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Why is STEAM important?

July 29, 2016 - Uncategorized

Hello my name is Francesca Ungaro. I am thirteen years old and I attend Peekskill Middle School in New York. I think that STEAM is important because it has to do with many things that can change the world. Without STEAM (science,technology,engineering,art,and math) this world would…

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Alliyah Steele

July 12, 2016 - ThinkBIG Challenge

Hello!           My name is Alliyah (Allie) Steele and I have the honor of winning ThinkSTEAM’s 2016 ThinkBIG Challenge. I’d like to share the process in which I created my video and a few of the things I’ve learned:           I entered this Challenge due…

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KEM Girls – Khushbu Dulani

July 12, 2016 - ThinkBIG Challenge

Hello, this is Khushbu Dulani on behalf of my teammates, Eva and Margaret. Our video was the runner-up, as you know, and we are all so psyched! The main goal was to acknowledge that so many of us girls have been disparaged by people in…

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KEM Girls – Eva Fava-Rodrigues

July 12, 2016 - ThinkBIG Challenge

Hello, I am Eva Fava-Rodrigues from the KEM Girls. I liked this experience for many reasons. The Interviews: I liked interviewing girls and boys because it was nice to know how they really felt about the subject. I had fun staying after school with my…

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Girls Can- Tyler Hormazabal

July 12, 2016 - ThinkBIG Challenge

Hi: My experience was awesome! I had to be creative and come up with what I was going to send into the Big Think STEAM Challenge contest. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics are what makes the world go round. I had to think about…

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A Million Dollars

November 3, 2015 - Elementary, Math

In third grade, I had a project called the million dollar project. Students had to pretend to spend a million dollars on things they would need as an older child and an adult, such as a college education, car and house, and a family vacation….

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Four Sevens

October 6, 2015 - Puzzles

As Dudeney shows in the illustration here, it is easy to use four 5s to create a sum that equals 100. He then points out that four 9s would also be fairly easy to do, in the form of 99 + 9/9. Achieving it with…

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Math + Art = Fun

September 14, 2015 - Journal

  This artwork was my 2nd grade art fair project. I think it is good to write about this because it taught me a good lesson on how art and math come together. My mom found a website that had lot of cool art pieces by Frank…

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Puzzling Scales

September 14, 2015 - Journal

This puzzle is an early example of balancing scales using abstract quantities, a visual representation of simple algebra. Given that the top two scales are in perfect balance, how many marbles are required to balance the bottom scales?

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Coming Soon…

September 14, 2015 - Uncategorized

Keep watching for more interesting posts to come!

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