My latest article with Northeast Ohio Parent magazine is now posted on-line. If you are looking for some science fun in the sand this summer, check it out! Link: https://mailchi.mp/northeastohioparent.com/teen-takeover-podcast-summer-festival-lineup-parent-choice-awards-winners-678340 - Kristen
Check out my recent interview with Engineering Emily!
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!
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
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.
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)
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
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
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.
Are you looking for some place warmer to explore this Fall? Don't miss the showing of Great Barrier Reef at the Cleveland Clinic DOME theater at the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) this November! The Premiere: Last evening (November 1, 2018), my daughter and I were privileged to be invited as VIP guests to view… Continue reading GLSC Great Barrier Reef Movie Proves to be Turtle-tastic!!