Scholar Spotlight: Jordan Chapman

    Jordan Chapman is from South Philadelphia and is currently studying anthropology at the University of Georgia. His research allows him to focus on the geosciences. Check out our exclusive interview with him below.   What first got you interested in S.T.E.M? Geology? Archaeology? I became interested in STEM […]

January 2021- Geology & Paleontology

The January S.T.E.M. Activity Kit was on Geology & Paleontology     This month, we learned about Geology & Paleontology.   Geology is an Earth science that focuses on the Earth’s physical structure, components, history, and the processes that occur on it. Paleontology is a branch of science concerned with […]

Scholar Spotlight: Victoria Robinson

Victoria Robinson is an aspiring mathematician and a second-year graduate student studying mathematics at the University of Alabama. She is a 2015 graduate of Richton High School (Richton, MS) and she received her Bachelors of Science in 2019 in Mathematics with minors in both Intelligence & Security Studies and Electrical […]

Scholar Spotlight: Leila M. Joyce Seals

Scholar Spotlight: Leila M. Joyce Seals   Leila M. Joyce Seals is a geoarchaeologist and women in S.T.E.M. blogger who is passionate about making the sciences accessible to and accepting of everyone. As a woman of color, albeit an academically privileged one, Joyce Seals is aware of the extra obstacles […]

November 2020- Properties of Light & Color Theory

November’s S.T.E.M. Activity Kit focused on Color Theory!     This month, explored color! We learned about how light in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum allows us to see the vivid colors of the world around us. In this activity kit, we discussed the following topics:   Light […]

October 2020- Forensic Science

October’s S.T.E.M. Activity Kit was focused on Spooky Science!     This activity kit explored the concepts in forensic science. We learned about how we can collect critical information from a crime scene, analyze it in a lab, and then draw conclusions from the data collected.   For this virtual […]

September 2020- Properties of Water & Surface Tension

September 2020         This S.T.E.M. Activity Kit explored the unique properties of water and had a special focus on surface tension. This kit contained a model of a water molecule so that junior scholars can understand the atomic structure of water that leads to the properties that […]

August 2020- Wild World of Polymers

August 2020     This month’s S.T.E.M. Activity Kit took us on a journey through the wild world of polymers! With this kit, junior scholars took a hands-on approach to learn about polymers in the world around them. This kit allowed junior scholars to make a polymer bracelet and even […]