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Week Nine - Summer Challenge Virtual Programming

2020 Summer Challenge

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    Subject Challenges
    The weekly subject challenges below are shared with the SC Facebook Group.
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    Baby Storytime
    Love Them Out Loud: Book Club for Babies + Toddlers
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    Preschool Storytime
    Love Them Out Loud: Book Club for Preschoolers
    Family Storytime
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    Children's Book Talk
    Children's DIY with DML
    STEM Program for Children
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    Just for Teens Book Talk
    DIY with DML for Teens

    This Week's Featured Videos

    Here you can find the line up of this weeks videos for your kids to enjoy. They will be appear as scheduled above on YouTube and on our Facebook Group where you can interact and share our vidoes with others.

    Weekly Project Challenges


    Gather containers with a variety of different sizes and shapes of openings, as well as a mix of objects. Have your child fill the containers with the objects, talking about how some objects fit into certain containers but not others.


    Freeze water in a variety of household containers to create different sizes and shapes of ice blocks. Challenge your child to build towers or structures using the slippery ice.

    K-3rd Grade

    Use materials such as cushions, pillows, and blankets to create a fort. Try adding doors, windows, or separate rooms. What works and does not work when you alter your structure?

    4th-6th Grade

    Use paper towel rolls or other tubes to create a marble run or “roller coaster.” Can you create a turn, drop, or loop-the-loop? Discuss factors like height, speed, materials, etc.

    7th-8th Grade

    Create the perfect paper airplane. Start with a template online or in a book and make your own modifications. What happens if you make it long and skinny, short and wide, or with flaps that point up?

    9th-12th Grade

    Take apart an old alarm clock or other electronic device to see how the parts work and interact. Ask for adult permission first.

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