Engineer, STEM Careers

9/11 Reflections

Disclaimer: This article is based on my own thoughts and memories from September 11, 2001. The featured image of the flag was found on http://www.almanac.com. Where were you on September 11, 2001? I was in my high school homeroom and I remember that our principal came over the intercom system to announce that a plane… Continue reading 9/11 Reflections

Engineer, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

STEM Careers: Chemical and Materials Engineer Gabi

This is a photo of Gabi at one of the Paint Shops! Have you ever wondered what an engineer is or what they do? Meet my friend and former co-worker, Gabi Patrick.  She is a Chemical and Materials Engineer and works as a New Material Technology Project Manager at Toyota Motor North America.   I recently interviewed her… Continue reading STEM Careers: Chemical and Materials Engineer Gabi

Engineer, STEM Resources

It’s time to celebrate National Engineer’s Week or E-Week!

If you aren't an engineer, you probably wouldn't know that the 3rd week in February every year is known as "E-Week" or National Engineers Week. The celebration of E-Week began in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers. The purpose is to raise awareness to the contributions to society that engineers make. FUN FACT:… Continue reading It’s time to celebrate National Engineer’s Week or E-Week!

Animals, Experiments, Great Things about Space, Holiday, Math and Numbers, Nature, STEM Resources, STEM toys

My Complete List of STEM Buys for Ages 0-12 (updated 11/28/2018)

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links above at no additional cost to you. To help you through the holidays, I've listed out some of my favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) buys for kids 12 and under. Books are great gifts for the holiday,… Continue reading My Complete List of STEM Buys for Ages 0-12 (updated 11/28/2018)

Book Review, Germs, STEM Resources

Reading ‘STEMs’ Learning – “Do not lick this book!” Book Review

Several weeks ago, I was browsing through a parenting magazine and I saw a book listed as one of the best picture books of the year. Since it seemed to be STEM based, of course, I had to check it out! "Do not lick this book!" is an extremely FUN, interactive and informative book to… Continue reading Reading ‘STEMs’ Learning – “Do not lick this book!” Book Review

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Museums, Nature, Uncategorized

Built to Survive: Biomechanics at Cleveland Natural History Museum

Many (if not all) scientific inventions, ideas and theories originate because scientists have observed the incredible way nature functions around us. This exhibit left me with a feeling of wonder and amazement and both girls came out excited and ready to continue exploring the museum.

Book Review

Reading ‘STEMs’ Learning – Andrea Beaty Book Review

This week, I'm reviewing three (3) books.  The books are: "Rosie Revere, Engineer", "Iggy Peck, Architect" and "Ada Twist, Scientist". I'll tell you if I think you should BUY IT, BORROW IT, or SKIP IT. About the Author / Illustrator: The author is Andrea Beaty.  She actually has a very similar background to mine -… Continue reading Reading ‘STEMs’ Learning – Andrea Beaty Book Review