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Another STEM summer with GE Girls

Many of us have heard the stats. Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, yet only 29% of the science and engineering workforce.  GE Girls is a summer camp program designed to address these numbers by encouraging girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and STEM-based careers. Since

The Women in STEM Who Inspire Me

Every year, we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8. This day gives us an opportunity to think about the women who have changed or are changing the course of history, and to celebrate the special women in our lives. I’m fortunate to be surrounded by countless incredible women who are in the field of science, technology,

Featured Projects

Featured Project: Bath Bomb Chemistry

Create your own bath bombs with your favorite fragrances and colors, too!    Bath bombs are fun to use and even more fun when you make them yourself because you can choose your favorite fragrance and color!  And it’s a cool science experiment, too! How does it work?  Two of the main ingredients, sodium bicarbonate and citric acid, make the bath bomb

Featured Project: Defying Gravity

Materials  A plastic bucket Water Instructions  Head outside…just in case you get wet!  Add water to the bucket, but don’t fill it to the top. You should be able to easily lift the bucket.  Swing the bucket in a circle above your head.  What happens to the water?  STEM Second  Why did the water stay in the