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  • STEM at Home

    Discover science and connect to the natural world while staying safe and healthy at home!

    Check out our virtual programming schedule and browse through our list of resources, activities, crafts, videos, and more to help continue to bring science into your world.

STEM at Home


Member's Virtual STEM Workshops

Join one of our staff members through a live video stream as we learn about all aspects of science!

Current members will receive weekly emails with links to register to upcoming workshops.

  Tue, Aug 4th Tue, Aug 11th Tue, Aug 18th Tue, Aug 25th
3-4pm Animal Anatomy Paleontology Power The Forces of Flight Brain Science

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Free, open for all live workshops

Not a member yet? Don’t fret! Every Friday we offer a virtual STEM workshop for any and all participants to join. Check weekly for the theme and click the link below to register for this virtual program!

  Fri, Aug 7th Fri, Aug 14th Fri, Aug 21st Fri, Aug 28th
12-1pm Wonderful Water Kitchen Science Michiganology Tremendous Trees

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Our Unity In Learning Partner, Yankee Air Museum, has created the Creativity Hanger! Check out their online activities such as storytime, games, crafts, puzzles, oral histories and more so that you and your children can learn about aviation no matter where you are!

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STEM at Home

DIY Science - Constellation Cups

Learn about constellations and stars with this easy and fun activity. View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Insect Bingo

See if you can find all these insects in your backyard! View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Chroma at Home-a

Learn about how colors mix and create beautiful designs. View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Bird Bingo

See if you can find all of these birds in your backyard! View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Monarch Migration Game

Every year, waves of butterflies make the perilous journey south for the winter. With this game, you can try your hand at surviving some of the challenges these butterflies face! Grab a dice, a sticker, and a space outdoors to play the Monarch migration game! View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Spring Scavenger Hunt

Get outdoors and learn more about Spring with this fun scavenger hunt. View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Pollinator Scavenger Hunt

Use this scavenger hunt to find pollinators and the host plants that they're attracted to! View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt

Find as many items as you can as you explore your local ecosystem. View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Rainforest Scavenger Hunt

We get a lot of resources from rainforests all over the world. Can you find items in your house that might have come from a rainforest? View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Sink or Float

Which ones will sink and which ones will float? Will they sink quickly or float down gently? Will the floaters stay floating the whole time? Why do you think that? View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Nebula Spin Art

A nebula is a large cloud of gas and dust in space. It can be created by a dying star (such as a supernova) and is also where new stars are born. Learn how to make your own nebula using a salad spinner! View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Imagining Life

Can you think of any plants or animals on Earth that live in extreme environments? Learn all about extremeophiles as you imagine your very own world and the life that could live there. View PDF here.

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DIY Science - Leaf & Bark Rubbing

Learn how to create your own leaf and bark rubbings and learn about the way scientists classify leaves. View PDF here and click "More Information" for examples.

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DIY Science - Hide and Snake

Learn about camouflage as you create your own snake with home made play dough. View our DIY Play Dough recipe here. View PDF here. 

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DIY Science - Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Get outdoors with this fun scavenger hunt! View PDF here.

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Still not sure we have the experience you want?

Visit unityinlearning.org to open a gateway to hands-on discovery, exploration of the natural world, and experiences that take flight.

Through the Unity in Learning partnership with the Ann Arbor Hands-On MuseumLeslie Science and Nature Center, and Yankee Air Museum we provide over 100 different  programs at our facilities, on site at your location, or through interactive video conferencing.

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