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2017 STEAM for girls

December 9, 2017 - Uncategorized

Hello! My name is Shruthi Lingam-Nattamai. I’m so happy that I won as a Runner up in the ThinkBIG Challenge 2017. My Passion in science, technology, engineering, art and math made me participate in this Challenge. Why are more men in STEAM than women? Many…

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How to Get More Girls Interested in STEM Subjects

December 9, 2017 - Uncategorized

It is no secret that women are largely underrepresented in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) careers. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that women make up only 26 percent of the STEM workforce — and yet they make up 57 percent of the overall U.S….

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Thinkletes – ThinkBIG Challenge 2017 – Process and Tools Used

December 9, 2017 - Uncategorized

The thoughts first started out with examples for each topic as we had in our video. Throughout we also wanted to show examples of people for each topic, so we researched for people that have jobs in these topics. For the ending, after our pictures,…

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Frank Lloyd Wright and Taliesin West

December 9, 2017 - Uncategorized

Hello! It’s Sofia, your Arizona Think STEAM student lead. I’m writing from Arizona’s own Taliesin West. Designed by noted American architect and icon, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West was a home, studio, and school that he built with the help of his apprentices. He began…

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The Scoop on “Planting Science”

December 9, 2017 - Uncategorized

Hi! My name is Alliyah Steele and I’m one of the ThinkSTEAM Student Leads for New York State. I’d like to share a unique experience I’ve had in my biology class this year, in which we learned about photosynthesis with the help of a real…

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L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Awards 2017

November 23, 2017 - Uncategorized

I have been following L’Oréal USA closely in my efforts to get a workshop/office visit to their Head office in New York or their Research & Innovation facility in Clark, New Jersey. Recently I came across an article on their ongoing efforts to promote women…

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The Falcon 9 Soars Again!

October 20, 2017 - Uncategorized

Hello! It’s Sofia, the Arizona Student Lead! I’m blogging to you from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Last week, I witnessed the amazing launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 from the Kennedy Space Center! The Falcon 9, named after its 9 powerful engines and the Millennium Falcon, has…

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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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