Blog
06/11/2018 - 2:45pm
Contributed by: Anne Valik, Alliance for a Healthier Generation We’ve all been there.  It’s the afternoon – lunch is a distant memory – and even though you are working on a project that you are jazzed to complete, your brain.just.won’...
05/29/2018 - 1:38pm
Contributed by Gina Carter BBC Earth and OceanX Media have brought us amazing stories from below the surface of our oceans that have shocked, amazed, and interested us. For World Oceans Day, we are talking about #OurBluePlanet and a couple...
05/29/2018 - 1:03pm
Contributed by Gina Carter The BBC’s recent Blue Planet II has sparked tremendous interest in marine science. For World Oceans Day, we are highlighting some female marine scientists who are making waves in their field and explore...
05/10/2018 - 3:19pm
Contributed by Suzanne Slade Growing up, my favorite subjects in school were science and math. As high school graduation drew near, my mother suggested I study engineering. I didn’t really understand what engineers did, but the...
04/26/2018 - 2:51pm
Contributed by Linda Kekelis First Tuesdays are a special time at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Girls ages 8–12 line up with their mothers (or other significant female) at 6:30 PM for a Making program. Youth services librarian, Nancy...
04/12/2018 - 3:43pm
Contributed by Diya (age 13) Hi! I am Diya and I am a member of Green Machine, an all girls FLL robotics team. We are from West Windsor, NJ and our mission is to promote STEM in young girls. We were started by Girl Scouts to support...
03/19/2018 - 1:35pm
Contributed by Leslie Aaronson Diana’s secret for winning the National Center for Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing was applying, even though at first she was not going to bother:   “My teacher...
03/16/2018 - 12:51pm
Contributed by: Anna Ayres At a very young age, my daughter Destiny loved to walk in the woods. We often walked on trails and she would seek out the bugs, stopping to examine them closer. She noticed ant farms and how they formed a trail...
02/27/2018 - 11:54am
Contributed by Rebecca Herr Stephenson Over the past 3-and-a-half years, LA Makerspace has helped 7,200 kids and teens across Los Angeles County learn science and technology skills through Maker workshops in their local public libraries...
02/13/2018 - 11:56am
Contributed by Claire LaBeaux “We had a picnic for the ants,” exclaimed Mia, an excited six-year-old Daisy who recently completed her first citizen science research for a Girl Scouts / SciStarter project. “We made them food to eat to see...