Families who have enjoyed the South Shore Science Festival the past three years will be happy to know there is more ahead this year while they're learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and math – STEM, or STEAM. This steps away from a traditional textbook-only, single-subject approach to show their connections. And that means fun!
You can view a 3D printer in action, enjoy Earth Day activities, try basic coding fun activities, write a digital story with stop motion, be part of building a SMART city, and make special musical effects through the electromagnetic waves of a theremin. Learn about two of Quincy's early industries, the Granite Railway with its inclined plane, as well as the Souther Tide Mill. Talk to students about their highly interactive science fair projects that were specially selected for you. Discover science through stories. Time for a break, so sit down and relax and put together some pieces in a jigsaw puzzle, play a laser reflection game, or take a chess lesson.
Learn to program your own Alexa using speak recognition and artificial intelligence principles. * And there's more!