Virtual Youth Programming

Online Industrial Story Time

All storytimes will be streamed via Facebook Live on the museum’s Facebook page.
Saturday, May 16 – I Knew You Could
Sunday, May 17 – Pete the Cat and the Super Cool Science Fair
Saturday, May 23 – The Little Dump Truck
Sunday, May 24 – With Any Luck I’ll Drive a Truck
Saturday, May 30 – Night Train
Sunday, May 31 – R is for Railway

Where do Steam Trains Sleep at Night?
Alphabet Trucks

Quotes and Quests

NMIH is has partnered with our friends at Bethlehem Area Public Library for ‘Quotes and Quests,’ a youth activity series. These programs are geared towards kids grades 5-8, feature quotes from prominent historical figures, and send kids on a journey to learn something new about industry, science, technology, engineering, or math. Come back each Tuesday at noon for a new activity!

Activity 1 – May 12
We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering and technology, and mathematics. Everything is physics and math.
– Katherine Johnson

Research Activity: Learn more about S.T.E.M. through this video – STEM: What it is and why it’s important?

Action Activity: Go to and select a project that is age and ability appropriate for you.

Share: How do you see your experience with S.T.E.M. activities preparing you for your future? What aspect is your favorite aspect science, technology, engineering or math? Drop a note on our Facebook feed and let us know!

Virtual TinkerTime

Join NMIH and PBS39 for an interactive, live virtual TimerTime program! These programs are designed to engage kids from Kindergarten through 4th grade and feature a live-streamed program with an educator.? Activities take approximately 30 minutes and the program streams live on NMIH’s Facebook Page every Thursday at 4:30pm EST.

Graham Cracker Fairyland
Thursday, May 14th at 4:30pm
We will use simple architecture concepts to build a graham cracker house and decorate to accommodate our fairy friends. Go through the structural process in the video and add your own exterior design to share in the comments after!

Kitchen Casting
Thursday, May 21st at 4:30pm
Explore the changes in states of matter while replicating the process of steel casting with edible castings. See some examples in the video and come up with your own to share afterwards!