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December 10, 2019: Gov. Little declares Dec. 9-13 Computer Science Education Week

December 3, 2019: Idaho STEM Action Center awards 72 grants worth $133K

November 14, 2019: Dutch Bros, STEM Action Center Foundation raise record $56K for Reuseum kids camp

October 29, 2019: LIFT, STEM Action Center launch MakerMinded manufacturing learning platform year two

October 24, 2019: Renowned rural Idaho science teachers ear INDEEDS awards

October 23, 2019: Idaho STEM Ecosystem joins global STEM ecosystem initiative

September 25, 2019: Dutch Bros, STEM Action Center Foundation raising bucks for Reuseum kids camps

May 20, 2019: Emmett science teacher among 60 STEM Advocates nationwide

May 10, 2019: Idaho STEM educator award deadline looms

May 8, 2019 - LIFT and STEM Action Center Celebrate Top MakerMinded Schools in Idaho

May 2, 2019 - STEM A.C. Foundation seeks $10,000 on Idaho Gives Day

April 9, 2019: Murtaugh youths win Western Idaho 3D-printing competition

April 9, 2019: Cocolalla kids win North Idaho 3D-printing competition

March 20, 2019: Emmett High School and TVMSC projects earn top honors at third annual Western ISEF

March 20, 2019: Grangeville and Kamiah high school projects earn top honors at third annual North ISEF

March 20, 2019: Pocatello and Rigby high school projects earn top honors at third annual Eastern ISEF

March 7, 2019: STEM A.C., Board of Education approve designated STEM schools

March 5, 2019: Twin Falls refugee students win 3D-printing competition

February 7, 2019: Idaho STEM Action Center awards 70 grants worth $266K

January 16, 2019: Idaho STEM Action Center a finalist in STEM Coalition Challenge

January 2, 2019: LIFT, STEM Action Center bring MakerMinded manufacturing learning platform to Idaho

STEM Kite Public Service Announcement

STEM AC Announces MakerMinded State Winners

Idaho STEM Day on the Blue

Idaho Girls Participate in Cyber Security Competition

STEM Matters at the Capitol! 2019

Idaho STEM Action Center
Idaho STEM Action Center1 hour ago
STEM@HOME

Make a Coin Battery

Do you know how batteries work? Batteries store electrical energy in the form of chemical energy, which means that electrochemical reactions inside the batteries create electricity. It may sound complicated but it is simpler than you think! In this activity you will create a basic homemade battery with just construction paper, vinegar, salt and a handful of pennies and washers—and prove it works by lighting an LED!

Materials needed:

20 metal washers (galvanized; the size of a penny)
20 pennies (preferably shiny)
Pencil
Construction paper
Scissors
Bowl
Vinegar
Table salt
Spoon
Small white or red LED
Paper towels
Work area that can tolerate vinegar spills
Calculator (optional)
Aluminum foil (optional)
Multimeter (optional)

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/charge-from-change-make-a-coin-battery/

Did your battery work? Let us know what how you did by posting to our Facebook page!

Adult supervision is recommended for all activities,

STAY STEM-spired!

#STEMatHOME
Idaho STEM Action Center
Idaho STEM Action Center19 hours ago
Meet another beautiful bird with our friends at the Peregrine Fund World Center for the Birds of Prey!
Idaho STEM Action Center
The Peregrine Fund
#ExploreRaptors with #ThePeregrineFund and meet Rosa, our resident Northern Aplomado Falcon!
Idaho STEM Action Center
Idaho STEM Action Center19 hours ago
Idaho Gives Day Opens April 23rd - May 7th

Idaho Gives – a program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center – is a statewide day of giving, designed to raise money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits that we truly believe in. Tell your co-workers, friends and family members about the important work Idaho STEM Action Center is doing and ask them to join us in helping to make a difference. Your donation to Idaho STEM Action Center Foundation on Idaho Gives Day provides access to meaningful STEM education opportunities for Idaho students and educators. Starting April 23rd, you can visit www.idahogives.org/organizations/idaho-stem-action-center-foundation to make a donation to Idaho STEM Action Center Foundation. IdahoGives.org provides an easy-to-use platform for donors to search, support, and donate. Giving will end at 11:59PM on May 7th.

Together, we are making a difference!
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