STEM + Families Science Festival

UPDATE: Thank you to all who participated LIVE on Friday, May 14th. If you missed Mad Scientist Mike and the Alki students demonstrating the experiments in your STEM + Families Science Festival kits, you can view the slideshow and videos here:

STEM + Families Science Festival Presentation

Bubbling Lava Lamp Video

Sticky Icky Video

Martian Jelly Video

Alka Rocket Video


Thanks to a grant from National PTA and Bayer Fund, Alki PTA is excited to offer our school community the STEM + Families Science Festival. We would love for you and your family to join us for family-friendly fun! You will have an opportunity to explore science through fun, hands-on experiments.

Participate in fun, hands-on science experiments with your family, guided by our PTA.

Thanks to a grant from National PTA + Bayer, plus volunteer help, Alki PTA ia proud to provide all of the necessary materials and safety equipment to all Alki students.

PARTICIPATE LIVE! Pre-register for our live virtual event happening Friday, May 14, 2021 and perform these experiments in real time with the school. 

PARTICIPATE AT YOUR OWN PACE! Instructions and discussion questions have been provided for you and your family to conduct all 4 experiments at your own pace. Videos from the live presentation will be available at following the event.

SCIENCE SUPPLY BAGS: Thanks to a grant awarded to Alki PTA, science supply bags with all of the necessary materials will be distributed this week to all Alki students. Your science supply bags will come home in backpacks for those in-person and included in at-home learner’s materials bags to be picked up this Friday, May 14th (3-5pm) during Alki’s Materials Distribution Day.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Gather your Science Supply Bag, the following supplies, have an adult nearby, read the instructions thoroughly, put on your safety goggles and let’s begin!

For these experiments, you will need:

PRIZES: Science if fun, but so is winning stuff! 10 lucky winners will receive prize packs for participating in our live virtual event or sharing photos of your “at your own pace” at-home experiences. To qualify, send your photos to before May 21, 2021. Students are not required in pictures to qualify for prize packs.




Thank you to Pegasus Book Exchange, The Works Seattle, Math 4 Love, Tiny Science and Seattle Aquarium!