“Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.” - Mae Jemison, the first African American woman astronaut in space.
Greetings, check out this week's STEM news, events, and activities that will hopefully keep you inspired while socially distanced.
Check out the #SparkofScience Series at The Franklin Institute, where their talented science interpreters show you some of their favorite experiments. You can even do some of these at home. From making your own crystals to learning why we see our breath when it's cold outside, there's no shortage of cool videos to expand your STEM learning.
BGE employees Andy Hedrick (Sr. Master Mechanic) and Bruce Sylvia (Master Mechanic) delivered much needed protective equipment to Mercy Hospital Center in downtown Baltimore in additional efforts to help first responders.
2.) The Field Museum has recently launched a new series of virtual “meet-a-scientist” events taking place on May 13 and May 20 from 3:30 - 4:30pm. These events will include learning about the conservation history in the Calumet region as well as virgin births in captive sharks and rays. Click here or on the flyer above for more information and to register for these events. You can also
click here to be taken directly to the registration form (when prompted for company affiliation, enter 'Exelon').