Book Review, Great Lakes Science Center, Museums, Northeast Ohio, Reading STEMs Learning, STEM Career Series, STEM Careers

STEM Careers Interview Series: Great Lakes Science Center Associate Director of Exhibits, Claire Dorsett

I am so pleased to introduce another incredible Cleveland, Ohio STEM professional, Claire Dorsett. Claire is the Associate Director of Exhibits at the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) in Cleveland, Ohio. Claire has a very unique story and educational background in English that eventually led her to a very creative STEM position that she loves!

Book Review, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Dinosaurs, Reading STEMs Learning, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

Reading STEMs Learning: Dinosaur Lady

DISCLAIMER:  I am an Amazon Associate.  As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. Dinosaur Lady: The Daring Discoveries of Mary Anning, the First Paleontologist is an inspirational children picture book about the interesting life of Mary Anning who was… Continue reading Reading STEMs Learning: Dinosaur Lady

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Museums, Northeast Ohio, STEM Career Series, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

STEM Career Interview Series: Dr. Caitlin Colleary, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

I am so excited to introduce Dr. Caitlin Colleary, who is the Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) in my STEM Career Interview Series.

Creative Starter Kit, OSMO, Programming and Coding, STEM Resources, STEM toys

“Mo” STEAM, “Mo” Learning, and “Mo” Fun with Osmo!

I was recently gifted the Osmo Creative Starter Kit. Osmo is a hands on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) based software program for kids ages 5 - 12. Three games are included in the creative starter kit! Click to read more about what we thought of them!

Experiments, Holiday, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

Recycle Crayons into New Shapes!

Do you have lots of crayons that need to be recycled? You can recycle them yourself in a fun new useable shape! Crayons are made out of paraffin wax. When heated, the wax reaches its melting point and melts into the new shape of the mold you choose. Once they harden... ta da! A new crayon shape!

Art Crafting, Experiments, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources

Bring the Color in with Crayon Sun Catchers!

We love crayons in our home and use them daily! We have been collecting our broken crayons for several months and we decided to use them for some fun STEAM projects at home. One of our recent projects was inspired by the book in my Reading STEMs Learning Series entitled, 'The Crayon Man'. We created these fun STEAM sun catchers with crayon shavings and wax paper!

Camp Curiosity, Great Lakes Science Center, Northeast Ohio, STEM Camps, STEM Resources

Virtual STEM Camp Engages Curiosity, Creativity and Fun!

What do you look for in a virtual camp for your child?  I look for fun, engaging, interactive camps that allow for a little bit of individualized attention and opportunities for my child to express herself!  The #CampCuriosity at Home virtual STEM camp presented by the Great Lakes Science Center was all of those things and more!   My kindergartener loved all aspects of this virtual camp - the creativity, the fun, the problem solving, the socialization and the individualized attention!  Read more in my blog post!

Engineer, Engineering Education, STEM Career Series, STEM Careers, STEM Resources

STEM Careers Interview Series: Engineering Educator Assistant Dean Dr. Whitney B. Gaskins

I am pleased to introduce Dr. Whitney B. Gaskins, for my STEM Career Interview Series, who is an engineering educator and also serves as an advocate for students, specifically minorities and women at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS).