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A different kind of Engineering that I really like

November 23, 2018 - Uncategorized

I wanted to blog about Rube Goldberg because I think his inventions are a great way to draw young girls and women like me into Steam. The is a Rube Goldberg club at my school and I have always found that interesting. A Rube Goldberg…

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Intro to Engineering and Design Project

November 9, 2018 - Uncategorized

Hi my name is Caroline Pope and I’m a ThinkSTEAM ambassador from New York. Recently in my Intro to Engineering and Design class, we had the opportunity to redesign a product of our choosing. I chose to redesign a candle jar because candles can be…

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Check out our Founder Jothi Ramaswamy’s Chat with Karlie Kloss!

June 14, 2018 - Uncategorized

ThinkSTEAM’s Founder Jothi Ramaswamy got the incredible chance to talk with Karlie Kloss, a model, STEAM Advocate, and Founder of Kode with Klossy. Both discussed their experiences as women in STEM as Jothi entered Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC18). Check out their chat in…

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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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