Invite-a-Friend and Win! Join GSUSA’s effort to build 1500 new troops nationwide. From November 15th to December 15th, any registered adult member […]
Behind the Scenes at EA Games
Last summer, EA teamed with Girls Who Code to create a summer program for future game developers. Girls who participated in the […]
Girl Scouts hosts First Lego League Qualifier Challenge
On January 31, 2016, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM), hosted a First Lego League Qualifier Competition, Trash Trek, at its Seton […]
Women in STEAM Festival Wrap-Up
On November 14th, over 100 girls and their parents flooded the halls of GSCM’s Urban Program and STEM Center for the first […]
Explore careers in STEAM at GSCM
STEAM is Science, Technology, Engineering, Math + ART and it is everywhere! Did you know that there is a lot of chemistry […]
STEM Event at APG Draws Over 500 Local Scouts
More than 500 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts from surrounding states gathered at Shore Park on APG North (Aberdeen) for the […]
Meet Stephanie, the new STEM Specialist at GSCM!
Hello, my name is Stephanie and I am the new STEM Specialist at GSCM. If you and your girls like robots, stars and planets, […]
Design the Lights for a Tree on the White House Lawn!
The National Parks Service and Google’s girl-focused coding website, Made W/ Code, are partnering together this holiday season to help girls around […]
Get Your Tool Belts Ready–GoldieBlox are Now Available in the “STEM is Fun!” Program Bin!
Did you know that GSCM has GoldieBlox sets as a part of the new “STEM is Fun” kits? We sat down with […]
…a social media innovator said.
“Failure is part of discovering the problem you need to be working on. If, as an entrepreneur, you are afraid to fail or to admit the failure of your efforts, then you completely lose any chance at being able to adapt and succeed at finding the problem that needs solving.” —Caterina Fake Entrepreneur and Social Media Innovator who co-founded Flickr, Hunch.com and Findery.
…a space geologist said.
“Space exploration was my passion from a very young age, and I knew I wanted to be a part of it. I would dream and design space colonies while sitting atop the roof of my family’s home in Argentina.” —Adriana Ocampo Space geologist who explores solar system objects like planets, comets and asteroids for NASA
…a nobel prize winner said.
“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” —Marie Curie Physicist and chemist
…a molecular biologist said.
“The goal of scientists is you hope that the thing you’re working on is bigger than the thing you’re pipetting into that tube at the moment.” —Bonnie Bassler Molecular Biologist who is nicknamed “the Bacteria Whisperer” for her work discovering how bacteria communicate
…an engineer said.
“Today engineering really is a boys’ club, and I don’t fit in…but, I believe that our little girls will.” – Debbie Sterling Engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers
STEM Patch Spotlight: Chesapeake Bay Today
All throughout the month we will be showing you fun experiments that you can do at home and introducing you to STEM […]
…an actress said.
“Most of the time I liked school and got good grades. In junior high, though, I hit a stumbling block with math—I used to come home and cry because of how frustrated I was! But after a few good teachers and a lot of perseverance, I ended up loving math and even chose it as a major when I got to college.” —Danica McKellar Mathematician, writer and actress