STEAM Activities

ARTEMIS MOON POD ESSAY CONTEST

Aspiring astronauts and spirited space buffs enrolled in grades K – 12 are invited to submit an essay about their imagined expedition to the Moon’s South Pole to NASA. Prizes include virtual Artemis Explorer sessions with NASA, trips to the Johnson Space Center, and an invitation to the Artemis-1 Launch!

Follow these tutorials to learn how to draw components of the Artemis program, including amazing crew suits, rockets, and rovers!

We invite patrons to share their art and essays with us! Essays will be shared with the community after the NASA contest closes on December 17.

DREAM, BUILD, and CREATE – Civil Engineers in Action

All around the world, engineers are pushing the limits of ingenuity and innovation in unexpected, imaginative, and amazing ways. Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a giant-screen film about engineering, takes viewers on a journey of discovery from the world’s tallest building to a bridge higher than the clouds. Along the way, the audiences witness how today’s engineers are shaping the world of tomorrow.
View the documentary on any of the available dates at any time: Nov 10, Nov 14, Nov 17, or Nov 24. Register to receive the link and passcode.

MEET ENGINEERING DREAM TEAMS

Did you know that engineers are already imagining floating cities? How about meeting engineers who play Minecraft or dance hip hop? Join us online to meet to meet young, diverse engineers making a difference in communities across the country and across the world.

  • Women in Engineering | 
  • Cities of the Future | 
    Technology is constantly changing. Find out how cities now and in the future will change. Engineers are already thinking about cities that float. What about cities on the Moon or Mars? 
  • Black Engineers | 
  • El Futuro se Diseña/The Future is Designed (Spanish Language) | 
  • Chats with Change Makers featuring Avery Bang | 
    High school host Tiffany will chat with Avery, a Civil Engineer and CEO of Bridges to Prosperity where she leads her global team in building trailbridges in some of the most isolated places on earth. Hear her stories, ask questions, and stay tuned for a fun engineering challenge kids can do away from their screens, whether they are learning at home or in the classroom.
  • Engineering Extravaganza | 

PLAYFUL BUILDING

Join from home on November 19 at 4:30!
Learn how parks are designed and create your own city park! How do you choose between a skatepark, pool, and ice-cream stand or trails and a pond?
Open to grades 4 and up.
REGISTER HERE by November 13 to receive information on supplies and the Zoom link.