S.T.E.A.M. Festival of Light
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S.T.E.A.M. Festival of Light

December 10, 2017 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

title: S.T.E.A.M. Festival of Light
description: On Sunday, December 10 from 2 to 4 p.m., Community Day School and PJ Library Pittsburgh will host the first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Festival of Light. Hundreds of children and their families from across the Jewish community will participate in an illuminating afternoon of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (S.T.E.A.M.) in celebration of Chanukah, the Festival of Lights. This free public event will take place at Community Day School, 6424 Forward Avenue, in Squirrel Hill.

At various activity stations, children will build modular robots using Cubelets, explore light through prisms, build Lego/K’NEX dreidels, see a menorah being created using a 3D printer, and design light-generating circuits using the Arduino electronics platform. Families will then come together in a candlelight-building competition, where they will be challenged to design a 4-foot-tall candle that ignites using simple circuitry and recycled materials. Their work will be judged by engineers from Argo AI, Carnegie Robotics, Uber, Ingmar Medical, and other leading tech-sector companies in the Pittsburgh area.

S.T.E.A.M. Festival of Light is generously funded by a grant from the SteelTree Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Jewish Community Foundation.

To RSVP, visit comday.org/light or contact CDS Admission Director Sarah DeWitt at sdewitt@comday.org or 412-521-1100, Ext. 2114.
start-date: 2017-12-10
start time: 02:00 PM
end date: 2017-11-10
end time: 04:00 PM
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event address: 6424 Forward Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
event organizer: Sarah DeWitt
event website: http://comday.org/light
event cost: $0


December 10, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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