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Online – Make From Home: Design Thinking Experience @ The Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Mt. Pleasant

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Join us in a Design Thinking experience where students will be asked to design, create, and build a prototype to help a client. Students will use their own supplies such as: Recycled materials: milk jugs, boxes, bottle caps, yogurt containers etc. Adhesives: hot glue, tape, glue stick etc. Embellishments (markers, buttons, feathers, stickers, etc.) This […]

Free

Online: Virtual Lego Challenge @ Bay County Library System

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Visit the Bay County Library System Children’s Facebook page for a weekly challenge,  then build at home with your own LEGOs and join us on Zoom to share your creation!  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in case they require assistance with the technology. Zoom […]

Free

Online: The Jupiter-Saturn Encounter with Delta College Planetarium

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Jupiter and Saturn appear close to each other in the south after sunset, and they’re about to get a lot closer. Join us here on FB Live and we’ll show you what that means and how best to observe it! EVENT LINK Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM

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Virtual Craft for Kids: Craft Stick Catapults and Targets @ Bay County Library System

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Join some of our Children’s Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 […]

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Online: Poke-Heroes with Snapology

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Ages 4-14 This is an online class, we will send you a link to access the class 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Please check your "junk" mail if you do not receive a message.] Come join Snapology for Poke-Heroes. Students will build and explore the world of Pokemon as they create […]

$35
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Online: Escape Snapology

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Ages 7-14 Hurry, your team has 60 minutes to discover clues, solve puzzles, answer riddles, and manipulate contraptions in order to complete an assigned tasks to ultimately unlock the door to escape Snapology! The team that escapes the fastest is given ultimate bragging rights...until their record is beaten by a new team! In Escape Snapology, […]

$90

Online: Snapology’s Amazing Race & STEM Survivor

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Ages 7-14 Are you ready for an adventure? Send your learner on a trip with Snapology around the world to discover unique aspects of different cultures, including national flags, traditional cuisines, influential artists, and notable historical landmarks! Not only will your student be learning about world cultures and developing an appreciation for cultural differences, but […]

$18

Wacky Science with Scheer Genius with Bay County Library System

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The smash hit of 2017 is being brought back! Simple Household items are used to perform outrageous and wacky science feats. Loads of surprises, comedy & goofy sound effects combine in this perfect complement to learning The Scientific Method. RSVP LINK Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 6:00pm – 7:00pm

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Online FREE – Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival with Bay City State Park, Bay City

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This year’s Waterfowl Festival will be Virtual with several different activities and events going on through Facebook and other Online channels. On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 we will be kicking off the month long 25th annual Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival. Each Saturday, from August 1st – August 29th, we will have different activities, clinics, and […]

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REPCO Wildlife Encounters (Online) with Chippewa River District Library

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Join REPCO Wildlife Encounters in the digital world to see animals from the real world! See a variety of animals from reptiles to invertebrates up close, learn fun, amazing facts, and get a chance to ask the REPCO crew your questions in this live virtual animal program! Registration required. Please make sure to include your […]

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Virtual Event: Binocular Astronomy with Delta College Planetarium

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You don't need a telescope to see some amazing wonders in the night sky. Join us live on Facebook to learn how binoculars can be your door to exploring the galaxy! We'll walk you through several examples of objects to find, what you'll see, how to select the best pair for observing and how to […]

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Music of Nature (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

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Every year we do our Tour Tuesday series at the museum, and even though we are unable to host them in person, we would like to invite you all to experience the “Music of Nature” with us via Facebook live! Explore animal communication and calls! We will take a look into how animals communicate with […]

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Earth-Inside and Out (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

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Every year we do our Tour Tuesday series at the museum, and even though we are unable to host them in person, we would like to invite you all to join us during a Facebook Live to learn about our planet, inside and out! Explore the history and structure of Earth, then discover the processes […]

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Fossils! with Paleo Joe (Online) with Bay County Library System

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Ever wonder what Michigan was like in prehistoric times? When ice covered our state, or dinosaurs roamed the earth? Fossils are a great way to explore exactly that. Paleo Joe will let you get a close look at the fossils while challenging you to do a little (information) digging of your own. This program will […]

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Rocks and Minerals (Online) with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

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Join us Thursday, July 9th at 10:00am as we learn about rocks and minerals, look at geology specimens, and grow some salt crystals at home! Here’s what you’ll need: – 1/2 cup water – 1/2 cup salt (table salt, Epsom salt, or alum salt) – One small pan – String – Pencil, Popsicle stick or […]

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Dr. Slime’s Magic of Chemistry with Bay County Library System

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There’s magic in chemistry! Join Dr. Slime as he shows us some of the most amazing science demonstrations ever made, including classics like Elephants toothpaste, the Disembodied hand, Goblins Brew, a Flaming ball of Hydrogen, and a count down to Space Shuttle Fuel! This program will be held virtually via Zoom. Registration is required and limited […]

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FACEBOOK LIVE TURTLE TIME with Chippewa Nature Center

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Check in on Facebook anytime during the program to visit CNC’s Eastern Box Turtle and learn about other Michigan turtles. If you can’t catch it Live, check it out later on from our Facebook page. FREE | All Ages, under 18 w/adult 6/20/2020 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM FACEBOOK LINK: https://www.facebook.com/cncmidland/

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FACEBOOK LIVE STORY HOUR with Chippewa Nature Center

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Join Steve Frisbee, Camp Director and CNC Story Hour Host for a Facebook Live Story Hour! He will share a story or two along with backyard, nature-themed ideas for play, crafts and outdoor explorations for children ages 3 to 9. 6/18/2020 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/cncmidland/

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Summer Solstice Live! with Museum of Cultural and Natural History

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We will explore the science behind the solstice, why it happens every year, and how cultures across the world have celebrated the longest day of the year throughout history. Then, follow along to make your own recycled bottle humming bird feeder and feed these summer birds right at home! Supplies needed: -1-3 small plastic bottles, […]

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Alex Thomas & Friends Animation Workshop (Teen) with Bay County Library System

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Ever wanted to explore the magic of animation? Join us and learn to create several different animations in the traditional style of animation using free open source software. This will be a pre-recorded program so that students may play and pause at their leisure in order to animate at their own pace. Software Download: https://www.pencil2d.org Monday, June […]

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Virtual Family Astronomy Night with MSU St. Andrews

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Join us for the next virtual Family Astronomy Night on Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 PM. The presentation will focus on the sun: what it is made of, how it formed, and what the forces are that hold it together, as well as those trying to tear it apart.   Connect on Zoom at: https://msu.zoom.us/j/96746491229?pwd=TW1XcXVLSGkvaEJUQUxVV0ZYUzJrUT09 […]

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CNC Earth Week Facebook Live Story Hour

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Join Steve Frisbee, Nature Day Camp Director and CNC Story Hour Host for a Facebook Live Story Hour! Steve will share stories about spring, nature-themed ideas for play, crafts and outdoor explorations for children ages 3 to 9.

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