What do you look for in a virtual camp for your child? I look for fun, engaging, interactive camps that allow for a little bit of individualized attention and opportunities for my child to express herself! The #CampCuriosity at Home virtual STEM camp presented by the Great Lakes Science Center was all of those things and more! My kindergartener loved all aspects of this virtual camp - the creativity, the fun, the problem solving, the socialization and the individualized attention! Read more in my blog post!
I am pleased to introduce Dr. Whitney B. Gaskins, for my STEM Career Interview Series, who is an engineering educator and also serves as an advocate for students, specifically minorities and women at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS).
My latest article with Northeast Ohio Parent magazine is now posted on-line. If you are looking for some science fun in the sand this summer, check it out! Link: https://mailchi.mp/northeastohioparent.com/teen-takeover-podcast-summer-festival-lineup-parent-choice-awards-winners-678340 - Kristen
If you've been following the last few weeks, we've been participating in the Great Lakes Science Center's Curiosity Corner LIVE Design Challenges on social media! Last week I posted a summary of our design challenges from the previous two weeks. Today, I'm sharing this past weeks challenges! Be sure to check out my social media pages for… Continue reading Curiosity Corner LIVE Design Challenges for the Week of June 15 through June 19!
In case you missed it, check out our design challenges from the last two weeks!
If your kids love skittles as much as mine do, this experiment is a must do! Your little chemist will study and learn about diffusion! While they are at it, they can also experiment and make some fun art!
The Great Lakes Science Center has had some outstanding and creative LIVE science demonstrations every day since the center closed. Check out my most recent blog on Curiosity Corner with a description of our most favorite and fun lessons so far and links to each one! Link below! Check out my latest Curiosity Corner blog… Continue reading HOW YOUR FAMILY CAN HAVE FUN WITH STEM AT HOME WITH GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER!
Check out my recent interview with Engineering Emily!
Challenge your little process engineer to separate materials from a heterogeneous mixture without using their hands! They make a fun craft at the end!
Let your little microbiologist experiment with yeast to inflate a balloon! What you need: Clear empty bottle A small funnel A tablespoon to measure the ingredients 1 balloon 2 Tablespoons of dry yeast 1 Tablespoon of sugar (any sugar should work) 3 Tablespoons of warm water Mug filled 1/3 of the way with warm water… Continue reading Becoming a Microbiologist with Yeast Balloons!