Groovy and Simple Water Experiments for STEMists

Do your STEMists realize that water isn’t just for drinking, bathing, or swimming in? Water has a multitude of uses and your STEMists can have fun learning about water with these educational experiments designed with fun in mind! Make a Rain Gauge Afternoon rain showers are common during the summer months in many regions.  Your STEMists can have fun learning …

Groovy Water Wheels

Water wheels come in all shapes and sizes. Prevalent through the industrial revolution in America where they were used for navigation, raising waters and milling, water wheels were originally created for irrigation by the Greco-Romans. Water wheels often bring on a postcard sense of nostalgia, but for the young STEMist, they invoke curiosity.  And, though they may seem a part …

STEM Activities To Light Up Your Summer Nights

STEM activities for Summer Fun

Dark and eerie nights can be turned into groovy STEM for kids fun this summer. In addition, late night fun offers a chance to create memories and add an educational spark. STEMists love glow-in-the-dark activities. Why not try these 3 glow-in-the-dark STEM activities to light up your summer nights.  Blazing Bubbles Bubbles are fun for everyone, especially when they glow …

STEM for Girls Making Headlines

The movement to engage more girls in STEM is in full force and has the backing of the White House.  In fact, at its annual science fair in May, girls made up more than half of the participating students!  The 2014 White House Science Fair theme focused on girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The science fair is …

Groovy Solar Energy Structures

STEMists are learning at an early age that going green is groovy.  Whether it’s the type of family car they use, where their food is grown, or how their house is built, STEMists are being groomed to upgrade to an eco-friendly world.  Solar power is no different! Even though architects have been using passive solar energy for centuries, solar panels …