STEM Exploration: Biodiversity

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on the Science of Harry Potter, where you can learn what’s going on behind the scenes of some of your favorite spells! This week’s STEM topic: Biodiversity! Do you ever wonder how Nature does it? How does it continuously […]

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STEM Exploration: Harry Potter Science

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Chemical Reactions, where you can learn all about what makes things fizz, bubble, and explode! This week’s STEM topic: The Science of Harry Potter! In honor of our infamous wizarding camp this week, we thought we’d dive more […]

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STEM Exploration: Chemical Reactions

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on You Are What You Eat, where you can learn all the sustainable ways to stay healthy in the middle of this sick season! This week’s STEM topic: Science: Chemical Reactions! In honor of our Chemical Concoctions camp this […]

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STEM Exploration: You are what you eat!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Comets and Meteors, where you can learn all about that mysterious NEOWISE comet that flew over our heads this month! This week’s STEM topic: Food: You are what you eat! Have you ever heard the saying, “You are […]

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STEM Exploration: Comets and Meteors

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Insects, where you will be blown away to learn the difference between them and bugs! This week’s STEM topic: Science: Comets and Meteors Did you happen to catch the newly discovered Comet NEOWISE soaring through our solar system […]

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STEM Exploration: Insects

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on The Utility of Math, where you can learn how to solve everyday problems with strong core mathematical concepts.  This week’s STEM topic: Science: Insects! With the warmer weather picking up, the insects are really coming out to play! […]

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STEM Exploration: Utility of Math

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Biomedical Engineering, where you can learn how this field is the jack of all trades in the world of engineering for not just fabricating what’s around us, but what’s inside us. This week’s STEM topic: Math: The Utility […]

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STEM Exploration: Biomedical Engineering

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Artificial Intelligence, where you can learn about the not-so new technological advancements in human intelligence! This week’s STEM topic: Engineering: Biomedical engineering Engineering isn’t just about what creations are around us, but also about what’s inside us! Biomedical […]

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STEM Exploration: Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on PLANTS, where you can explore their magical world - and maybe want to go buy another house plant! 😉  This week’s STEM topic: Technology: Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t a new concept to mankind - it has […]

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STEM Exploration: Plants!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s post on Math Anxiety, where you can learn how easy math really can be! This week’s STEM topic: Science: Plants! Not only do plants bring allergies every year, but they also bring us LIFE! How? Plants supply food to nearly […]

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STEM Exploration: Math Anxiety

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of The Internet, where you can learn where all of our information comes from and how those Google searches work! This week’s STEM topic: Math: Math Anxiety One of the most incredible things that human brains are capable of […]

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STEM Exploration: Technology of the Internet!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of Environmental Engineering, where you can learn about the ultimate eco-warriors! This week’s STEM topic: Technology of the Internet! We all access the internet every day, at the tips of our knowledge-greedy fingers, and most of us don’t really […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Environmental Engineering

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of Extreme Weather, where you will be blown away by what you learn about stormy days!  This week’s STEM topic: Engineering: Environmental Engineering Earth’s environment makes life possible! Consider environmental engineers as the ultimate green warriors - they focus […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Science of Extreme Weather

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of  Electricity, where you can learn what really turns on your lights or power your very computer! This week’s STEM topic: Science: Extreme Weather! Thanks to Max and Julie for the request! 🙂 Weather is the condition of the […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Science of Electricity

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of  Golden Spiral & the Fibonacci Sequence, where you can learn how math - from patterns to geometry - is in your very own backyard! This week’s STEM topic: Science of   Electricity!⚡ Electricity is all around us: it […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Golden Spirals

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of Coding, where you can learn what it is and where to find it your everyday lives to solve complex problems and questions!  This week’s STEM topic: Math: Golden Spiral & the Fibonacci Sequence  Have you ever noticed the […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Coding

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of Earth Day, where you can learn what climate change is, and how we can decrease our impact on the planet! This week’s STEM topic: Technology and Engineering: Coding Code is all around you and the results are everywhere! […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Earth Day!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s exploration of The Engineering Process, where you can learn how to think like an engineer to define and solve simple design problems! This week’s STEM topic: Science: Climate Change In honor of Earth Day, we should all remember what the […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Engineering!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration! In case you missed it: Check out last week’s playlist on Exploring Fossils, where you can learn about what a Paleontologist does and how fossils are made! This week’s STEM topic: Engineering: The Engineering Process   The staff at Discovery Center of Idaho misses getting creative and working on […]

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Weekly STEM Exploration: Fossils!

Welcome to this week’s STEM exploration!  In case you missed it: Last week Idaho experienced an earthquake that measured 6.5 on the Richter scale! That’s crazy! It was the 2nd strongest earthquake in Idaho’s recorded history. So, last week, we posted a short playlist on our YouTube channel all about earthquakes. Check out the “Explore […]

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