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Announcements | The Reading Road Trip: Full STEAM Ahead Episodes

Geneseo Public Library District and Checkers Library TV presents The Reading Road Trip: Full STEAM Ahead, a weekly 12-minute television show aimed at providing entertainment for children and illustrating the benefits of reading in a fun and exciting way. These episodes are also featured on our Facebook page on Saturdays each week. Checkers and his vacuum robot sidekick Snoozer head off on a reading road trip where they will explore the vast world of STEAM and visit a new location each week. The 16-episode series will feature many unique STEAM concepts such as 3d printing, dinosaurs, and many more exciting features that will keep kids on the edge of their seats. Along the way, the episodes will feature health tips from Dr. Dan, crafts and activities with Mrs. Hamilton, book recommendations, science experiments, and much more.

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The Reading Road Trip Episodes

Full STEAM Ahead Episode 7: The Feeling of Music (Music)

Music: Checkers and Snoozer explore the extraordinary world of music. They will learn music history and the secret behind how music affects our emotions.


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 6: Where No Snoozer has Gone Before (Outer Space)

Outer Space- Snoozer is going on a space mission! Checkers and Snoozer will be reading some of the coolest space books and learning more about astronauts, the moon, and other planets in our solar system!


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 5: Sound the Alarm (Fire Safety Week)

Checkers and Snoozer are visiting a real fire department! Along the way, they will be learning all about fire safety and reading fire safety books.


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 4: RRT Full STEAM Ahead Science Experiments

Checkers and Snoozer learn about volcanoes. They visit Mrs. Hamilton's classroom to do a science experiment and craft that involves volcanoes.


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 3: Delicious and Nutritious (Fruits and Vegetables)

Checkers and Snoozer are on a mission to learn where fruits and vegetables come from, why they are important and how we can grow them right in our backyard!


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 2: 3D Printing

Checkers and Snoozer learn about 3D printing. They visit Tresca Design where they learn the construction of three-dimensional objects from a CAD model or a digital 3D model.


Full STEAM Ahead Episode 1: The Secret of the Dinosaur Egg

Checkers and Snoozer visit the science museum to learn about dinosaurs. Along the way, they create a dinosaur craft.

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805 N. Chicago Street,
Geneseo, IL 61254
Phone: 309-944-6452
Fax: 309-944-6721
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1-888-542-7259

Contact Information:
Claire Crawford, Director
Email: ccrawford@geneseo.lib.il.us