Learning Through Video Game Design

Video Game Design for Kids, The New Way to Learn

Too much time spent playing video games! It might seem like a time-waster. But, kids who play video games can improve their focus and problem-solving skills, boost creativity and even reduce stress. Playing is great, but video game design is an even better way to channel your kid’s love of the game into a learning opportunity and …

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A Honeybee’s Helpful Robot

Drones Could Replace the Honey Bee Drones could replace the honey bee. Most of us are aware of the honeybee crisis. The environmentally sustaining species – pollinating 80% of the world – have been dying out at a surprising rate. So, scientists in Japan have been working on a backup plan, just in case: Pollinator …

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Robots are Fun

Meet Forpheus, the Ping-Pong Playing Robot!

Robots are Fun Robots can be fun too. Many people often think of robots as boring or tactical. However, Forpheus is the kind of robot you would want to have on your team. Forpheus is a fun example of how robots can help improve human skills in tons of different tasks. It is a robotic …

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Cleveland STEAM Experiences to Cure Cabin Fever

The holidays are over, school’s back in session, and if you live in the Cleveland area there’s a good possibility you and your kids are going crazy on the weekends. The snow, rain, and cold keep us inside and it gets to be too much. Fear no more, because we put together a list of …

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Velcro Comes From Burrs! And Other Technologies Inspired By Nature

Velcro and other amazing inventions prove nature is the ultimate genius. As a result, when it comes to adapting, inventing, and solving problems nature is the best place to look. Time and time again, we look to nature for inspiration. Nature has inspired many daily use items like Velcro to highly advanced innovative technologies like …

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Kids In Summer School

Kids Voluntarily Going to Summer School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Original Press Release Cleveland, OH – Over 1,700 kids in Ohio age 7-13 are voluntarily signing up for summer school to take 15 hours of class to learn science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) skills. Any parent who has ever struggled to get a child to complete homework may wonder …

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STEM

STEM is the New Three R’s

In a world of twitter and texting, it is not uncommon to find creative abbreviations for large words or series of phrases. But in the case of STEM, it is an abbreviation for a very large concept.  STEM has become a common acronym, particularly among policy advocates and government officials, to refer to the fields …

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