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  • STEM Sampler Kit

    Mailed STEM Kits with Activity Guides. Complete these experiments (designed by Science Explorers!) as your schedule permits. Kits are mailed and will arrive within 5 business days. Three Kit Options: Kit 1: Chemistry, Aerospace & Electricity: Click Here for details Kit 2: Engineering & Chemistry with PH: Click Here for details Recommended Ages: Working with an adult ages, 8+. Working under adult supervision, ages 12+.
  • Chemistry Fun: Preschool Activity Kit

    This kit will have your budding scientist exploring the science side of STEM with engaging experiments and activities. It is more than hands-on...its hands in! Be prepared to have fun and get messy. First, learn about primary and secondary colors with Color Mixing Magic. Then, in States of Matter your scientist will investigate the three most common states in our environment with four exciting experiments. Finally, with Silly Slime, learn why slime is delightfully bouncy, stretchy and sticky as your scientist mixes up their own batch of slime and explores its properties. Kit Includes: pipette color mixing tablets color noodles pipe cleaner bottle of bubble solution and wand blank greeting cards and envelopes 3 colors powdered paint glue shaving cream craft stick 30ml measure cup bowl with lid for storage Color Mixing Magic Activity Guide States of Matter Activity Guide Silly Slime Activity Guide and more Materials Not Included with Kit: water paper towels scissors bowl and cups small waterproof containers of different size and shape for pouring water markers optional paintbrush Kit Warnings: WARNING: Items in this kit are for external use only. Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit. Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth. WARNING:CHOKING HAZARD--Small parts. Not for children under 3 years of age.
  • Junior Engineering Club

    Discover new, hands-on STEM learning lessons from various engineering disciplines. The focus will be on developing problem solving, critical thinking and peer collaboration skills. Projects this session tackle mechanical, electrical, aerospace engineering and more. New engineering themes for each session. Winter Class Themes: (January & February) Civil Engineering: Hansel & Gretel Challenge Industrial Engineering: Little Red’s Basket Acoustic Engineering: Let's Drum! Mechanical Engineering: Pendulum Mechanical Engineering: Spinner Civil Engineering: Billy Goat’s Bridge Challenge Spring Class Themes: (March & April) Environmental Engineering: Trash to Treasure Marine Engineering: Gingerbread Man's Escape Acoustic Engineering: Harmonica Mechanical Engineering: Worm Puppets Aerospace Engineering: Glider Jr Civil Engineering: Three Little Pigs Challenge Please sign your student up on the waitlist when classes are full. If space becomes available in the class, parents will be contacted. Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.
  • Brick Builders: Twist n’ Sweep

    Build a street sweeper, an egg beater, a racer, and more using LEGO® bricks. Use these LEGO® brick models to explore STEM concepts. The {YEL!} Teach It!…Practice It!…Play It! method engages students to create and innovate. Sign up today! LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program. Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.
  • Wizard School

    Investigate a wizard’s laboratory and learn the science behind the magic. Harness electricity to make your own wand. Explore the secret world of alchemy as you create scientific potions and more in this fun, hands-on imaginative class. Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.
  • Code Championship Tournament

    Build a computer bot to play head-to-head against other coders! Whether this is your first Code Championship event, or if you've been competing for years, this is the perfect way to explore the competitive world of Code Championship. Players will be broken into pools based on age for competitive and fair play. No previous coding experience necessary. Technology Requirements: This event will be hosted online using Google Meet and the Code Championship website. If you have a modern browser like Chrome or Firefox, no additional download is required. Please come knowing how to navigate the internet (basic typing and mouse control). The link to the Google Meet event will be emailed two days before the tournament.
  • Extreme Coding Online: Super Snake

    Make an interactive game using Scratch. Learn how to put code blocks together and recreate the classic video game snake. This course will cover fundamental coding concepts like sequencing, conditionals, variable and more. Technical Requirements Computer: PC (Windows XP or later) or Mac (OSX) with at least a 2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM Internet: Broadband internet with at least 1.5Mbps download and 600Kbps upload speeds. Webcam Microphone and Speakers Google Meet Information for logging into the session, will be sent the week prior to class.
  • Coding, Robotics & STEM

    Calling all future scientists and engineers! Spark your love of STEM as you use teamwork and problem solving skills to work on robotics projects and STEM challenges. Session 1 (Winter): Mechanical Engineering! Explore mechanics and other forces of physics as you build a robotic ball kicking machine, explore friction, engineer fun roller coaster, create an exciting marble maze and more fun STEM projects! Session 2 (Spring): Rainforest Engineering Adventures! Rainforests provide a great opportunity for engineering challenges. Build a rainforest inspired robotic creature, create a solution to move quickly over treetops, find creative solutions for rainwater recovery and explore sound by recreating rain sound and more fun STEM projects. Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.
  • Jedi Masters

    Bring the world of Star Wars to life with your master builder skills and our intergalactic-structured curriculum. Motivated to become Jedis like the heroes you know from the movies, you will learn to concentrate on mastering the Force, appreciating the use of teamwork to build battle drones and AT-Walkers, and if your skills are up to par, make your very own light saber and use it in battle! May the force be with you as the most competent Padawan’s rise through the Jedi ranks! Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.
  • Online Coding Club: Level 3

    Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set you up for success. In this online Coding Club with live teachers, learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 3: Continue working on programming fundamentals. Deepen your knowledge of loops and conditionals, while also learning about variables and game design techniques. Basic Typing Skills Access to a Windows PC Access to High Speed Internet Access Zoom will be used for on-line class
  • Online Coding Club: Level 5

    Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set you up for success. In this on-line Coding Club with live teachers, learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 5: Continue deepening your knowledge of block programming while being introduced to basic python learning. Learn how to keep track of the score using variables and assignments. Basic Typing Skills Access to a Windows PC Access to High Speed Internet Access Zoom will be used for on-line class
  • Online Coding Club: Level 2

    Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set you up for success. In this online Coding Club with live teachers, learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 2: Continue building on your knowledge of block programming. Learn about random motion, basic loops and conditionals all while creating your own game. Basic Typing Skills Access to a Windows PC Access to High Speed Internet Access Zoom will be used for on-line class
  • Online Coding Club: Level 1

    Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set you up for success. In this online Coding Club with live teachers, learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 1: In this introductory class, learn how to handle user input, deal with motion and direction, and use their own creativity to design their own characters. Basic Typing Skills Access to a Windows PC Access to High Speed Internet Access Zoom will be used for on-line class
  • Online Coding Club: Level 4

    Coding is an invaluable skill in today’s world. It can open amazing opportunities and set you up for success. In this online Coding Club with live teachers, learn coding skills in a fun and easy way. Level 4: This level will introduce you to more intermediate concepts. Learn how to use random number elements, collision detection and gravity. Basic Typing Skills Access to a Windows PC Access to High Speed Internet Access Zoom will be used for on-line class
  • STEM Sampler

    First, discover the science side of STEM as we learn the difference between chemical and physical changes with sloppy, slimy, and messy experiments. Next, investigate technology as we learn if the hand is really quicker than the eye with fun optical illusions. Then, discover engineering and math as we construct a marble roller coaster to learn about physics. This class is filled with engaging experiments and activities. Required Community Education Agreement When registering for any in-person community ed class, you must complete the COVID 19 agreement. General Health & Safety Guidelines for In-Person Community Ed Classes After school classes will follow district Covid 19 protocols including social distancing, mask requirements, temperature checks and hand washing. Please see the Minnetonka District Back to School plan for more detailed information. Class Cancellation or School Closure In the case of a class cancellation or school closure, an email will be sent regarding a virtual class, make up class or refund.