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LET’S GO End of Year STEM Showcase at Govans Elementary.

Posted by:Debbie

Students celebrated successfully completing over 100 hours of high quality, hands-on minds-on STEM at the end of year showcase. Students participated in this year long STEM program as part of the Baltimore Curriculum Project Govans Elementary After-School program funded by 21st Century Community Learning Centers. At Govans 3rd – 5th grade shared how they designed…

Robotics is turning heads at STEM ZONE!

Posted by:Jacqueline

At STEM ZONE, students who were not able to or did not get the chance to experience robotics at their school were able to witness a finished build and successful code first hand. LETS GO selected students from each school to host an activity table for robotics at the event. This was to let the…

LET’S GO supports FBR

Posted by:Jacqueline

FBR staff handpicked amazing students to showcase their proficiency in our robotics program at their annual festival. This day was made for the students to have fun doing the things they enjoy. We encouraged the students to rebuild and showcase their favorite builds they have done throughout the year. The students also took the initiative…

How does LET’S GO add quality to STEM activities?

Posted by:Jacqueline

Quality STEM activities require instructors feel comfortable with the content and be able to understand the expectations for students. LET’S GO requires training for instructors on all STEM activities we offer to ensure quality. Here, our Washington Jesuit Academy School teachers in Washington DC have a great time building and testing ‘Brushbots’ in preparation of…

Keeping up with Coding!

Posted by:Jacqueline

In addition to using our own STEM curriculum, LET’S GO Team members seek out other curriculum. Some LET’S GO partners have large STEM programs and they require diversity in STEM technical skills, including programming. LET’S GO trained under Code in the Schools recently to understand where coding is moving for elementary, middle and high school…

Light Up with the NEED Project

Posted by:Jacqueline

LET’S GO strives to find new quality STEM activities for our partners. An opportunity to collaborate with the National Energy Education Development [NEED] Project, who offers energy based curriculum, allowed us to learn all that the NEED curriculum has to offer alongside one of our partners, Washington School for Girls [WSG]./READ MORE/ LET’S GO reviewed…

Celebrate Pi Day

Posted by:Debbie

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point….

What is Engineering?

Posted by:Debbie

Youth at Govans Elementary learn how the Engineering Design Process is a tool they can use to solve problems. Working with students from Loyola University they had to design a tower to lift a frog up 10 inches so it didn’t get eaten by alligators, using a few index cards, a ruler, tape, and scissors….

Maryland Science Olympiad (MSO)

Posted by:Debbie

For the second year in a row, middle schoolers at Westport Academy attended the Baltimore City Maryland Science Olympiad (MSO) Tournament with the support of their coaches, LET’S GO staff and their Charm City Science League (CCSL) Mentors. Six middle schoolers from Westport Academy competed in 6 events. Sisters Ziaysia and Kicia Gunn won first…

Black History Month STEAM Night at Lakeland Elementary Middle

Posted by:Debbie

Lakeland Elementary Middle in Baltimore City celebrated Black History Month with a STEAM Night. Families and community members worked side by side solving engineering challenges, learning about famous engineers and scientists, creating a terrarium and making extreme slime. LET’S GO hosted a station where youth designed a new playground for their community. Students made large slides, swings, a…

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