Environment, Experiments, Microbiologist, STEM Careers, STEM Resources, Uncategorized

Becoming a Microbiologist with Yeast Balloons!

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!

Animals, Book Review, Environment, STEM Resources

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.