International Asteroid Day

International Asteroid Day is observed every year on June 30th. Also known as National Meteor Watch Day, on a cloudless night, STEMists turn their eyes to the sky in hopes of spotting the glow of a falling star. What is an Asteroid? Asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the sun. Asteroids orbit the sun like planets, but they are …

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. It has been celebrated on the 5th of June every year since 1974. The purpose is to create awareness on emerging environmental issues from water pollution, human overpopulation, and global warming, to sustainable consumption and wildlife crime. The event has grown to …

12 Ways to Recycle a Groovy Box

What do you do with your Groovy Lab in a Box once your STEMists have completed the monthly themed activity?  Teach your STEMists about the importance of recycling and reusing materials by finding new ways to use the Groovy box. Below are 12 fun and groovy ways to repurpose your cool retro-style Groovy Lab in a Box 1. Make a …