Category Events - United States, Carteret (NJ) Join us for our STEM to STEAM series workshop. Straw rockets will be made! A STEM engineering project. This activity is designed to encourage critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, problem solving and teamwork. Participants will cut out a paper rocket, attach a plastic pipette (cut to size,) attach a straw to the pipette and then blow in the straw to shoot of the rocket.