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  • The STEM kids of Saturday STEM

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    The STEM kids of Saturday STEM!

    Modeling a new house after a taco-loving dragon burned down the first!
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    Python and Finches, Oh My!

    Learning to move the finch robot through Python programming
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    Physics of Music and Sound

    Learning the physics of sound engineering with Music Professor Justin Kessler
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    Nothing but brain power!

    Our high schoolers observing the brain development of chick embryos in the Discovering Brain Development (9th-12th Grade) course!
  • Robotics and Programming

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    Holding up Traffic: Bridges

    Environmental impact of bridge building: creating an artificial reef
Saturday STEM Academy

Step Up to STEM!

Mercy College's Saturday STEM Academy gives K-12 students an opportunity to learn hands-on STEM concepts and skills in a collaborative environment with distinguished STEM educators. All students also experience college-readiness programming and interdisciplinary content.

Saturday STEM Academy Spring 2019 Brochure
January 17, 2019

Please download the brochure and share with friends!

Saturday STEM Academy Spring 2018

Here's quick video of all the fun we had in the Spring session. We'll see you in the Fall.

See the Robotics Class in Action! (Video courtesy Byron Salazar '16)
In Nicholas's words

Special Thanks to our 2019 Scholarship Partners: The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation and Con Edison

Saturday STEM Academy Fall 2018

Fall 2019 Session  (stay tuned for course descriptions):

Four consecutive Saturdays: November 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019

9:00am-12:30pm
Price: $300 for four sessions. Includes snack.

 

Engineering a human bridge
What the kids are saying about Saturday STEM....

What was the best part of the Academy for you?

The last day when we built very strong structures with just paper and it was amazing because of how much they held (Casey)

The best part was seeing my robot actually do the maze (Sarah)

For me, the best part was campus and the learning experience in a college, like the way things are (Anonymous)

What could you change about the Academy?

Make it at least 8 Saturdays!!  (Anonymous)

 

What was the worst part of the Academy for you?

 When it was over (Casey)

The worst part was doing all that hard work (Sarah)

Waking up early (Anonymous)