UNO STEM TRAIL Center Launch Day

The UNO STEM TRAIL (Teaching, research, and inquiry-based learning) Center is Omaha’s newest STEM center that seeks to actively engage youth in STEM activities. Friday, September 20th is the official launch day of the center. Join us for presentations, workshops, and demonstrations of resources and opportunities provided by the STEM TRAIL Center!

Related upcoming events

  • July 19, 2019 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 1:24 pm

    What is a zoologist? Begin your adventure by learning what a zoologist does, then explore some of the animals a zoologist may study. This is a one day camps on July 19th at 9 am for kids aged 9-11. For more information, visit omahazoo.com/daycamps.

  • July 20, 2019 1:30 pm - July 20, 2019 8:00 pm

    UNO's Mallory Kountze Planetarium and Durham Science Center invite everyone to join them in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing; July 20 with two public shows at 2 PM and 7 PM. UNO students, faculty and staff, along with the Omaha community, are invited to celebrate at the Planetarium with a showing of Dawn of the Space Age along with arts and crafts for the kids. There will be some NASA swag give-a-ways also. Watch the key moments in the "Space Race" with the fulldome planetarium show Dawn of the Space Age. There is a $4/person (over the age of 3 yrs) admission charge. Seats will be sold as a walk-in basis. Doors will open 30 min prior to the show. Tickets can not be purchased ahead of time and seating is limited.

  • July 22, 2019 8:30 am - July 22, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 22, 2019 10:35 am - July 26, 2019 10:35 am

    Get ready to move with this active week of camp at the museum!
    Enjoy everything from relay races to dancing as you stay busy
    with movement and activity. You might even learn the history of
    these activities while you have a blast moving and shaking your
    way through the week! This camp is for 1st-6th graders and lasts from July 22-26 from 9:00 am- 12:00 pm.

     

    To learn more about camp dates and themes, visit durhammuseum.org

  • July 22, 2019 1:00 pm - July 26, 2019 4:00 pm

    Superheroes wanted! Grab your cape and join us for History with Heroes
    as we learn about what it means to be a hero and how you can be one
    too! We will even have visits from some real-life heroes from our great
    community This camp is for kids entering grades 1st-6th and lasts from July 22-26 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

     

    To get more information on camp themes and dates, visit durhammuseum.org.

  • July 29, 2019 8:30 am - July 29, 2019 3:30 pm

    Omaha STEM Ecosystems would like to inform the Omaha community of an exciting opportunity for children in grades from 3rd to 10th grade (entering 4th grade and entering 10th grade). Registration for these camps opens up the first week of January for 1 week (Mon.-Fri.) camps that are offered through June 3rd to August 2nd (no camps during the week of July 1-5). The University of Nebraska at Omaha Physics Department welcomes you to Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camps! There is a 1:8 adult to camper ratio at Aim for the Stars. Our staff members are chosen based on their rapport with children, knowledge of the subject matter and love of learning. Your child will learn so much and enjoy every moment of Aim for the Stars Science and Math Camp. There are also a variety of camps you can register your child for during any of the camp weeks. These range anywhere from 3-D printing, Science Fiction, and Engineering focused camps!
    To learn more about this exciting venture, as well as, where to register go to: aimforthestars.unomaha.edu

    These camps vary in price so go to the Aim for the Stars page at the unomaha.edu website link posted above to find specific prices for the camp you decide to register for more details. These camps are each 1 week long (5 days only) 

    Most camps are scheduled to begin each weekday at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with options of before and after care with an additional cost of 10-30 dollars for either or both.

  • July 29, 2019 9:00 am - August 2, 2019 4:00 pm

    Pack your trunk! Our 2nd annual “back to school” camp will feature a fullweek, full-day camp celebrating the wizard world! Join us for the sorting
    hat ceremony on Monday, the awards ceremony on Friday, and enjoy the
    adventures in between! This all day camp is from July 29- August 2 and lasts from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day.

     

    To learn more about camp themes and dates, check out durhammuseum.org.

  • July 29, 2019 9:00 am - August 2, 2019 3:30 pm

    Do you love crime-fighting shows, like CSI, and think the agents or people like Abby are some of the coolest people out there? Come learn about real crime fighting in the cyber world! Try advanced hands-on activities in a computer lab as you learn key techniques used to protect computer networks from intruders. You’ll actually use the tools that real cybercrime fighters use! You’ll be able to complete the requirements for three Cybersecurity badges; Cybersecurity Basics, Cybersecurity Safeguards, and Cybersecurity Investigator. All girls participating must be in 8th grade or older.

  • August 11, 2019 9:00 am - August 11, 2019 11:00 am

    FHI is hosting a 5k Fun Run/Walk fundraiser at 9 am on August 11, 2018. All proceeds will benefit FHI which is a missions organization dedicated to helping the poor, orphans, and children. We currently have projects in Africa that need immediate attention as we care for 30 children left orphaned from the war in South Sudan. These projects include construction for a larger home base as well as placement of children into loving homes and families. Ongoing needs include housing, medical care, education, clothing, and food at a minimum. 

    We have a 5k and a shorter run for the kids or those wanting a shorter distance (Little Monkey Run). Wear your animal print, get outside, get fit, and support a good cause!

    FREE Tshirt & Medal with entry. Prizes for top finishers!

    Early bird price of $25 for 5k til Aug 1 and $15 for Little Monkey Run.

    For more information about FHI or to get involved, email teresa@vfministries.com.  Donations over and above entry fee may be tax deductible.

  • August 20, 2019 1:00 pm - August 20, 2019 4:00 pm

    Lights On For Little Ones STEM out-of-school program is our youth program dedicated to “Keeping youth safe, engaged, illuminated, and prepared to be successful adults in STEM careers.”

    L.O.L.O. is also organized to provide an enriching haven where youth can receive shelter, free meals, stem education, get help with homework, participate in sports, arts and other engaging activities under the supervision of caring adults. We empower our youth to recognize their potential and to realize their dreams.

  • September 7, 2019 12:00 pm - September 7, 2019 4:00 pm
    World O! Water presents a great opportunity to learn about the importance of water conservation from experts in the field. Through numerous hands-on educational activities and demonstrations, participants will become more aware of how they can affect the quality, availability and sustainability of local water resources right now and in the future. In addition, there will be arts and crafts, educational materials and discussions regarding water conservation, quality, and recreation. Free trees are available for the first 275 families.  Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last. Some of the planned activities include:
    • Canoe rides
    • Rock Wall Climbing
    • Live Music
    • Face Painting
    • Nature Hikes
    • Water Safety and Life Jacket Fitting
    • Live Animals (owls, reptiles, and more)
  • September 17, 2019 4:30 pm - September 17, 2019 6:30 pm

    Come visit the Biomechanics Research Building at UNO to explore how mathematics helps scientists understand how the human body moves!  Biomechanics is the study of the forces that act on the body and the effects they produce.  At this event you will get to tour our state of the art research laboratories that explore human movement, virtual reality, prosthetic design, machining and prototyping, and animal movement. The event is on September 17th from 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

  • October 12, 2019 All day

    Save the date for this awesome engineering workshops for 3rd - 12th grade girls!