Events

: Keota Elementary STEM Club (February)

  • 02/20/2020 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 02/27/2020 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

: Partnership between Washington County Extension and Keota Elementary PTO is excited to announce the continued After School STEM Club. Registration is now open for the February Club for any 4th-6th grade Keota Elementary student who wants to experiment more with science, technology, engineering, and math. Each session will use an Engineering is Elementary and State 4-H curriculum. Washington County Extension & 4-H and Keota Elementary PTO are partnering together to offer additional and fun ways for Keota youth to interact with science more in a hands-on setting while making new friends and connecting with caring adults in the community. The February session will meet Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 afterschool until 5 p.m. in the Keota Elementary Library. The unit is called - Plants to Plastics - . Youth will become chemical engineers as they explore problems created by traditional plastic materials and then they will engineer bioplastics - “ a plastic made from plant materials as a potential solution to the current plastic problem. They will use the Engineering Design Process to design and redesign solutions. February STEM Club will be taught by Rachel Klein. Registrations accepted on a first come, first serve basis until January 30 at the Keota Elementary Office with limited space available. There is a $10 fee due with the registration form made to Keota Elementary PTO. Forms will be sent home with Keota 4th-6th grade students the week of January 13 and are also available on the Extension website at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/ Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 or amygreen@iastate.edu, with any questions about this STEM Club or how to get involved with other youth science activities.

: Amy Green
3196534811
amygreen@iastate.edu

: Keota Elementary

: 10.00

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