STEM Sunday

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IDEA Lab: Stem Sunday provides free, value-added, engaging projects that help children and families develop STEM skills and have positive STEM experiences together are WonderLab. Projects can be easily entered into by families with children as young as kindergarten and adults of any age working together. Projects encourage planning and design by presenting a simple challenge to achieve, as well as open-ended opportunities to redesign and improve the project.

Parachute Drop!: There has been an earthquake that has left all roadways blocked and impossible to drive through. As an emergency rescuer, it is your mission is to deliver a care package safely and intact to the people stranded without food or water! The only way to get supplies to those affected by this natural disaster is by parachute! You and your team must engineer the best parachute system to deliver these live-saving supplies to the disaster zone.

A single project will be available each Family Science Sunday. Each project will feature a simple goal/challenge to get families started. Additional challenges, if desired, will be available as families master the first. Families can work for as short or as long of a period on time on their challenges. Projects are NOT take-home, although suggestions for recreating the activity at home will be available.