Experiments

Walking Water Rainbow

Are you looking for a fun, colorful, science experiment for Saint Patrick's Day or maybe to brighten up your home from the cold weather? Try out this Walking Water Rainbow! What you need: 5 clear glasses or plastic cups4 half size paper towels (folded accordion style)3 different food colorings (we used the primary colors)a spoon… Continue reading Walking Water Rainbow

Experiments, Science Olympiad, STEM Resources

Old MacDonald had a… boomwhacker??? Check out these Science Olympiad Signature Elementary Science Kits for Kids to learn more!

Science Olympiad (SO) recently released their Signature Science kits for Elementary kids (grades K-6)! We were given the opportunity to check out one of their 10 kits called "Bottle Music". Click to read more!

Book Review, Great Things about Space, Math and Numbers, Reading STEMs Learning

Reading STEMs Learning: A Computer Named Katherine

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".

Great Lakes Science Center, Northeast Ohio, STEM Career Series, STEM Careers

STEM Career Interview Series: Great Lakes Science Center, STEM Learning Project Manager, Karyn Torigoe

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!

Northeast Ohio, Ohio Invention League

Ohio Invention Convention is all STEAMED up and ready to go! Will you join them?

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.