:00pm

Have you ever dreamed about launching your own video game?   Stretch your imagination and create your very own characters, backgrounds, obstacles, power-ups, puzzles, and opponents ad you design and programming your very own video game.

COMPUTER ENGINEERING

TUESDAYS:  OCT 8, 15, 22, 29
4:30 – 6:00pm

This presents a fantastic opportunity to learn computer engineering skills directly from a Distinguished Engineer!  Learn about circuits and programming computer engineers use to integrate hardware and software.  This is an in-demand STEM field and a popular course at The STEM Labs.

LEGO ROBOTICS II

WEDNESDAYS:  OCT 2, 9, 16, 23
4:30 – 6:00pm

Use the LEGO WeDo Education System to engineer and code your own robots.  Students are encouraged to collaborate with friends as they develop problem-solving skills with planning and building robots to accomplish tasks.

Lego Engineering

THURSDAYS:  OCT 3, 10, 17, 24
4:30 – 6:00pm

Use engineering approaches to problem solve as you design and build models using simple machines and solar panels.  Students are presented with fun challenges to test their mechanical and environmental engineering skills!

Culinary Chemistry

SATURDAYS:  OCT 5, 12, 19, 26
10:30 – 12:00pm

Get your hands and science-minds in the kitchen!  Learn how we use chemistry and math in the making of candy, chocolate, and explore cell biology using cake mediums!  Lots of tasty treats for take-homes. Minimum age 8 years old.

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER

 

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING: PYTHON

MONDAYS:  NOVEMBER 4, 18 and DEC 2, 9
4:30 – 6:00pm

Introduction to computer programming taught by an industry expert! 

RASPBERRY PI MINECRAFT

TUESDAYS:  NOV 5, 19 and DEC 3, 10
4:30 – 6:00pm

MINDSTORM 1

WEDNESDAYS:  NOV 6, 13, 20 AND DEC 4
4:30 – 6:00pm

Use the LEGO WeDo Education System to engineer and code your own robots.  Students are encouraged to collaborate with friends as they develop problem-solving skills with planning and building robots to accomplish tasks.

LEGO ROBOTICS 1

THURSDAYS:  NOV 7, 14, 21 AND DEC 5
4:30 – 6:00pm

Use the LEGO WeDo Education System to engineer and code your own robots.  Students are encouraged to collaborate with friends as they develop problem-solving skills with planning and building robots to accomplish tasks.

MINDSTORMS ROBOTS SPACE CHALLENGE

SATURDAYS:  NOV 9, 16 AND DEC 7, 14
10:30 – 12:00pm

Built and code the EV3 Mindstorm Robots to complete a space challenge experience.  Several space station set ups require re-engineering bots and critically thinking about your codes.  Complete all mission tasks and return to Home Base in this exciting course!