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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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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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