Sir Isaac Newton: Groovy In His Own Way

Sir Isaac Newton—about his life, said it best, “I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered …

Host a Family STEM Night

Family game nights are popular.  But, have you ever thought about changing your family game night to a Family STEM Night?  There are plenty of activities that require participants to think like an engineer or a scientist to identify and solve problems.  Families can work together to use the engineering design process just as STEMists do with their Groovy Lab …

9 Back-To-School Tips For Your STEMists

The end of summer break can cause back-to-school madness in many families.  Parents struggle with changes in their schedules, managing transportation, juggling before- and after-school activities, packing lunches and hours of homework help.  Children have other concerns, such as meeting new teachers, making new friends and managing homework. Unanswered questions and concerns can cause anxiety and sometimes panic in young …

Our STEM Lab Notebooks Are Groovy!

Every month, STEMists receive a STEM Lab Notebook in their subscription box. Many lab notebooks are just a set of directions, but not ours.  Our STEM Lab Notebooks are truly groovy! Sure, our Lab Notebook has directions. STEMists will follow the Lab Notebook’s step-by-step directions for the investigation activities. However, for that month’s Engineering Design Challenge, the Lab Notebook does …