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!

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