Students were able to learn the basics of flight through a series of activities. The group started the morning with balloons whizzing around the room. Students paired off and used string, straws, and balloons to create thrust experiments. Once they learned how to get objects in the air, they had to learn how to return
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On July 26th, the last of the 2013 St. Mary's College of Maryland's River Concert Series was held. The non-profit growingSTEMS™ was present throughout the 6 events. This was their third year running to help inspire the children and young adults with S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The kids really seemed to enjoy our
This summer, students built LEGO NXT robots to traverse a mountainous obstacle course and a 4-robot scoring challenge. Each challenge had a degree of difficulty, where students would have to work together to design a robot that could navigate the course and score a ball in a goal. Students worked in teams of 3-5 to
Over the summer, growingSTEMS held several events in partnership with the St. Mary's County Public Library. During one event, titled "Rockin Out", student explore the world of rocks and minerals.Volunteers from growingSTEMS and The RoboBees explained the rock cycle and student participated in a hands on show and tell of various rock samples. Groups were
SoMdNews.com: growingSTEMS reaches out to budding scientists, engineers www.somdnews.com - Group of engineers at Pax River aims to reach students while they’re young... We would like to thank the Enterprise for publishing this amazing article! Special thanks to Jesse Yeatman who took the time to get to know growingSTEMS!