Nunez Hosting S.T.E.A.M. Workshops For Kids And Adults In September

Following the interruption of Hurricane Ida, Nunez Community College’s STEAM Division has set new dates for its upcoming workshops. 

The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math division will host four workshops in September and October; two aimed at young people and two aimed at adults. To sign up for the following, head to and follow the instructions using the CRNs listed below. If you have additional questions or need assistance, contact STEAM Director Julie Rexford at 504-278-6427 or  

Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Grades 3-5, Cost: $10, CRN: 10550 

The Mission to Mars: NASA Helicopter Project will teach students to investigate and explain how Newton’s third law of motion plays a role in rotary-winged flight and how a propeller’s design determines the direction of the thrust it creates. They will then use the engineering design process to modify a design to achieve a prescribed goal.  

Thursday, Sept. 30, 6-9 p.m., 18+, Cost: $45, CRN: 10555 

STEAM at Nunez and the Skillshop is offering a One Day Build workshop.  Learn to design and cut out a wooden door hanger with your family initial.   

Saturday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Grades 6-8, Cost: $25, CRN: 10554 

The Intro to Robotics Workshop will introduce students to the fabrication and programming of a robot using Lego Spike Prime robot.  Students will use the engineering design process to create a robot that meets a desired goal.  

Saturday, Oct. 16, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 18+, Cost: $100, CRN: 10553 

Forklift Certification Training.  

CDC recommendations will be followed during all workshops. Masks are required. 

Learn more about Nunez’s STEAM Division at