Today is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day!
If you are familiar with and love the movie, Hidden Figures, then you are familiar with Katherine Johnson. Katherine Johnson is a famous mathematician who made huge contributions to NASA's space program. Check out this children's book review on "A Computer Named Katherine".
I'm sharing the story of a woman in science located at the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) in Cleveland, Ohio - Karyn Torigoe, who is the STEM Learning Product Manager. As the STEM Learning Product Manager, Karyn works along side with schools and parents across Northeast Ohio to determine the best programs to offer to the students in our area at the science center. Read more to find out how she found herself in her STEM career and her message for kids interested in STEM professions!
I am so excited to share more information with my followers regarding a wonderful STEAM based program in Ohio for kids grade K-12! I am also pleased to introduce Robin Hilsmeier, who is the Executive Director of the Ohio Invention League, as my guest blogger for this post! If you have never heard of the Ohio Invention League, definitely spend some time reading through her post and checking out the additional resources below! For background, I 'met' Robin briefly (virtually) during a STEAM working group in Northeast Ohio late last year and we connected regarding Ohio's Invention Convention or Invention League! It is such neat program for kids. I asked if she would be willing to help share all the details on my blog! If your child would like to participate the deadline to register this year is February 15.
Check out some of the best ways I've found to incorporate daily preschool math concepts!
A few weeks ago, my daughter's STEM teacher had the kids make 'snow' at home with some easy kitchen ingredients. We experimented more and ended up making our own Oobleck!
We had a lot of fun doing this simple experiment at home. We pushed sharpened pencils through a bag full of water to see if it would leak!
Middle school and High school parents and educators - Science Olympiad Foundation has an incredible FREE program for STEM loving kids to participate in from home! Check out my latest article with Northeast Ohio Parent to learn more!https://www.northeastohioparent.com/blogger/science-olympiad-offers-an-at-home-stem-experience-with-my-so/ -Kristen
Osmo recently released a new game series called Math Wizard! We were given the opportunity to check out the sorcery behind Math Wizard Secrets of the Dragon! Check out my review!
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