Community Education STEM Classes

TigerLily STEM is excited to partner with local Community Education and Community Engagement programs to offer STEM classes!

You do not need to be a resident/student in the district to attend.

Advance registration is required (Links are below).


Sports Science

Do you love sports? Do you love science? Join us for an exciting four week class exploring physics, statistics, biochemistry, and more as they relate to our favorite sports! Learn about electrolytes and test levels in different sports drinks, explore physics concepts with a variety of sports balls, play a game to learn about statistics, test the effect of activities on heart rate and respiration rate, and explore the materials and properties of different sports equipment by taking them apart.

Grades K-5 - Thursdays - 10/17-11/7 - 6:15-7:15 pm @ Urbandale Middle School (Click to register)

Grades K-5 - Weekdays after school (multiple options) - 3:40-4:40 pm @ Johnston Elementary Schools (Click for here for options and registration)

Grades 6-7 - Wednesdays after school - 10/16-11/6 - 2-3 pm/3-4 pm @ Summit Middle School in Johnston (Click to register)

Grades 6-8 - Thursdays after school - 10/17-11/7 - 3:15-4:15 pm @ Urbandale Middle School (Click to register)


We’re Digging It

Join us for an exciting exploration of earth science. We'll be cracking open geodes, learning about soil layers, digging for real fossils, classifying rocks, and more! Safety glasses and necessary tools will be provided.

Grades 1-5 - Mondays - 10/28-11/18 - 6:30-7:30 pm @ Crocker Elementary in Ankeny (Click to register)


Super Sleuths

Join us as we use forensic science and critical thinking to solve a mystery during this four week class! We'll be having a blast while learning about biology, chemistry, deductive reasoning, and more!

Grades K-5 - Weekdays after school (multiple options) - 3:40-4:40 pm @ Johnston Elementary Schools (Click for here for options and registration)


Crime Scene Investigation

Calling all aspiring detectives and forensic scientists! Join us for this four week class as we solve an all new case while getting hands-on experience learning a number of different forensic science techniques!

Grades 6-7 - Mondays after school - 11/11-12/2 - 3-4 pm @ Summit Middle School in Johnston (Click to register)


Planes, Boats & Automobiles

Join us for a fun, hands on, four week class exploring how planes fly, why boats float and how cars work through a series of exciting engineering design challenges!


Grades K-5 - Weekdays after school (multiple options) - 3:40-4:40 pm @ Urbandale Elementary Schools (Click here for options and registration)


If you love playing games, this four week class is for you! We will be having a blast while developing our math, science, critical thinking & strategic planning skills through a variety of STEM related games!


Grades K-5 - Weekdays after school (multiple options) - 3:40-4:40 pm @ Urbandale Elementary Schools (Click here for options and registration)

STEM Game Time