*Basic American Foods: 1. Ghost rockets – Understanding gas
expansion Eggs with dissolved shells – Understanding acid/base
chemistry and its role in food interactions 2. Vinegar dissolves the
egg shell, while leaving the membrane and the contents of the egg in
their original condition. 3. Kids will evaluate candy using our
sensory evaluation program, with and without a clothespin on their
nose to explore the connection between smell and taste.
EIRMC Lab: Medical Lab Science- Analyzing clinical specimens for
assisting doctors with diagnoses.
*Fluor Idaho: Simple Machines in Everyday Life- Demonstration units
for gears, pulleys, levers, inclined planes, etc. to explain
mechanical advantage and other basis physics principles. And at least
one activity that kids will interact with/build at the booth for
Idaho Falls Power: Electric Circuits!- We'll use hands on fun to
demonstrate how electric circuits work.
*Idaho Falls Zoo: STEM with the Zoo- Idaho Falls Zoo will present
how we educate about conservation and animal welfare using STEM concepts.
Idaho National Lab: Activity TBA
ISU College of Technology: Energy Systems Technology Education &
Center: Energy Engineering Technologies: Hands on demonstration and a
take home project!
*Museum of Idaho: MakeyMakey STEM Exploration Stations- We will be
exploring different ways that the MakeyMakey programming tool can be
used as educators across all disciplines. The Museum of Idaho is the
first in our area to become a MakeyMakey certified training partner
and we support education on all levels as part of our mission in our community.
Natural Resource Conservations Service, USDA: Soil is Living- We
will discuss the biologic, physical, and chemical properties of soil
and how it applies to many uses.
GSSSC STEM: Try your hand at programming a Finch Robot and testing
out Cubelet configurations!
GSSSC STEM Photo Booth: Get your “STEM” on and take a picture with
fun props and
…and there are more booths to come!