6 smart, fun STEM-themed camps to keep kids learning this summer

Summer camp season has arrived. Are you and your children in agreement on what you want from their summer camp this year? Chances are, you’re hoping for a camp that will keep your kids occupied, active and learning and creating throughout the summer. And your kids … your kids probably just want to have fun! “The good news is summer fun and learning don’t have … Continue reading 6 smart, fun STEM-themed camps to keep kids learning this summer

Igniting a young girl’s passion for STEM

As a young girl, Ava Lonneman wasn’t about to let gender stereotypes get in the way of her passion for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Although told in grade school that “STEM isn’t for girls,” Lonneman was not only driven to pursue her own STEM dreams, she inspired her peers to follow suit. That’s why the National 4-H Council awarded Lonneman its 2017 Youth … Continue reading Igniting a young girl’s passion for STEM

A Day at The Franklin Institute of Technology Science Museum

We have always been fascinated with technology and science. The combination of both for today’s success is an extraordinary feet in and of itself. I am still in awe with the history and discoveries. So a few Summers ago we set out with our geek caps on and our thirst for more knowledge, then we headed to Philadelphia for an amazing fun-filled day at the Franklin … Continue reading A Day at The Franklin Institute of Technology Science Museum

Has Humanity Gone Too Far in Digital and Robotic Enhancements?

Darth Vader’s done it. RoboCop has done it. Even Oscar Pistorius, the “Blade Runner”, has done it. They have all been Robotically enhanced, while some even as far as being digitally enhanced. In Olaf Swantee’s article, “The Internet of Humans? Are We About To Get A Sci-Fi Makeover?“, Swantee explains that within the next decade, we may find ourselves digitally connected in ways we could only … Continue reading Has Humanity Gone Too Far in Digital and Robotic Enhancements?

Speed, Motion and Time at the Science Museum of Virginia

During our Summer vacation trips, my husband and I make it a tradition to bring our three teens to an educational or historical place and the Science Museum of Virginia was on our bucket list. In short, it was not without it’s positives and negatives, but it definitely was worth the time. Along with the ticket entry fee, we also opted to see the Dome … Continue reading Speed, Motion and Time at the Science Museum of Virginia