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Science Center Classes for Kids Back at the Fab Lab

The Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab’s (SSC) STEM Saturdays classes are returning by popular demand! Launched in fall 2019, the classes take students in grades 2-12 on a hands-on exploration into various science, technology, engineering, art, and math areas.

STEM Saturdays

STEM Saturdays run every week from October 17 to January 30. Popular classes from last year including Robotics, Engineering, Chemistry, and Art Lab will return, and new themes like Biology, Coding, Math, Meteorology, Music Science, and Neuroscience will be added.

Art Lab STEM Saturday’s participant Pepper uses her laser cut art bot to make fun designs.

All classes are developed and led by high school students from the Student Proposals & Education Committee (SPEC), a SSC program that cultivates the leaders of tomorrow by empowering them to pursue their passions while making learning exciting for younger students. From theme selection and curriculum development to project prototyping and volunteer training, all aspects of the class development are managed by SPEC students.

Whether you want to design a custom vinyl sticker for your trick-or-treat bag in “Art Lab” or extract DNA from berries in “Biology”, there are classes to suit all ages and interests. Each class is $40 and runs from 8:30am-12:30pm. Limited spaces are available and enhanced health and safety policies are in place to protect participants amid COVID-19. For the full schedule and more information, visit https://suncoastscience.org/stem-saturdays.

About the Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab

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Jack learns how to use the drill press to customize his rocket in Rocketry STEM Saturday’s class.

The Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded with the mission to inspire and support tomorrow’s innovators through experiential learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Through its fabrication lab and innovative programs, the Suncoast Science Center encourages people of all ages to explore ideas, build skills and confidence, and become lifelong learners. To learn more, visit www.suncoastscience.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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