Steam Activity Kit #2

$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 2 Contents
4 Sheets 5.5”x8.5” Shrink Film, 2 Keychains, 1 Holepunch
1 Balancing Bird Puzzle
1 Balloon Helicopter
1 Ultraviolet Pen
10 Sheets 5.5”x7” Rainbow Scratch Paper + Wooden Stylus
1.5 Tbsp Growing Spheres

Descriptions of Individual Materials

4 Sheets 5.5”x8.5” Shrink Film, 2 Keychains, 1 Holepunch
Create an exciting drawing on this special shrink film using any permanent marker or colored pencil. Then shrink your work into tiny, cute creations by having an adult help you heat it in the oven.
*Learning Objectives: thermoplastic, polymers, area

1 Balancing Bird Puzzle
Learn about physics with this balancing bird puzzle. Assemble the puzzle and then attach magnets along the birdʼs wings to determine the center of gravity.
*Learning Objectives: center of gravity, equilibrium

1 Balloon Helicopter
Learn about lift through this balloon powered helicopter. Blow up the balloon, attach it to the propellers and let your helicopter fly!
*Learning Objectives: lift, force, Newtonʼs 3rd Law of Motion

1 Ultraviolet Pen
Write secret messages with ultraviolet reactive ink and read them with the built-in ultraviolet
light!
*Learning Objectives: ultraviolet light, electromagnetic spectrum

10 Sheets 5.5”x7” Rainbow Scratch Paper + Wooden Stylus
Use a wooden stylus to create exciting works of art by scratching through the black paper to
reveal a rainbow layer below.
*Learning Objectives: lamination, cross hatching

1.5 Tbsp Growing Spheres
Place these hard crystals in water and they expand about 300 times, producing gel-like spheres. Change the color of the spheres by adding food coloring to the water.
*Learning Objectives: volume, mass, absorption, polymers

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Pricing Tiers

Breakeven Price, Regular Price, Social Justice Price