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BCS STEAM FAIR 2016: STEAM Fair Program - 2016

STEAM FAIR Program - 2016

Berkeley Carroll School’s STEAM Fair Activities

Lunch will be served from 11:30am – 1:30pm in the Cafeteria (basement level)


Activity Description and Times



FEATURE: Nerdy Derby


Becky Blumenthal & Jelani Ellis

FEATURE: Mario the Magician 10:30, 11:30 & 12:30 shows

Perf. Space


FEATURE: Sweet Cycle - Make your own smoothies using only your foot power. Hop on a bike and pedal to convert energy into delicious smoothies!  (offered 11:00 - 2:00)



Arches: explore both their structures and decorative features

Dance Rm.

Julie Maurer

Architecture: Design a scale model of a row house with a cornice, entrance, lintels, windows and ornamentation, all using recycled materials.

Dance Rm.

Julie Maurer

Coding: Learn how to code from Middle School experts using HOPSCOTCH


Meena Guptar

Construction: Let your imagination soar as you design and construct structures made with dowels and rubber bands

Study Atrium

Kimberly Carmody & Hillary Rubenstein

DNA Extraction: Come be a lab technician and learn how to easily extract DNA from cells. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a complex molecule found in all living organisms.


Essy Sefchovich

Floating a Boat: Problem solve to keep a boat made of a milk carton afloat. (offered 10:00 - 12:00 only)


Briar Sauro & Catherine Samuelson

Handheld 3Doodling: make geometric artifacts or jewelry


Rachel Lamb

Instant Challenge: Challenge yourself in an instant with solutions to various fun, timed activities.

(offered 10:00-12:00 only)


Anna Murphy

Magnetic Slime: Come make crazy creations at the magnetic slime station! Make the slime dance with magnet wands and learn how to make your own magnetic slime at home.

Great for all ages.  (offered 12:00-2:00pm only)


Diana Richardson & Jacqueline Cuba

Marble Run Challenge: Build a network of tracks for a marble to complete various challenges.


Hillary Rubenstein

Origami: Perfect the ancient art of origami


Erika Drezner & Megan Saxelby

PancakeBot Demonstration: World’s first food printer capable of printing pancake.Co me see it in action!

(10:00, 11:15, 12:15, 1:00)


Chad Ruble & Steve Miller

Pickling: learn different ways to create pickles and watch osmosis in action


Wendy Schlemm & Lan Wong

Programming: Have fun while learning and exploring the complexities of programming a Sphero ball.


Jason Gaines & Aidan Lucey

Puzzle Palace: try your hand at a logic puzzle with 8th grade puzzle connoisseurs


Tom Jameson

Sculpture: Create wire & air dry clay sculpture


Josh Smaller-Swift

Sewing: Design and sew felt iPhone cases or other fun and useful items


Ernestine Heldring &

Kate Mollica

Soldering: mini circuit boards to create flashing LED displays


Lorne Swarthout

Tavern Puzzles: The ultimate hands-on brainteasers - challenge yourself by devising solutions for taking apart and reassembling Tavern Puzzles.


Dana Wynn & Greg Scordata

Terrariums: Design and create your own eye-catching garden in a jar.


Kathy Grimes-Lamb & Jessica Smith

Two-Dimensional Nim: Challenge a partner to play a variation on the age-old game of strategy.  (offered 10:00 - 12:00)


Lisa Hartman

Virtual Reality Demonstration: Experience other worlds through Virtual Reality with Cardboard viewer. Come take a ride on a roller coaster, swim underwater, study the planets from space & visit Tokyo without leaving Brooklyn!


Rm. 119

Izabela Hawken

Wind Tunnel Challenge: Build and fly parachutes in a wind tunnel

Atrium Lobby

Hillary Rubenstein


Want more STEAM?

Scan this QR code to access our the BCS STEAM Fair Libguide—it’s full of great resources including related books in our Library and links to more activities!


Welcome to the second annual Berkeley Carroll STEAM Fair!

The BCS STEAM Fair provides opportunities for Berkeley Carroll's students and families to engage in hands-on activities so that they may explore, experiment, discover, design and create. In an atmosphere of fun, students experience science, technology, engineering and math.

Activities are suitable for anyone from ages 3 and up.

  • Saturday, February 20th
  • 10am to 2pm
  • 181 Lincoln Place

For more event information, see the event page on the BCS website.

Read below for descriptions of the activities as well as related resources at the library and online!