Steam Activity Kit #1

$25.00$35.00

Provide fun learning activities for the kids in your life and help support Steam Exchange at the same time!

Steam Exchange is a non-profit community arts center in the Smoketown neighborhood that offers free afterschool and summer programs for underserved youth. Proceeds from these kits will help us support our students and their families through the pandemic. Thank you for your support!

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Kit 1 Contents
8 Sheets 5”x7” Sun Print Paper
1 Bag (1/4c) Thermoplastic Pellets + Sculpting Tool
1 Growing Frog & 1 Alligator
1 Magic Crystal Tree
1 Tube No-Pop Bubbles
1 Film Canister Rocket, 4 Effervescent Tablets

Descriptions of Individual Materials

8 Sheets 5”x7” Sun Print Paper
Make fascinating white-on-blue prints from natural or man-made materials. Place flat objects (leaves, flowers, jewelry, etc.) on the sun-sensitive paper, expose the materials to the sun, and create photo-montage images.
*Learning Objectives: chemical reactions, ultraviolet light, opacity

1 Bag (1/4c) Thermoplastic Pellets + Sculpting Tool
This amazingly versatile polymer can be heated and molded over and over again to create anything from small sculptures, to props, jewelry, and more! Soften it in hot water,
mold by hand, then let it cool to harden.
*Learning Objectives: thermoplastic, viscosity, polymers

1 Growing Frog & 1 Alligator
These animals double in size after 8-10 hours in water. When removed from water, the animal will return to its original size.
*Learning Objectives: volume, mass, absorption, polymers

1 Magic Crystal Tree
Using capillary action and evaporation, you can watch as the branches of this specially treated paper tree bloom with colorful crystals.
*Learning Objectives: capillary action, evaporation, crystallization

1 Tube No-Pop Bubbles
Blow these incredible bubbles, wait 10 seconds, reach out and catch them on your fingers! They don’t pop!
*Learning Objectives: solubility, evaporation, polymers

1 Film Canister Rocket, 4 Effervescent Tablets
Turn a film canister into an exploding rocket! Add ¼ tablet and water, and then stand back to see how far your film canister flies.
*Learning Objectives: chemical reactions, pressure, thrust

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Breakeven Price, Regular Price, Social Justice Price