We have STEM kits available for checkout! You may place a hold on these items by clicking on the links below. Kits check out for 1 week and must be picked up and returned at the Whitewater library. You may also ask for these items at the Circulation desk.
Structures: Building & Bridges
Age 8 and up. Learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives! Experiment with different types of bridges and find out how their architecture design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects. Build 9 working models such as a house, a pyramid and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge.
Age 7 and up. Experiment, innovate and create with KEVA planks and a variety of doodads and gizmos! Watch in awe as your personalized bot zooms through your hand-crafted maze! Creativity is the key to becoming a master maker. What will you create?
Age 5 and up. Practice hand sewing with fabric, needle and thread.
Age 5 and up. No glue or connectors required...simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments and geometric forms. It is the ideal activity to help kids gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as spark an interest in architecture, building and design.
Age 5 and up. Use markers to draw color codes and watch this mini robot come to life.
Age 10 and up. This solar powered robot can be transformed into 14 different robot models which include a multitude of comical and funtional movements using alternative energy.
Age 5 and up. Practice knitting with yarn and knitting needles.
Age 8 and up. Create working electronic circuits! This kit comes with over 30 components to create 101 different electronic projects. The pieces snap together easily on the included plastic grid--no soldering required. Snap Circuits gives your child a hands-on education in how electrical circuits work with fun projects.
Age 3 and up. This versatile, interconnecting gear set supports STEM education by introducing children to sorting, grouping, counting, designing, constructing, and putting physics into play with spinning gear movement
Age 3 and up. This kit helps children discover the engineering component in one of their favorite fairy tales and encourages them to explore a challenging situation until they find a solution!
Age 5 and up. A construction set for hands-on exploration with versatile pieces for making building and idea creation accessible for all ages and learning needs.
Age 5 and up. A realistic doctor’s kit play set to learn more about the human body and play pretend patient care. Includes a brain game and model of the human body.
Age 5 and up. Develops skills in financial literacy, combining coins and bills, comparing values, and adding and subtracting money.
Age 5 and up. Explore nature by collecting and examining bugs with this science kit.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears STEM
Ages 3 and up. This kit helps children discover the engineering component in one of their favorite fairy tales and encourages them to explore a challenging situation until they find a solution!
Minecraft Stop-motion Movie Creator
Age 6 and up. Requires smart device. Create one-of-a-kind movies and make your own Minecraft story come to life. Choose from one of four iconic backgrounds to set the stage and use the mini-figures and accessories to set up your scene. Download the free mobile app and animate in three easy steps.
Age 6 and up. Not an ordinary marble run. This unique cube design and sliding side connections allow your marble maze to take on surprising shapes. Build your own unique maze creations.