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February 2020

Doll Making and Fashion Design

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$110

In the first class kiddos will learn to sew Ikat Bag’s Fairy Tale Doll Pattern. In following classes they will learn to modify a series of clothing patterns to give the doll any variety of dress up.

Possibilities include a mermaid tail, fire fighter’s clothes, doctor’s scrubs, fairy wings, ball gowns, overalls, and more. I have a huge number of samples I have sewn for my own children.

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Super Sculpey Dragons

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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A two week class where kids can create unique and exciting dragons (or other creatures) from super sculpey clay. Week one is sculpting and creating, week two is painting and finishing.

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Forensics: Kidnapped Cookies

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, happening 2 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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Use scientific principles and logic to crack the case of the kidnapped cookies! In this two-part class, we’ll use chemical analysis, ink chromatography, fingerprinting and simulated genetic analysis to determine who stole the kidnapped cookies.

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RPG Game Design – RPG Maker

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, happening 4 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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RPG games can be a great story telling device. In this class students will combine world-building and story-telling skills with basic programming to start creating their own basic RPG style games.

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Paper Mache Creatures

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, happening 3 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$55 15 tickets left

Creatures! Animals, aliens, robots. If you can imagine it, we can build it.

Using newspaper, cardboard, masking tape, and more we will build creatures that will then be covered in paper mache and painted to transform your imagined creature into reality.

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March 2020

Math Enrichment – Probability and Combinatorics Edition

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 30, 2020

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$60 13 tickets left

This class is designed to help nurture a love of math in all students. Math classes are often comprised only of arithmetic and students decide that they are 'no good' at math or it is boring. This is like trying to foster a love of reading with spelling drills!

This enrichment class aims to solve that by introducing both struggling and excelling students to a much wider world of mathematics. We will work on counting methods and probability. Questions like, “If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 3 nickles and pull 4 coins, then what are the odds they total to $0.40”

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Kids Teach: Polymer Clay

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$10 7 tickets left

Kids Teach is a new series at Los Alamos STEAM Lab.  In this series kids who have expert knowledge will be sharing that knowledge with their peers. Nikola has been creating with polymer clay for one year. Her other projects include yarn work and clothing design. She learned her craft through YouTube videos and has refined it with a lot of practice. She'll start by teaching kids how to make roses and move on to more complicated critters depending on…

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Discover DNA – After School

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$25 8 tickets left

Learn about the structure, function and discovery of DNA. Planned activities are subject to change but include isolating plant DNA and creating DNA sequence bracelets.

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Intro to Game Design – Godot

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$90 9 tickets left

Students will start creating a Zelda-like RPG using Python and the free game editor Godot.

Each class will start with a You-Tube video tutorial followed by practical application, including vector graphics design in Inkscape. At the end of the session, students should have a minimalist working game as well as the skills to extend it.

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April 2020

Exploring Erosion – After School

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Los Alamos STEAM Lab, 1615 Central Ave, Suite 202
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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$25 9 tickets left

Instructor: Katie Belobrajdic Time: Apr 14, 4-5:30pm Class Cost: $15 + one time $10 supply fee Suggested Age: 8-12 (max 9 students) Explore the processes of erosion and deposition by modeling river formation with sand tubs. Experiment with changing variables to see their effect on erosion and river formation. * Please consider bringing a notebook (any kind) to record observations and interesting notes.  To develop good laboratory habits, all science students are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that…

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