STEM For Kids Blog

Remember Why You Started

By: Moni Singh You make a goal. Full of optimism, you take the first step – this could be seeking more information about the goal. You think, “This is it! My move to change my life”. But, soon enough you lose track of your goal. Life moves on … same old, same old! My work ...

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New Curriculum Release: Biomedical Engineering Organ Systems I

STEM For Kids’ innovative portfolio for children’s education enrichment expands to include Biomedical Engineering. Morrisville, NC 6/12/17 – “I enjoyed the leg prosthetic a lot. I was able to build my own leg!”, said Riley about his experience with STEM For Kids Biomedical Engineering Camp. Utilizing the innovative STEM For Kids WayTM of taking complex ...

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Biomedical Engineering for Deeper Space Technology

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been discussing the possibility of a manned flight to Mars as soon as ten years from now. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA which has an estimated landing date for a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s, has created STEM classroom activities that get kids thinking about how to ...

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4 Steps to Making a Change

By: Moni Singh Any change, a break from the pattern, evokes the psychological reactions for fear, uncertainty and doubt. This happens irrespective of whether the change is forced upon us or it is a change we desire. I speak with many people who want to be entrepreneurs and want to make change in their lives. ...

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5 Out of School Time Concerns for Working Parents of School Age Children

Your baby is off to school … child care blues are over. Right? Wrong! A study of parental concerns about after-school time found some troubling patterns. Among the findings was that parental concern was high when work hours were long, parents had little control over work schedules and children spent time unsupervised after school. The ...

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To STEM or to STEAM?

While learning computer programming, a child expresses her creativity as a game with characters and landscapes as unique as she is. There are polka dots on her buildings and flowers on the street where her equally appealing character goes on a mission to drive villains out of her imagined and created digital world. While learning ...

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The Shining Light of Computer Sciences

Sunday april 10, 2016 91% of parents want their child to learn more computer science in the future. – Google Gallup Poll Since childhood, my mother and father had encouraged me to get into engineering or medicine. My high school experiences of dissecting frogs had made it clear that I was not meant for life ...

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My 4 Habits for New Beginnings

By: Moni Singh New Year begins with a new set of resolutions. Four weeks into 2016, now is a good time to check back on those – how many did you keep? How many just stayed a wish? Change is not easy. Here are my 4 habits for any new beginning: When going gets tough, ...

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014 Overcoming The Fear of Success Syndrome

By Sharon Carey There have been many articles and books written on overcoming The Fear of Success Syndrome which seems to be an oxymoron. Here’s an example of the symptoms.Mary was on her way to becoming a very successful consultant. She had over 20 years of experience in her field and some people even considered ...

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 Don’t just use … make something

 “I learnt you don’t just download a program, sometimes you have to make it”, a 6th grade camper describes his learning after completing STEM For Kids’ Game Making Lab. We are spending more and more time being passive users of our technologies, consuming the heaps of data, information and applications that the technologies offer. What ...

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