Exploring the World of STEAM

The STEAMboat Studio STEAM blog features articles about STEAM concepts, events and programs, and activities for children of all ages.

LEGO Day Science Project

The colorful plastic bricks known as Lego have entertained children (and adults) around the world for nearly 70 years. Lego is used to make toy buildings, vehicles, creatures, machines, anything ...

Stroll through the Solar System

In Stroll through the Solar System, we will journey from the sun all the way out to the cold reaches of space past Pluto, where astronomers are still hoping to ...

STEAM Gift Ideas

Searching for the perfect holiday gift? Try one of these inspiring science and art toys! The STEAM Toy List: Prime Climb- Add, subtract, multiply divide and use the color-coded common ...

Snowflake Science

Real snowflake macro What is a Snowflake?Every snowflake begins as a single, microscopic ice crystal, formed from water vapor high in the atmosphere. When temperatures are below freezing, water molecules ...

Thanksgiving Science

Get your whole family involved in the science of your thanksgiving meal! Did you know some of your thanksgiving favorites are made from seeds? Not all seeds are the same. ...

Candy STEAM Activities

Candy Graphing How many ways can think of to sort your candy? By wrapper color? Chocolate or no chocolate? Like or don’t like? Sorting candy into piles can be fun, ...

How to Make a Homopolar Motor

A simple homopolar motor is a great way to visualize the forces and concepts that make more complex DC #motors work. When connected to a battery, an electric current flows through the ...

Girls’ Generation Robotics Comp!

We are super excited to be a part of Girls’ Generation robotics competition this weekend, October 8-9, 2022 at Tahoma High School. STEAMboat Studio will have a booth at the ...