STEM activity kits are available for checkout by calling the circulation desk at (508) 295-2343 x0. They can be checked out for two weeks with no renewals.
One family is allowed to check out only one kit per month, and the same kit cannot be checked out more than once a month. Only Wareham residents may place holds on STEM activity kits. A $5 per day overdue fee will be charged for late returns. Kits must be returned to the library directly and not placed in the book drop.
The Wareham Free Library provides these kits below with federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).
Anti-Gravity Maglev STEM Kit
–KidzLabs Anti-Gravity Maglev with compass, rods, rings, ring magnets, nuts, baseplate and laminated instruction page (34 piece kit)
Astronomy STEM Kit
–Ecropro Telescope F360-70 eyepieces, scopes and knobs with instruction manual (14 pieces)
–Space for kids – Interactive DVD (Finley-Holiday)
–Space: Facts at Your Fingertips Book (Published by Discovery Kids)
–Solar System for Kids Book (Published by Junior Scientists)
–50 Things to see with a Telescope Kids and Parents, Too! (Published by Learn to Stargaze)
Dinosaur STEM Kit
–Dinosaur Collection – 5 DVD set from National Geographic
–Dancing Bear Fossil Collection Kit with 12 authentic specimens, geological time scale, identification guide, and magnifying glass.
–1 bag of 24 assorted small resin dinosaurs
–Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs (Published by National Geographic)
–Smithsonian: The Dinosaur Book (Published by Discovery Kids)
–1 Large magnifying glass with tweezers
The Human Body STEM Kit
–My Body i-Poster (4 posters with instructions)
–Rock n’ Learn Human Body DVD (For 3rd through 8th grades)
–Smart Lab Squishy Human Body – 28 pieces with model, stand, tweezers, Instructions and Anatomy Book
–Ultimate Body-Pedia Book (Published by National Geographic)
–Human Body Encyclopedia Book (Published by Discovery Kids)
Weather STEM Kit
–Wild Weather – DVD from PBS
–Green Science Weather Science mini – 17 piece observatory kit
–Be Amazing Weather Science Lab – 32 piece experiment kit
–Meteorology activity book (Published by STEM starters for kids)
–The Everything Kids Weather Book (Published by Adams Media)
–Everything Weather Book (Published by National Geographic)