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Girls Get Science in the news!

So you thought we were asleep on this blog ... Nope. We were wide awake the whole time trying to go out into the world and make a difference that would be worth blogging about. So here's something. On Nov. 2, we held our sixth-ever Girls Get Science event. This is a parent-daughter event for [...]

By |November 22nd, 2013|Classes, Events, Featured, Girls, NASA, robots, STEM|Comments Off on Girls Get Science in the news!

Rube Goldberg machine created by our summer campers!

Our summer camps (you can still sign up!) feature lots of classes we don't offer during the year, including Crazy Contraptions! One of the contraptions our campers make is a Rube Goldberg machine. This one is quite involved! As you can see from the instructor's description below, the campers who created this machine used marbles, [...]

By |June 22nd, 2013|Girls, LEGO Robotics, robots, Summer Camps|Comments Off on Rube Goldberg machine created by our summer campers!

Girls Get Science!

  One of the most fun things about working for The Great Adventure Lab is all the great people we get to meet! Now we want to share some with you! On the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16, we are hosting our first-ever Girls Get Science event for parents and the girls in [...]

By |November 4th, 2011|Events, Girls, NASA, STEM|Comments Off on Girls Get Science!

Wanted: more girls for our robotics and STEM classes!

  [Girls] were  just as much (if not more) enthusiastic, driven, high energy, excited, and even took charge of the boys. -- Will Hale, who's in charge of teacher training and curriculum development, talking about the level of participation of girls and boys in his recent Robo Challenge and Young Engineers classes.   [...]

By |September 13th, 2011|Girls, LEGO Robotics, math, STEM|Comments Off on Wanted: more girls for our robotics and STEM classes!

Girls, STEM and The Great Adventure Lab

We haven’t done as well as we could to encourage young people to go into STEM jobs – particularly women – which inhibits American innovation. - Acting Secretary of Commerce Dr. Rebecca Blank, as quoted in the Commerce Dept. press release announcing its new report, Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation.   Part [...]

By |August 4th, 2011|Girls, LEGO Robotics, STEM|Comments Off on Girls, STEM and The Great Adventure Lab