Category: STEM / STEAM

  • STEM / STEAM: Sony A8G 4k TV Randomly Losing WiFi Connection

    STEM / STEAM: Sony A8G 4k TV Randomly Losing WiFi Connection

    This past month, or two, our Sony A8G TV randomly started losing WiFi connectivity. I think it may be the recent updates, but, I have no way of proving that. If this happens while watching a movie……it SUCKS, as I have to reboot the TV (that is power it off AND disconnect the power cord) […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Learning WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

    STEM / STEAM: Learning WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE)

    UPDATE May 29, 2022: All three of my sites are now FSE. 🙂 Full Site Editing (FSE) is going to change how I use themes on WordPress. In addition, it will allow me to return ForCarol.org / ForCarol.com to WordPress.com, since I will have a….self-designed….”theme” that does everything I need it to do……and more. 🙂 […]

  • STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope

    STEM / STEAM: James Webb Space Telescope

    On Christmas Day, December 25, 2021 at 4:20 AM PST, the James Webb Space Telescope will launch a new era in space exploration. The telescope successfully launched in Christmas Day 2021: With far superior technology than the aging Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope will be able to see far into the past…almost […]

  • Callie Rodriguez: NASA’s First Woman to Explore the Moon

    Callie Rodriguez: NASA’s First Woman to Explore the Moon

    Using graphic novels and augmented and virtual reality technology, NASA introduces us to Callie Rodriguez, the first woman to explore the moon. With the upcoming Artemis program liftoff, NASA will, be sending a woman of color to the moon, these stories lead up to that occasion. I grabbed this description from the “First Woman” web […]

  • STEM / STEAM: How COVID-19 Vaccines Were Created

    STEM / STEAM: How COVID-19 Vaccines Were Created

    Here is a very instructive video by Dr. Elizabeth Wayne, Biomedical Engineer, and Kaitlyn Sadtler, PhD, Regenerative Tissue Engineer, describing how mRNA technology COVID-19 vaccines were created so quickly. Go here for more TED-Ed videos. I’ll try to grab more STEM / STEAM related videos moving forward for ForCarol.com, Inc. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math […]

  • NASA’S MARS ROVER PERSEVERANCE LANDS on MARS

    NASA’S MARS ROVER PERSEVERANCE LANDS on MARS

    Yesterday, 2/18/2021, was a historic day in the search for life on Mars as NASA’s newest Mars Rover, Perseverance, successfully landed on Mars after launching on July 30, 2020. Here is the first picture sent back to NASA from Perseverance. I grabbed this from the NASA blog, here. Many more will follow from cameras with […]

  • “Radioactive” Movie Review

    “Radioactive” Movie Review

    Marie Sklodowska (Rosamund Pike) was a brilliant scientist living and working in 1893 Paris, after leaving her home in Poland. She wanted to learn science from the best scientists, and was well on her way to making a name for herself in the scientific community. Unfortunately, the thinking back then was that women need to […]

  • Amanda Gorman Poet Laureate

    Amanda Gorman Poet Laureate

    Amanda Gorman, our National Poet Laureate, January 20, 2021 at the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris (and, yes, I’m a joyful warrior!). Awesome Inspiring Breathtaking Drive Safe! Never Forget A reminder that science, technology, engineering, art, and math rock! STEM/STEAM

  • STEM / STEAM: How the Pfizer COVID 19 Vaccine Works (mRNA)

    STEM / STEAM: How the Pfizer COVID 19 Vaccine Works (mRNA)

    Science is real and the latest result of some really cool science, and lots of really smart STEM / STEAM people, is a vaccine for the coronavirus. That vaccine has just shipped and is now being injected in front line workers and nursing home residents so they will be protected against the COVID-19 coronavirus. In […]