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By Owl Means, Check out the CMNH Home Education Programs!

Oh deer, did we have a hootin' & howlin' good time at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's (CMNH) at Home Education Program called 'Owls & Howls'! Read more!

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Reading STEMs Learning: Smart About Sharks

If you have a future marine biologist or zoologist in your family, definitely check out "Smart about sharks" by illustrator Owen Davey. This is one book in his series of Flying Eye Books and I can't wait to check out the others!

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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!

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‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics

If you are like me, you are currently sitting at home (due to the virus outbreak) with your family - perhaps trying to work from home and simultaneously help your children learn.    While this is a great problem to have - I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the learning resources that are currently… Continue reading ‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics

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Reading STEMs Learning: Grant the Jigsaw Giraffe Book Review

Grant the Jigsaw Giraffe was written by Julie Coy Manier and illustrated by Grant Manier.  The book is about a baby giraffe named, Grant, who was born with puzzle shaped spots instead of regular giraffe spots. The other animals at the zoo realize how different he looks from the other giraffes and over time, they realize that he is different in many ways.  As Grant grows, he and the other animals realize just how special and talented he is!  He makes incredible art pieces for the zoo with recycled materials.

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Explore the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center

Just west of Cleveland, Ohio there is a charming city called Bay Village.  It is home to an incredible science and nature educational center called the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center.  Read more about our adventure checking it out!

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My Complete List of 2019 STEM Buys

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links above at no additional cost to you. Back by popular request, I’ve listed out some of my suggested 2019 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) buys for kids 12 and under.  I’ve looked through magazines, checked out toy aisles,… Continue reading My Complete List of 2019 STEM Buys

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Lake Metroparks STEM Programs for Children and Families

For those that live in Northeast Ohio, Lake County Ohio's park system known as the Lake Metroparks has extensive STEM programs for children and families. They also have specific programs geared towards home school parents and children. Our family has greatly enjoyed the convenient, educational and fun programs that the Lake Metroparks system provides -… Continue reading Lake Metroparks STEM Programs for Children and Families

Animals

Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York

We took a short family trip to the Finger Lakes in New York. During our visit, we had some cold, windy weather so one of the days we decided to take an adventure away from the lake. We took advantage of our Cleveland MetroParks Zoo reciprocal membership and went to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. We… Continue reading Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York