Energy Express 2019: A Universe of Stories

April 17, 2019
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What is Energy Express? 

Kids enjoying the Energy Express workshopSince the summer of 2017, the County has been partnering with Montgomery County Public Libraries during the summer to support their Summer Reading Program. The target audience for Energy Express is elementary-aged students (K-6th grade) and their parents. During these presentations, we take the theme of the Summer Reading Program and create a STEM focused presentation about ENERGY. Every year, there is a different theme so the focus changes but the activities are always interactive, engaging, and educational.

In 2017, the theme was “Build a Better World” and the students learned about renewable energy and built solar cars and small wind turbines. In 2018, the theme was “Libraries Rock,” and students learned that a lot of our electricity comes from rocks and minerals like coal, shale, and uranium. They also had a chance to create a circuit and decorate light plate switch covers which they brought home as a reminder to turn off the lights. In 2019, the theme is “A Universe of Stories” and we are in the process of developing the activity so check back for more information.

Join us at an event! 

As always, we will be visiting various locations throughout the summer. Please feel free to join us for one of the events and please remember to register with your respective library so they know who will be joining us for each event.

  • Tuesday, June 25th at 11:00 am: Rockville Memorial Library
  • Tuesday, June 25th at 2:00 pm: Germantown Library
  • Thursday, June 27th at 11:00 am: Silver Spring Library
  • Thursday, June 27th at 2:00 pm: Aspen Hill Library
  • Tuesday, July 9th at 11:00 am: Twinbrook Library
  • Tuesday, July 9th at 2:00 pm  Maggie Nightingale Library
  • Thursday, July 11th at 11:00 am: Connie Morella Library
  • Thursday, July 11th at 2:00 pm: Chevy Chase Library
  • Tuesday, July 16th at 11:00 am: Potomac Library
  • Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 pm: Olney Library
  • Thursday, July 18th at 2:00 pm: White Oak Library
  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 11:00 am: Gaithersburg Library
  • Tuesday, July 23rd at 2:00 pm: Damascus Library
  • Thursday, July 25 at 11:00 am: Kensington Park Library
  • Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 pm: Little Falls Library
  • Tuesday, July 30th at 11:00 am: Davis Library
  • Tuesday, July 30th at 2:00 pm: Quince Orchard Library

 



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