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Where to Find STEM and STEAM Science Activities in Frisco

April 10, 2018 4:01 pm
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Families living in Frisco new homes are fortunate to have an abundance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEAM (STEM + Art) enrichment resources close to their communities. These resources provide fun, interactive ways to reinforce school lessons or explore new interests.

SMARTS Club

Founded by a teacher, SMARTS Club offers enrichment programs for grades K-12. Kids can participate in activities ranging from robotics and chess to yoga and origami. Young Scientist Labs let children ages 5-14 engage in hands-on activities in physics, biology, chemistry and other sciences. The Leadership for Life series helps them build skills in writing, public speaking and debate. The center also offers after-school homework time, tutoring and test prep help.

Little Humans Big Fun

This indoor play area is filled with STEAM activities and exhibits for kids 12 months to 8 years. One-of-a-kind exhibits with hands-on learning help kids grasp science concepts in fun ways. They can change the tires on a realistic kid-size car, make light sculptures, build pretend rockets and more. Parents can relax with a complementary beverage and enjoy free Wi-Fi while they watch their kids play and explore.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Kids of all ages will enjoy this hands-on museum with a focus on science, math and technology. The Bodies in Balance permanent exhibit shows how the human body works, while Coordination Station offers fun physics activities. Makerspace provides an area for kids to get creative. Group activities include Reptile Roundup, Lego League, a robotics competition, camps and field trips.

Frisco Public Library

Students in grades 2-5 can check out one of many STEM backpacks just as they would check out a book. The backpacks are filled with activities and materials related to science topics, including magnetics, cells & DNA, simple machines, the weather and outer space. The library’s Ready to Read Railroad educational space has a STEM depot for kids five and under to learn simple science concepts.

Frisco Starfest

Hosted by the Texas Astronomical Society, these free monthly stargazing parties are a chance for kids and adults to learn more about the stars, planets and other celestial bodies. Telescopes are set up to help members and guests learn more about the objects in the night sky. The parties are held at Frisco Commons Park the second Saturday of each month.

Landon Homes builds tech-ready new homes perfect for growing families. Contact Landon Homes today at 866-898-3603 to learn more about their Frisco new homes.

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