5 Groovy Fall-Related STEM Projects

Crisp cool weather, spice-scented rooms, and fun fall-related activities are a sure sign of autumn.  Check out these five groovy STEM-related projects to kick off the start of your STEMist’s fall season. #1. Pumpkin Math There are numerous activities that STEMists can do to hone their math skills.  STEMists can use estimation to compare pumpkins by weight. Gather three pumpkins …

Extreme Weather Exhibits for STEMists

Weather is a daily event that we cannot control. It is the reason we choose to wear a sweater, bring a jacket, carry an umbrella or dress in layers.  Extreme weather often causes fear, panic and anxiety, and in its wake, major devastation.  STEMists tend to have an innate curiosity about weather events such as hurricanes, windstorms, tornadoes, hail, lightning …

More Than a Game: STEMists Get Groovy with Minecraft

STEMists in the classroom are using the Minecraft video game to learn physics, math, history, language, team building and more!  As the top-selling app on both iPads and iPhones in 2013, according to the Mirror, Minecraft continues to prove to be more than just a game.  Teachers, students, boys and girls are learning STEM with Minecraft—a phenomenon all its own …