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March 2017

3/4: WESEF – ThinkSTEAM awards were given to sophomore and junior girls at the WESEF competition in Sleepy Hollow High School in NY.


 February 2017

2/24: ThinkSTEAM’s Paper Circuits Workshop for Girl Scouts at George Washington Elementary School – The Girl Scouts loved learning about the world of electricity and circuits and making a light up cupcake card at ThinkSTEAM’s paper circuits workshop!


 January 2017

1/17: ThinkSTEAM’s ThinkBIG Challenge Opens!– Our 2017 ThinkBIG Challenge to challenge girls to create a video showing the importance of STEM opens for middle school girls and for elementary school girls this year as well.


 December 2016

12/29: ThinkSTEAM’s Programming in Python Workshop at Facebook, NYC– Girls enjoyed learning how to program in Python at our Programming in Python Workshop at Facebook, NYC, which also included a tour of the Facebook office!

12/11: ThinkSTEAM’s Paper Circuits Workshop at Barnes and Noble– Girls loved learning about the world of electricity and circuits at ThinkSTEAM’s paper circuits workshop at Barnes and Noble! ThinkSTEAM also held a fundraiser at Barnes & Noble in stores and online (Dec. 11-16) to help raise money for workshops and other events!


November 2016

11/6: ThinkSTEAM at Barnes & Noble’s Mini Maker Faire 2016 – It was great to see ThinkSTEAM Girls showcase many of their projects and posters of science experiments at Barnes & Noble’s Mini Maker Faire in Cortlandt Manor!

11/12: ThinkSTEAM’s Engineering Workshop with Columbia’s SWE -ThinkSTEAM’s workshop with Columbia Society of Women Engineers was just amazing! Girls had a fabulous time touring the labs and doing a design challenge. They also had a lot of fun peddling their own smoothie with the smoothie bike!


 

October 2016

10/1: Synthetic Biology Workshop with Columbia University’s iGEM Team – The Synthetic Biology Workshop with Columbia University’s iGEM Team was awesome! Girls got to tour the labs in Columbia’s Lasker Biomedical Building, see demos of different genetic techniques, and do their own hands on activities with pipetting!


August 2016

8/3: ThinkBIG Challenge Award Ceremony – The ThinkBIG Challenge Award Ceremony was held at the Business Council of Westchester Office. Congratulations to all the winners! Check out our gallery for pictures from the event.

8/13: Scratch Workshop at the John C Hart Library – The Scratch workshop at the John C Hart Memorial Library for elementary school girls was a lot of fun!


June 2016

6/11: “Building a Game in a Day with Scratch” Workshop – Our first workshop for elementary school girls in Minnesota!


May 2016

5/20: A Big Shout Out to the PepsiCo Foundation for its generous grant towards ThinkSTEAM’s initiatives!!

5/14: “Make your own Electronic Wearable Accessory” Workshop – IBM and SWE New York Section E in collaboration with ThinkSTEAM hosted a grand workshop at IBM’s T.J.Watson Research Center. 50 girls from various middle schools from New York and Connecticut  attended the workshop.The girls got to see Watson, the robot that won Jeopardy, and had an exclusive tour of the ThinkLabs as well. The workshop was a grand success!!


April 2016

4/17: Educator Appreciation Days – ThinkSTEAM gave live demos at Barnes & Noble of featured products including Dash, the amazing coding robot from Wonder Workshop, and a new, exclusive Barnes & Noble product from littleBits™ education.


March 2016

3/5: Hudson Valley STEM Fest – ThinkSTEAM presented at the Hudson Valley STEM Fest for middle school students, which was held at the Southern Westchester BOCES Campus in Valhalla, NY.

3/12: WESEF – ThinkSTEAM presented awards at the WESEF competition in Sleepy Hollow High School in NY.


February 2016

2/6: Java Workshop for Beginners – The first workshop for high school girls at the John C. Hart Library was a great success. The girls really learned a lot about object oriented programming. Thank you to the instructor, Mike D’Orazio, and other volunteers from PepsiCo for helping ThinkSTEAM with this workshop.


January 2016

1/24: Lego Skyline and Architecture Studio Build Event at Barnes&Noble in Cortlandt Manor – The girls had a lot of fun building the NYC and Venice Skyline, which were both put for display at the Barnes and Nobles in Cortlandt Manor, NY.


December 2015

12/13 : The 3D Printing Workshop that took place at Mahopac Public Library was awesome! Thank you to Jason Pelecanos and Ijeoma Pelecanos for making this workshop happen!

Thank you to the Walmart in Cortlandt Manor, New York for providing corporate sponsorship towards ThinkSTEAM’s technology workshops!


November 2015

11/26: Google Ad Grants Approved

11/15 : IBM and Society of Women Engineers helped out with ThinkSTEAM’s “Make Your Own Wearables Workshop” at Mahopac Public Library.  The workshop was a grand success!

Thank you to IBM Watson Research center for providing a grant to support ThinkSTEAM’s initiatives

Thank you to Tierney Saccavino and Acorda Therapeutics for their sponsorship to fund ThinkSTEAM’s “Make Your Own Wearables Workshop!”


 

October 2015

10/14 : Approved by Google For Nonprofits

ThinkSTEAM Videos and Media

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