U.S. Planetariums for Summer Fun in Space Exploration

Summer is an excellent time to visit your local planetarium for a night of star gazing.  And, if you are planning a summer vacation, your STEMists will want a trip to a planetarium added to your list of must- see attractions. Here are 7 U.S planetariums that should be on your trip list as part of a summer vacation or …

STEM Apps Beyond the Classroom

Are you concerned that your child spends too much time playing meaningless games on the smartphone or tablet? Don’t fret! Apple features over 65,000 educational apps, designed specifically for the iOS platform that reaches all levels of education.  But, with so many apps to choose from, parents may find it challenging to know which apps are best for their children.  …

3 Unique Ways to Teach STEMists the Phases of the Moon

STEMists are fascinated by the Moon.  Most likely you started wondering about the Moon in your childhood after hearing about the ‘man in the Moon’ and the ‘cow that jumped over the Moon’ in nursery rhymes.  Early childhood exposure to the Moon often brings questions, especially about the different shapes the Moon appears to STEMists on Earth. Order of the Moon Phases …