Animals, Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Northeast Ohio, STEM Career Series, STEM Careers

STEM Careers Interview Series: Greater Cleveland Aquarium Aquarist Laura B

Laura is an Aquarist at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. She cares for several aquatic animals, including stingrays and sharks. She has a very unique and interesting background that led her to her STEM career! Read more to find out!

Book Review, Reading STEMs Learning, STEM Resources

Reading STEM’s Learning: The Day the Crayons Quit

DISCLAIMER:  I am an Amazon Associate.  As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. "The Day the Crayons Quit" is a story about a boy named Duncan who just wants to color with his box of crayons but what he… Continue reading Reading STEM’s Learning: The Day the Crayons Quit

Creative Starter Kit, OSMO, Programming and Coding, STEM Resources, STEM toys

“Mo” STEAM, “Mo” Learning, and “Mo” Fun with Osmo!

I was recently gifted the Osmo Creative Starter Kit. Osmo is a hands on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) based software program for kids ages 5 - 12. Three games are included in the creative starter kit! Click to read more about what we thought of them!

Experiments, Holiday, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

Recycle Crayons into New Shapes!

Do you have lots of crayons that need to be recycled? You can recycle them yourself in a fun new useable shape! Crayons are made out of paraffin wax. When heated, the wax reaches its melting point and melts into the new shape of the mold you choose. Once they harden... ta da! A new crayon shape!

Art Crafting, Experiments, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources

Bring the Color in with Crayon Sun Catchers!

We love crayons in our home and use them daily! We have been collecting our broken crayons for several months and we decided to use them for some fun STEAM projects at home. One of our recent projects was inspired by the book in my Reading STEMs Learning Series entitled, 'The Crayon Man'. We created these fun STEAM sun catchers with crayon shavings and wax paper!