Science

Dec
14

STEAM at the Library

STEAM which stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math is an integrated approach to education that combines all of these disciplines.  STEAM learning is a great way to spark curiosity and engage kids to get them excited about learning.  It encourages kids to apply what they learn and to think critically and creatively.  Involvement […]

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Jun
01

Make yourself a Maker…

Ah, the summer. The temperature is warmer, the kids are home, sandals are in vogue and it’s time for the Clermont County Public Library’s Maker Festival.  The Maker Festival is a family-friendly showcase of science, technology, innovation and all things creative. For instance, different local makers will show off their creations and demonstrate their skills. […]

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Apr
09

Mindfulness

Shutterstock.com  has published an article about 2016 trends based on download data from their site (they sell photos), and one of those trends is Mindfulness. What is that? According to Psychology Today, “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, […]

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Sep
01

Buzz about Honeybees

September is National Honey Month. Celebrate by learning a bit about our nation’s more than 2 million colonies of honeybees. Our honeybees produce more than 148 millions pounds of honey annually! Facts about Honeybees Honeybees are extraordinary creatures with complex social structures governing them. In a single hive, there are a variety of roles the […]

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