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).
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!
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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!
Disclaimer: The photos included in this post were courtesy of the Cincinnati Museum Center with their permission. Photos under Holiday Junction are an exception, those were taken during my trip in November 2018. Do you live in Cincinnati or are you planning to travel to or through Cincinnati this holiday season? Definitely check out the… Continue reading Celebrating the Holidays at the Cincinnati Museum Center!
Attention Northeast Ohio: The Greater Cleveland STEM foundation provides resources, greater access to, and fosters enthusiasm for STEM in Northeast Ohio. They are hosting their annual CleSTEM festival to bring all age groups and backgrounds together to celebrate STEM! Key Points about the Event: When: Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10am - 4pm Where: Strosacker… Continue reading CleSTEM event happening October 19!
Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to check out the omnimax film, SuperPower Dogs at the Great Lakes Science Center's Cleveland Clinic Dome Theater. It's a movie comprised of individual stories of six main dogs - Halo (a Dutch Shepherd), Henry (a Border Collie), Reef (a Newfoundland), Ricochet (a Golden Retriever), and Tony &… Continue reading Celebrate Superpower Dogs at the GLSC