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6 - 12 yrs


Thu, Sep 2, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021


12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT


5 students


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Class Experience

Award-winning STEAM  programs are for K-6 grade students. Students will learn the engineering design process and do age-appropriate, innovative, hands-on activities, and integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.  STEAM Activities will expose students to the creative process, offer collaboration, increase critical thinking, and provide a unique way to problem solve. Participants will be challenged to question, explore, plan, discover, and analyze.  

Students will do the following activities: 

1st Week: Build A Functioning Heart 

2nd Week: Thermometer 

3rd Week: Pinhole Camera 

4th Week: The Water Clock  

The materials list will be sent as soon as you register.

How To Participate

Attend class via Zoom video

This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions. We recommend you make sure your device is up to date and meets all system requirements before class.

What To Bring

Projects students will do in STEM Classes:

 1st Week: Build A Functioning Heart

  • 3 x Pop bottles (710 mL) with caps, labels removed.
  • 4 x Bendy straws
  • 3 cups of water
  • Food coloring
  • Tape
  • Modeling clay or play dough
  • Sharp pokey for making holes in the caps)

2nd Week: Thermometer

  • Clear plastic drinking straw, preferably a 0.2-inch diameter straw.
  • Clean narrow-necked, water bottle with lid.
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • A few drops of red, blue, or green food coloring. Liquid food coloring works best.
  • Modeling clay or playdough
  • Water
  • Small bowl
  • Ice cubes
  • Warm water

3rd Week: Pinhole Camera

  • Cardboard tube from a roll of paper towels
  • Cardboard tube from a roll of aluminum foil or plastic wrap (smaller diameter than the tube from the paper towels)
  • a 2"x 2" piece of aluminum foil
  • ScotchTM magic tape (the type that is semi-transparent, not the clear, glossy kind)
  • a rubber band
  • a small pin, needle, or thumbtack

4th Week: The Water Clock

  • Styrofoam or Plastic Cup
  • Small Bell
  • Small Plastic Lid – a pop bottle cap or milk jug cap works great
  • String or yarn
  • Toothpick or similar for poking a hole
  • Bead (optional)
  • Glass Jar
  • Popsicle Stick

Reviews for STEM COURSE

5.0 out of 5

Based on 2 activity ratings

J C.

Apr 17, 2021


“It was very interesting to learn about how a thermometer works and make our own one with alcohol. I will show how it works to my classmates and friends.”


Provide material list as soon as register and including it in the note along the acess Instruction on the sync calendar.

Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM | Instructor: Alex Bienkowski

J C.

Mar 6, 2021


Informative and sharing fun, great project for learning and understanding


Did not receive material list via email prior to the class date nor after registration. Did not receive weekly spots refill per membership. (Need manually to follow up with the provider and Sawyer continually.......and Sawyer takes too long still revolving the issue)

Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM | Instructor: Alex Bienkowski

Reviews for Colorado S.T.E.A.M. Academy

4.5 out of 5

Based on 25 provider ratings

Mandeep S.

Jun 18, 2021


The students were engaged and activities were well planned. Instructors were encouraging


Very good for a drop in class, even though they had class going on.

Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM

J C.

Apr 2, 2021


“I like how I can work with people and make funny and poetic scenarios in writing. “

Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM | Instructor: Ozlem Idil

J C.

Mar 27, 2021


My daughter learned more ways to draw (3d ish drawings) and she says it’s fun!

Drawing Disney Characters
Location: ONLINE _ ZOOM | Instructor: Neda Celik

About Colorado S.T.E.A.M. Academy

Award-Winning STEAM Academy Learning Center was founded in 2015 with the mission to create a unique environment where every student is engaged, challenged, and empowered to do their very best.

To realize its mission, Steam Academy offers academic & enrichment courses throughout the year in private and small groups.

Academic courses at STEAM Academy are carefully aligned with state standards. Our offerings include but are not limited to Math for all grade levels, Reading, Writing, Science, AP courses, SAT/ACT Prep Courses.

We believe in optimizing learning and making the best use of time. Therefore, each student at STEAM Academy is required to take a diagnostic test, which allows us to prepare an individualized learning path for each student.

Alongside our academic course offerings, a variety of enrichment courses are also available for students as afterschool virtual classes such as graphics design, coding, photography, public speaking, edible arts, STEM, hands-on science, drawing Disney Characters, forensic science, creative writing, and more.

The curriculum for our enrichment courses is specially designed by our professional educators to be engaging and interactive. Each course includes leadership and team-building activities. Our goal is for each student to learn, explore, and have fun!

Our highly qualified and experienced educators at STEAM Academy are committed to providing students the support and guidance they need to do their best. They are passionate about individualized teaching and offer a whole-child approach to help students overcome challenges and excel in their learning. One of our priorities at STEAM Academy is effective communication between teachers and their students and parents.

We are excited to provide quality programs at affordable prices to make our programs accessible to as many students as possible. For more details about our programs, please follow us on Facebook or check our website at