Carnegie Science Center
The 2015 Chain Reaction Contraption Contest Offers Off-the-Charts Innovation!
Last week, a few of our team members had the pleasure of taking part in one of Pittsburgh’s coolest STEM-education events, the Chain Reaction Contraption Contest! The annual contest is held at the city’s Carnegie Science Center in conjunction with the Westinghouse Electric Company and the Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania. For this year’s Chain Reaction Contraption Contest,…
Giving Thanks for an Already-Exceptional 2015!
Before we break to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with our family and friends, we’ve just got to take a minute to reflect on and give thanks for what an incredible, STEM-filled year 2015 has been for the Inventionland®Institute curriculum and our creative space-making capabilities. Our project-based inventing curriculum may have started to take off in…
CanTEEN Tour Your Future Program Takes Over Our Creative Space!
What better way to experience STEM education than by visiting an invention factory? At our creative design facility, Inventionland, the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics are put to use in new product development on a daily basis. Today, a group of female Inventionland®ambassadors showed middle and high school girls from across the Pittsburgh…
Living and Loving STEM Education Every Day!
OK, OK, OK… we know we talk a lot about STEM education here; but, trust us – everywhere we go, we’re surrounded by science, technology, engineering and math! Take last weekend for instance, three members of our team couldn’t resist taking their families to Maker Faire Pittsburgh, a show and share event that was held…
Inventionland®Education – Welcome to the STEMisphere!
You could say that the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania rules the STEMisphere. The STEMisphere? Yes, the STEMisphere. It’s a unique program they’ve created that aims to highlight “exceptional STEM opportunities available in southwestern Pennsylvania.” According to their website, the STEMisphere “is the central hub for the region’s STEM resources and acts as a directory…
Fall’s Full of Innovative STEM Events Around the Region!
Lately, we’ve been spending a lot of time talking about how we’ve been delivering STEAM to schools across the region, either through our innovative inventing curriculum or through tools, like 3D printers, that help students excel through the Inventionland®Education program. But, frankly, we’re not the only ones out there that are excited about STEM education….