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STEM in Strange Places

Season 6 | Episode 603 | Length: 27 minutes

If you think science, technology, engineering, and math education are only for the classroom, think again! Parents and educators will be inspired by unique examples of STEM education in action in some very unexpected places...including an elementary school physical education class; and along the banks of our region's creeks and rivers where Girl Scouts take part in a unique program called STREAM Girls. STREAM Girls gives scouts the opportunity to earn badges as they serve as citizen scientists, anglers, and artists, in order to build an appreciation for watershed conservation and the environment.

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Trout Unlimited – STREAM Girls program

Trout Unlimited – Trout in the Classroom program

Trout Unlimited – Outreach & Education

Audubon Naturalist Society – Creek Critters app – Identify small organisms living in local streams to assess the health of the water.

Girl Scouts USA  - Girl Scouts and STEM

Report- Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Downstream -Documentary about threats to watershed quality, produced by Point Park University, in association with WQED.

Montour Elementary School - Brick Makerspace Powered By LEGO Education Solutions

LEGO Education

Brick Model Design – Jason Burik – LEGO artist

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