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If Kids Really Knew STEM

If Kids Really Knew STEM

Jasmine Florentine’s new book introduces making and STEM to middle-schoolers. The book, “Hex Allen and the Clanksmiths”, creates a fantasy world where real problems are solved by hands-on skills. Jasmine is driven to help young people understand STEM, not just as a field of study, but as an opportunity to apply their creativity as well […]

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Teens: Help OK Go Create Art… In Space!

Teens: Help OK Go Create Art… In Space!

The band OK Go is known for their amazing music videos. From elaborate chain reactions to using a car to create music, their work is always audaciously experimental. As a teacher, I love finding ways to incorporate their videos into my lessons. So when a chance meeting led to the possibility of OK Go and […]

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See a Light Show at Grand Central Station Celebrating Women in STEM

See a Light Show at Grand Central Station Celebrating Women in STEM

“Unseen Stars,” a light show celebrating women in STEM, will be projected onto the ceiling of Grand Central Station from September 19-21.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Women on a Mission

Celebrating International Women’s Day with Women on a Mission

Today is International Women’s Day, and with a theme of “Be Bold for Change,” we decided to reach out to some female makers who are effecting real, impactful change on the world.

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Make: Education Forum Highlights Hands-On Learning and Community Among Educators

Make: Education Forum Highlights Hands-On Learning and Community Among Educators

Over 300 educators convened at the Make: Education Forum at NYSCI the day before World Maker Faire.

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