Take and Make STEAM Kits

Take and Make STEAM Kits

TCPL has teamed up with the Cornell Center for Materials Research Families Learning Science Together program, the Sciencenter, and the National Science Foundation to bring you fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activity kits. Kits are released monthly and can be picked up, while supplies last, at TCPL and at the Sciencenter.

Latest Kit: Paper Helicopters!

Take photos using the power of the sun!

Instructions and Material List:

 

Let Us Know What You Think!

Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) works with families to improve the quality of STEM programs. The funding from the National Science Foundation enables CCMR to provide resources for the Take and Make STEAM kit program. You can help out by taking a short, anonymous survey using this link.

Previous Kits

You can find the instructions and material lists for past kits here. Select the kit you would like and the link will redirect you to a PDF.

8/22 Make Bee Hummer

7/22 Make Sun Prints!

5/21 Make Chromatography Butterflies

3/21 Make a Sound Sandwich!

1/21 Make a Library Critter!

11/20 Make a Snowflake Mobile!

Logos for Cornell Center for Materials Research, National Science Foundation, and the Sciencenter

Upcoming Events

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Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads or basic computer questions.  **Please note - This series of appointments will be with volunteer technology tutor, Gusti, and he is able to cover the following top...
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10:30am - 11:30am
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Maker Saturdays for Teens

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Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and use one of our Makerspace machines:  3D Printers...
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One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
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Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads or basic computer questions.  Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.  Appointments will be held in the library's Digital...
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TCPL MAKER MONDAY FOR TEENS

3:00pm - 5:00pm
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About this event::
Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc.... Teens are invited to the Makerspace for two hours of open-making time. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and use one of our Makerspace machines:  3D Printers (...
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Let's Make Something! 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Cricut, etc... Teens are invited to virtually join in on Maker Mondays. Through Zoom, participants will be shown how to make 3D objects in Tinkercad, create SVGs in Inkscape, set up and print on a ...
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One-on-One Tech Help

10:30am - 11:30am
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About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads or basic computer questions.  Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.  Appointments will be held in the library's Digital...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

One-on-One Tech Help

10:00am - 11:00am
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Registration
Library Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: Digital Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Digital Lab, One-on-One Appointments, Online Chat, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
About this event::
Book a librarian or volunteer technology tutor for help with digital downloads or basic computer questions.  Please visit the Adult Services reference desk at the time of your appointment.  Appointments will be held in the library's Digital...