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STEAM Lab

Fernbank’s new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Lab* will expand on the physical and earth science concepts featured in Fantastic Forces, as well as be a hub for STEAM learning. New programs will connect scientific concepts with the arts and humanities to provide the whole pallet of learning. Cooperative learning stations and exploratory features will create an engaging, hands-on learning environment designed to empower children to think innovatively, take risks and exercise their imaginations.

Science educators will deliver a robust portfolio of classes and activities to expose children to a rich variety of topics including:

  • Anatomy/Dissection
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Physics
  • Robotics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Weather
  • Arts, Nature & Culture

Exploratory features will include:

  • Van der Graaf generator, Tesla coil and circuits to study electricity
  • Stream tables and augmented reality sandboxes to study geology and hydrology
  • Compound microscopes to investigate
  • Robots for coding and programming

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*Premieres summer 2020, subject to funding.