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Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania STEAM Mobile: our mobile STEAM lab is packed with hands-on, innovative experiments from robotics to virtual reality!

GSHPA STEAM Mobile

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Bringing you bright ideas with support from PPL! 

Our STEAM Mobile (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is ready to hit the road for the 2019-2020 Girl Scout year and bring bright ideas to Girl Scouts and community partners across our 30 counties in Central Pa and NEPA! We now have a fleet of 3 STEAM Mobiles and 14 curriculum options to choose from, now including the arts. The mobile STEAM lab is packed with hands-on, innovative STEAM exploration from robotics to virtual reality!

Did you know? STEAM Mobile programming is FREE for all GSHPA members! Have more questions? Check out our FAQ!

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Check out our Mobile Program topics!

  • Leave No Trace Awareness: learn how to help the environment as you explore the outdoors!
  • Leave No Trace isn't just a mantra for the outdoors, but a way of life! Explore the #LNT principles and how they can be applied to your life AND the outdoors.
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy Trail Adventure: Step 2
    Brownie Hiker: Step 2
    Junior Eco Camper: Step 1
    Cadette Eco Trekker: Step 1

     

  • STEAM Mobile robotics: learn how to code and make robots move
  • Design, program, and build new robots, while learning what makes a robot and why they are important to our future.
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy Robotics: Badges, 1,2,3 
    Brownie Robotics: Badges 1,2
    Junior Robotics: Badge 1
    Cadette Robotics: Badge 1
    Senior Robotics: Badge 1
    Ambassador Robotics: Badge 1

  • STEAM Mobile Virtual Reality experience

  • Crack the code of art! Learn how experts observe, interpret, and look at art to change the way you see art, technology, and the world. Developed in partnership with the Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University.

  • STEAM Mobile electricity: discover how circuits work
  • Learn all about the world of circuitry! Explore how electricity powers the world around us every day through new hands-on activities! Developed in partnership with PPL. 

  •  Build your own catapult to test your physics, engineering, and mathematics skills
  • Step into a virtual world! Watch your 2D drawings come to life and hold the solar system in the palm of your hands.
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy Space Science Explorer: Step 1 
    Brownie Space Science Adventurer: Step 1
    Junior Space Science Investigator: Step 3

  • Learn skills for leading a happy life, thinking positive, helping others, and practicing healthy habits!
  • Dive into the hidden world of pollinators and producers! Discover why we need bees and how they add to the agricultural products we depend on.

  • Learn to become a leader by exploring higher awards and service projects
  • Want to be a super sleuth? Explore the world of secret codes and detectives, then test your skills by working together to solve a mystery. 

  • Learn how to design in 3D!
  • Technology meets creativity! Learn all about the 3D printing process by making your own prints and models. 

    Meets requirements for:
    Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Think Like an Engineer Journey: Step 3

  • Prepare for the “real world” by learning important financial life skills!
  • Learn more about the fascinating world of weather! Developed in partnership with Accuweather.

  • Nature art: let nature be your inspiration as you design and create art!
  • Be inspired by the details outside to create art with digital photography and learn a new way to look at the world. This program requires safe, outdoor space.
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy Outdoor Art Maker Badge 
    Brownie Art Creator: Steps 1,2,4
    Junior Art Explorer: Steps 1,2,4
    Cadette Art Apprentice: Steps 1,2,4
    Senior Art Expert: Steps 1,2,4
    Ambassador Art Master: Steps 1,2,4

  • Engineer your own building block structures: build complex Lego designs



  • Become a master builder! Learn about the steps it takes to design and build structures you see every day. Developed in partnership with Mowery Construction.
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy, Brownie, and Junior Think Like an Engineer Journey: Step 1

  • Explore the ways you can have fun while staying fit and making healthy choices!
  • Learn how engineers and architects use models to plan and design the buildings we see every day. Developed in partnership with Mowery Construction.
    Meets requirements for:
    Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Think Like An Engineer Journey: Step 1

  • Examine the process of plant growth from seed to bloom!
  • Understand the importance of biodiversity in nature! Learn why plants and animals become endangered and what you can do to help!
    Meets requirements for:
    Daisy Eco Learner: Step 2 
    Brownie Eco Friend: Step 4
    Junior Animal Habitats: Step 1,2,4,5
    Cadette Animal Helpers: Step 1
    Senior Eco Explorer: Step 1

  • Navigate your world using traditional map and compass reading skills!
  • Navigate your world using traditional map and compass reading skills!

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Girl Scouts, you are going to learn a ton of new skills with our STEAM Mobile! You deserve a patch for all your discovery! 

 

See the STEAM Mobile in action!