Northeast Ohio, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

CleSTEM event happening October 19!

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!

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

Cincinnati Museum Center, Dinosaurs, Experiments, Holiday, Museums, Nature, STEM Resources

The Cincinnati Museum Center has re-opened!

After more than two years of the main building being closed to the public for historical restoration and preservation, it recently reopened (in November 2018) and I got my first glimpse inside over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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)

Animals, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland Zoological Society, Nature

Check out the Veterinary Procedures at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

On November 5, 2018, we visited the Cleveland Metro parks Zoo and we spent some time in the Sarah Allison Steffee Center for Zoological Medicine.   I would consider this somewhat a 'hidden gem' inside the Cleveland Zoo.  It is nestled back behind the Rising Waters Safari Camp, just past the Rhino exhibit and building.  On… Continue reading Check out the Veterinary Procedures at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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.