We will have the grant coordinator and Community Engagement librarians hosting this series. Attendees will pre-register on our website at mphpl.org on or after our Fall registration date.
Tween Steam Series (Grades 4-7) (three events):
8/8/18 – DIY: Franken-bots (tweens will make tin can Franken-robots) (Bittersweet Branch)
9/13/18: Operation STEAM: Unleash Your Inner Frankenstein (Squishy Circuit Play-Doh Frankensteins, Makey Makey Coding) (Mishawaka Library)
10/22/18: FrankenToys Makerspace Tweens will dismantle stuffed and plastic toys and reassemble their creatures using sewing machines, hand-sew techniques, and glue guns. Includes a discussion of other toy and monster makers in books and film including characters from Frankenstein, Toy Story, Pinocchio. (Harris Branch)
Overarching question: In an age appropriate way within the context of this activity, address questions of bio-ethics. What is our responsibility as robotic creators/coders/makers?