The Beast Mobile Innovation Lab
The Beast Mobile Innovation Lab is a mobile classroom on a double-decker bus designed to innovate learning experiences through hands-on STEM education and programming. These experiences are centered in principles of Maker Education, while creating “sandbox experiences” that cultivate creativity, innovation, mastery and exploration. Students have an opportunity to learn and engage with a series of modules and lessons, including:
- Circuit and Renewable Energy
- 3D Printing
- Scientific Inquiry Labs
Additional features include:
- Computers and WiFi Internet access
- Student tutors from local colleges
- Volunteer facilitators from Target Tech Kids
- Self-directed activities
- And more!
The Beast Mobile Innovation Lab was underwritten by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America.
Book the Beast Mobile Innovation Lab!
Reserve the Beast Mobile Innovation Lab for:
- School programming
- Private birthday parties and events
- Community gatherings
Capacity and Covid-19
The Beast Mobile Innovation Lab can safely fit up to 12 students. We have Covid-19 safety precautions in place for the protection of students and staff.
Summer Schedule and Availability
To learn about open dates and times to reserve the Beast Mobile Innovation Lab, view the schedule below.
Has your organization already booked the Beast Mobile Innovation Lab? Take the next step by registering online and selecting your students' t-shirt!
To learn more about how to reserve the Beast Mobile Innovation Lab for your event, please contact Jalonda Combs, Northside STEM Initiatives Coordinator by emailing JCombs@saoic.org or call 612.424.6717.
The Beast Mobile Innovation Lab - Summer Schedule
Dates Coming Soon
Covid-19 update: We are taking precautions to guard against the Covid-19 virus at all of our STEM events. Masks must be worn at all times, equipment will be sanitized and hand sanitizer will be available. If you or a family member are ill, we ask that you do not participate in our event until you are well.