These are STEM and STEAM events throughout our five-county region, to engage students, inspire teachers, inform parents, and celebrate STEM and STEAM learning.

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Feb
28
Thu
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafe @ The Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafe is back for the Spring!
We’ll be learning about Food, Environment, and Social Networks with Jessica Gilbert, Partnership for the Public Good Research Associate and Geography PhD Candidate, and Sylvia Kelly, Coordinator of Global Projects for the UB Food Lab Master of Urban Planning Student.
Facebook event:
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafes will also be on March 28th and April 25th, same time and place.
Mar
16
Sat
Sensational Science Saturdays at Power Vista @ New York Power Authority - Power Vista
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm

The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY Stem Hub Inc. and MISSION: IGNITE Powered by Computers For Children, will launch a series of computer coding classes geared toward young people at the Niagara Power Vista.

The free “Sensational Science Saturdays” program in March and April will introduce children to coding and other computer programs through a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects.

Classes are suitable for children in grades 5 to 8 and are limited to 15 students in each session. Children outside the suggested grades are considered as space is available. Reservations for classes can be made by emailing npvista@nypa.gov or by calling 716-286-6661.

Children can take one class or enjoy the entire series. All classes will be held in the Power Vista classroom starting at 1 p.m. The class schedule is as follows:

  • March 9: Animation with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 16: Java Script with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 23: Discover Your DNA with Mark Gallo
  • March 30: Pixel Art with Anne Izdorczak
  • April 6: Microbits with Ann Izdorczak
Mar
23
Sat
Sensational Science Saturdays at Power Vista @ New York Power Authority - Power Vista
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm

The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY Stem Hub Inc. and MISSION: IGNITE Powered by Computers For Children, will launch a series of computer coding classes geared toward young people at the Niagara Power Vista.

The free “Sensational Science Saturdays” program in March and April will introduce children to coding and other computer programs through a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects.

Classes are suitable for children in grades 5 to 8 and are limited to 15 students in each session. Children outside the suggested grades are considered as space is available. Reservations for classes can be made by emailing npvista@nypa.gov or by calling 716-286-6661.

Children can take one class or enjoy the entire series. All classes will be held in the Power Vista classroom starting at 1 p.m. The class schedule is as follows:

  • March 9: Animation with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 16: Java Script with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 23: Discover Your DNA with Mark Gallo
  • March 30: Pixel Art with Anne Izdorczak
  • April 6: Microbits with Ann Izdorczak
Mar
28
Thu
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafe @ The Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafe is back for the Spring!
We’ll be learning about Food, Environment, and Social Networks with Jessica Gilbert, Partnership for the Public Good Research Associate and Geography PhD Candidate, and Sylvia Kelly, Coordinator of Global Projects for the UB Food Lab Master of Urban Planning Student.
Facebook event:
Buffalo Niagara Teen Science Cafes will also be on March 28th and April 25th, same time and place.
Mar
30
Sat
Sensational Science Saturdays at Power Vista @ New York Power Authority - Power Vista
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm

The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY Stem Hub Inc. and MISSION: IGNITE Powered by Computers For Children, will launch a series of computer coding classes geared toward young people at the Niagara Power Vista.

The free “Sensational Science Saturdays” program in March and April will introduce children to coding and other computer programs through a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects.

Classes are suitable for children in grades 5 to 8 and are limited to 15 students in each session. Children outside the suggested grades are considered as space is available. Reservations for classes can be made by emailing npvista@nypa.gov or by calling 716-286-6661.

Children can take one class or enjoy the entire series. All classes will be held in the Power Vista classroom starting at 1 p.m. The class schedule is as follows:

  • March 9: Animation with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 16: Java Script with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 23: Discover Your DNA with Mark Gallo
  • March 30: Pixel Art with Anne Izdorczak
  • April 6: Microbits with Ann Izdorczak
Apr
6
Sat
Sensational Science Saturdays at Power Vista @ New York Power Authority - Power Vista
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm

The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with WNY Stem Hub Inc. and MISSION: IGNITE Powered by Computers For Children, will launch a series of computer coding classes geared toward young people at the Niagara Power Vista.

The free “Sensational Science Saturdays” program in March and April will introduce children to coding and other computer programs through a variety of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects.

Classes are suitable for children in grades 5 to 8 and are limited to 15 students in each session. Children outside the suggested grades are considered as space is available. Reservations for classes can be made by emailing npvista@nypa.gov or by calling 716-286-6661.

Children can take one class or enjoy the entire series. All classes will be held in the Power Vista classroom starting at 1 p.m. The class schedule is as follows:

  • March 9: Animation with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 16: Java Script with Chuck Arbutina
  • March 23: Discover Your DNA with Mark Gallo
  • March 30: Pixel Art with Anne Izdorczak
  • April 6: Microbits with Ann Izdorczak
STEM-A-Palooza 2019 @ Girl Scouts of Western New York - Rochester Service Center
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

6th Annual STEM-A-Palooza where girls will get to explore the world and careers of STEM by visiting hands on activity stations presented by female role models in STEM fields. Whether you’re a doctor, a chemical engineer, a computer programmer, or anyone else in a STEM field, join us in introducing more girls to STEM by volunteering to lead a hands-on activity at STEM-A-Palooza! Bring your own activity or we can help you come up with ideas and provide materials.

Apr
13
Sat
National Day of Service @ Marva J. Daniel's Futures Preparatory School
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

STEAM activities and stations (e.g., experiments, presentations, etc).

She Started IT, Buffalo @ Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

She Started IT is a free event to encourage 6th-12th grade girls to explore and be inspired by the field of technology, giving them the opportunity to hear from, interact with and be encouraged by female founders and professionals in Buffalo, NY.

Bring yourself, we’ll take care of the food & swag for a memorable event! Plan to…
•       Explore opportunities in computing and technology sectors through hands-on activities
•       Grow your network with other girls interested in IT
•       Engage with WNY female founders and professionals in tech

Register to attend as a student or as a school group: https://tinyurl.com/SheStartedIT2019

Apr
16
Tue
Cradle Beach Family STEM Program: Crime Scene Investigations @ Hennepin Community Center
Apr 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn about how forensic scientists use physical evidence to narrow down a list of suspects, using this knowledge to determine who committed a “crime”!

Limited Space Available! Registration ends Saturday April 13, 2019. FEE: $6.00/child, adults free with children

To register contact: Intefada Wardia, 716-549-6307 ext. 219 or iwardia@cradlebeach.org.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs teach students to critically think about real-world problems and encourage creative solutions. Cradle Beach’s Living Classrooms provides STEM-focused programming year-round to excite and engage individuals through active learning.