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Millard Oakley STEM Center

Family & Community Programs

The Oakley STEM Center offers a variety of programs for kids, families, and the community throughout the year.

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STEM AT HOME

STEM AT HOME is an initiative to provide parents/guardians with STEM activities that can help engaging K-8th students during the current school closures.
Activity documents are separated by themes and can be downloaded at the button below. Simply click on any of the themes and you will have access to the STEM activities for the theme selected.

STEM AT HOME ACTIVITIES 

If you have any questions, contact Carlos Galindo at cgalindo@tntech.edu or Ashley Pompell at apompell@tntech.edu


  • FAB Fridays / 3rd-8th Graders

    STEM Fab Fridays are FREE events focused on engaging families and children (grades 3rd-8th) in STEM activities. 

    FAB Fridays are great opportunities for families to enjoy time together while exploring new STEM concepts through exciting hands-on experiences.

    Come and go as your family's schedule allows; a parent/guardian must be present at all times.

    Scrumdiddlyumptious STEM Fab Friday (3rd-8th)

    September 30, 2022 from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    We are the STEM makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. Come find your golden ticket and enjoy lots of sweet STEM surprises.

    A parent or guardian is expected to attend with the student(s) Students may not be left unattended.

    REGISTER HERE

    STEM Mischief Managed Fab Friday (3rd-8th)

    October 28, 2022 from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    I solemnly swear I'm up for some STEM mischief! 

    A parent or guardian is expected to attend with the student(s) Students may not be left unattended.

    REGISTER HERE

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  • Safari Saturdays / PreK-3rd Graders

    Safari Saturdays are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-3rd graders) and their families.

    A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age. Safari Saturdays are flexible events, come and go as your family’s schedule allows. 


    STEM Circus Safari Saturday (Pre K-3rd)

    September 10, 2022 from 9:00 am -12:00 pm

    Step right up, boys and girls! And see the most amazing STEM show on earth! You'll ooh, you'll aww, you'll laugh and learn!

    A parent or guardian is expected to attend with the student(s) Students may not be left unattended.

    REGISTER HERE

    Encanto STEM: Welcome to the Family Safari Saturday (Pre K-3rd)

    November 19, 2022 from 9:00 am -12:00 pm

    We don't talk about Bruno, but we DO talk about STEM! Come join our family!

    A parent or guardian is expected to attend with the student(s) Students may not be left unattended.

    REGISTER HERE

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  • Special Events

    Winter Solstice-The Shortest Day of the Year | TBA | 6pm-8pm | FREE

    Solstice events are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-8th graders) and their families that occur twice a year to celebrate the summer and the winter solstice. 

    Join us for the Shortest Day of the Year Celebration! Enjoy this year's winter solstice while star gazing with telescopes, entering the VR world of Star Wars, and participating on some fun hands-on STEM activities.

    A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age.

    NEXT SOLSTICE EVENT TBD

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Additional Resources

NASA is offering activities and opportunities for students K-12. You can access their activities at the button below. 

NASA STEM ENGAGEMENT

Learning Blade offers STEM activities for both teachers and students at home. Access their at-home resources below.

LEARNING BLADE

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