Science Museum brings “A Universe of Stories” for summer activities

STEM graphicWith the Noble Public Library spending the summer focusing on space and science, it means one thing for sure. The experts from Science Museum Oklahoma will be bringing their talents to the library for a variety of program options.

The theme for this year’s Summer Learning Program in PLS libraries is “A Universe of Stories,” with programs taking on space themes, science and technology focuses and more.

Multiple age-appropriate activities led by SMO are planned during June. The schedule this month at the library includes:

The Great Space Adventure, 10 a.m. Monday, June 17 – Geared to children ages 3 to 12, it’s a presentation of hands-on engineering challenges and a look at how the universe works.

I Want to Believe: The Science of Exobiology, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20 – For teens, this activity explores the possibilities of life outside of Earth through a look at living and preserved creatures.

Important Moments in Astronomy, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 – Adults age 18 and up will follow in the footsteps of famous astronomers in a hands-on exploration of key moments in the history of astronomy;

Superheroes in Space, 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11 – Think like an engineer to use real-life logic and science to be a super space hero and beat the supervillains. For teens ages 12 to 18;

Registration is required separately for each program.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.