Youth grades K to 12 can become STEAMfest Explorers for free.
- Browse hundreds of activities and events.
- Select the activities that interest you and save them to your MySTEAMfest page.
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- Ask questions about activities and get answers from the creators.
The STEAMfest team and our creators are hard at work adding new activities for 2022. Below are a few of the activities that were completed for STEAMfest 2021 or newly added in preparation for STEAMfest 2022. STEAMfest 2022’s Virtual Event begins January 1st and ends January 30th with its Live, in person, Event hosted on Woodlawn School’s Campus. Signup now and be among the first Explorers.
Water and Oil
In Science Mom’s Guide to Water, Part 5, join Science Mom to explore why oil and water don’t mix with four investigations: ocean in a bottle, lava lamp, oil lamp, and a grease fire explosion.
Rube Goldberg Machines
Maximum effort for the minimum results!
Newton’s Cradle – A Demonstration of Physics Concepts, An Example of Kinetic Art, or A Fascinating Toy!
An Architect’s Journey – Part 2
Aiden Lemons and An Architect’s Home
An Architect’s Journey – Part 1
Meet Aiden Lemons and the Wabi-sabi house
Measuring Rocket Motor Thrust
Learn a simple method for measuring the thrust of a model rocket motor.
Exploring Color Theory
Make any color from just three!
Learn about the ancient practice of dyeing fabric with Indigo.
A fun at-home science experiment about density.
Rubber Egg Experiment
What happens to an egg when you leave it in vinegar?
Let’s Make Snow
Cool and fluffy like real snow!
Make a thermometer
Watch the colors move between cups
Use science to create beautiful marbled paper cards
Circle Paper & Straw Airplane
Build this unique paper air plane design.
Red Ted Art
MEL Science Chemistry Lab
Live chemistry demonstrations and DIY experiments!
Mon Feb 15th 4:00 PM
How To Cook An Egg
Science that you can eat
Tue Feb 9th 4:00 PM
Art in Nature
Explore the outdoors through art!
NASA X-Ray Lab Tour
Exclusive behind-the-scene tour of X-ray labs at NASA MSFC.
Fri Feb 19th 4:00 PM
How to separate mixtures with the help of paper and alcohol
Make A Fizzy Drink
How to make a fizzy drink at home in 30 seconds
How to make hot ice from baking soda and vinegar
Animation With Blender
Learn about creating animations
Make your own instrument from home!
Hear for yourself how different musical pitches are created through sound vibrations.
Make a water filter
How to make a water filter with sand and charcoal
How to make a green omelet
Cooking a green omelet
Cans on the edge
How to balance a can at an angle
Make A Periscope
Can you make a periscope from cardboard?
James Dyson Foundation
Can you build a chair from cardboard?
James Dyson Foundation