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STEM Corner: Check out STEM You Can!

Sabina London was inspired to spearhead a program to encourage elementary-age girls to learn about STEM when she was just a sophomore in high school. After reaching out to friends and teachers, and ultimately acquiring grant support and non-profit status, her efforts culminated in 95 free STEM camps and school programs in 17 states within just 5 years. The fact that the programs are youth-led is just one of the extraordinary things about this unique organization. Hands-on activities explore engineering, rocketry, global warming and its consequences, electricity, and future career choices. The program initially was offered to girls only but now includes boys.

Read the article in the New York Times about Sabina’s journey, then see if there is a free STEM program in your state at the STEM You Can! website.

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