Month: June 2016

Girls STEM Camp Big Success

2016 Girls Camp Recap What a week! Campers this week, all girls ages 10 to 13, explored, investigated, collected data, problem solved, made connections, participated in a variety of citizen science projects, worked together, and…

Reconnecting Children with Nature

From the National AfterSchool Association… Theory and research evidence support the common-sense notion that children and youth need nature, and nature needs them. Spending time outdoors, specifically in natural environments (woods, lakes, rivers, beaches, naturalized…

Good News for The STEM Connection

Good News from Vera… Twenty-five campers, volunteers and staff spent the past week at Moore Road Farm learning about the Amazing Animal Kingdom! They hiked, explored, observed, collected, classified, used science tools and had a…

The STEM Connection Receives Grant

The STEM Connection ANNOUNCES GRANT FROM THE NINA MASON PULLIAM CHARITABLE TRUST Indianapolis, IN June 2016 The STEM Connection has received a grant totaling $1,500.00 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The STEM Connection…

Change the Game for Girls in STEM

We Don’t Need More, We Need Different Published in The Huffington Post Co-authored by Linda Kekelis with Kara Sammet, Manager of Research and Evaluation at Techbridge, and Jen Jayme, Director of Development and Marketing at…