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Community STEM Organizations?

Community STEM Organizations?

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Hi all,

Recently came across this group - - not really 'local' for me but they are nearby - love what these folks are up to and wondering if anyone has successfully used a group like this to increase interest in / awareness of STEM/STEAM and the like!

I'd love to organize a STEM night at my school but the setup and infrastructure has always intimidated me...

Thoughts? Experiences?


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Laura Bradley, MA, NBCT's picture
Laura Bradley, MA, NBCT
Middle school English/Digital Design/Broadcast Media teacher

Wow, Kevin, that is an AMAZING program! If only they were in California... I'm looking forward to hearing from others who are bringing Maker/STEM/STEAM events to their schools. Our librarian has been building up a maker space in our library, so I know she'll appreciate the resources. Thanks for putting this out there.


Kevin Jarrett's picture
Kevin Jarrett
Maker Educator, Google Certified Innovator & Trainer, Dreamer, Doer. Learning experience designer, workshop leader/speaker, author. Stanford #Fablearn Fellow. #GoogleEI #GoogleET

Thanks Laura! Having seen a real, live makerspace in Vermont this summer, and experiencing the type of programming it offers and inspires, I wonder what it would take to get one started, and, what it would take to sustain it, profitably...hmmmmmm

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