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How High Can It Bounce?

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The young scientists of Govans Elementary in Baltimore City had a fun day exploring STEM topics with some local high school students. The Towson High School National Science Honors Society facilitated STEM stations with youth who participate in the LET’S GO after-school STEM program. At one station, students loved making ice cream and eating it….

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Wanted – DC Interns

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LET’S GO is currently identifying national level internships for our STEM Scholars Program! Dr. Sharolyn Kamawaki-Schulz worked with our STEM students at Paul PCS in Washington DC to introduce the NIH HiSTEP program. The NIH program gives students the opportunity to explore STEM careers that may be otherwise unfamiliar to them and connect with peers…

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We all fall down!

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What goes up must come down: paper airplanes, basketballs, parachutes, leaves falling from the trees, even you. Curious to see if this statement was true, students were given the opportunity to put this concept to the test. Given a multitude of items, students made a hypothesis about which objects would fall and which ones would…

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Computational Thinking In Action

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“Coding is part of what is called computational thinking, and computational thinking is a fundamental set of skills all students need to learn if they want to be prepared for the future real-world challenges they will encounter. This approach to problem solving can help students in all STEM subjects and beyond. Computational thinking involves: Decomposition, Generalization (Pattern…

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Spring Into Action!

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FBR Branch Boys & Girls Club, a new cohort is introduced to LEGO robotics via WeDo 2.0. Many of the new students got wind of the exciting activities happening in robotics club the old fashioned way, through word of mouth. Students were referred to robotics, by their parents and the staff at the Boys and…

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Young Innovators Practice Imaginative Thinking and Teamwork

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This year LET’S GO supported FIRST® LEGO® League teams in three Baltimore City Out-of-School-Time programs: Govan’s Elementary, Lakeland Elementary Middle, and Westport Academy. Our two Baltimore STEM Directors have provided over 75 hours of technical assistance and mentoring to the coaches and team members enabling them to be ready to compete at the upcoming Baltimore…

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Our Youngest Engineers

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 At Govans Elementary School in North East Baltimore, our youngest engineers are working hard!  After-school kindergarten teacher Yvonne Alcuizar says of her students, “My class this year is super energetic and it’s nice to see my students channel their energies to working together in teams of two and learn how to work with one another,…

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How do I know which middle school is the “right fit?”

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Are there advanced academic or STEM opportunities available and accessible to my student? These are some of the questions LET’S GO answered to 4th and 5th grade students and their parents and guardians at the School Choice Workshop on December 11, 2018. With a fantastic turnout of 20 parents and guardians and 16 current 4th…

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Starry Night

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Students at Washington Jesuit Academy created their own masterpieces of art. Instead of using oil paint like Van Gogh, to light up the night sky, students used conductive paint and LED lights. A conductor is any material that allows electricity to flow through it. The conductive paint activity is the last series in the LET’S…

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Mission Mash Up

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When you think of Nike, what comes to mind? Maybe adjectives, such as high quality or expensive, or even their slogan “Just do it.” Companies are not the only ones that benefit from branding. In an interactive workforce development seminar lead by Year Up, students learned the power of branding. After watching a video entitled…

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