Category: STEM / STEAM

  • 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 […]

  • Bug Found in the Latest Version of the Broadsheet Theme

    Bug Found in the Latest Version of the Broadsheet Theme

    UPDATE Sept 10, 2021: Bluehost / WordPress upgraded the theme last night and….it is FIXED! UPDATE Sept 8, 2021: Pro Theme Design told me that they had found the bug and fixed it. We are just waiting for Bluehost / WordPress to install the fix. It may take a few days. Oddly enough….yesterday….I finally purchased, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Disney+ Adds Groupwatch To Watch Movies With Friends and Family

    Disney+ Adds Groupwatch To Watch Movies With Friends and Family

    Today (Sept 29, 2020) Disney + added the capability to watch a movie with friends no matter where they are….as long as the invitees are also Disney+ subscribers. I gave it a quick try this morning, and, even though it is a bit clunky for the first time user, it seems to work. Note: I […]

  • STEM / STEAM: Google Career Certificates

    STEM / STEAM: Google Career Certificates

    Go here to learn more about Google Career Certificates for technically inclined folks who may not have, or do not plan to get, a college degree. Study to be a Data Analyst, Project Manager, UX Designer (User Interface), and IT Support Specialist. Truthfully, I have been enjoying learning Javascript programming using Grasshopper. Being a retired engineer, I have […]

  • Donations to Teachers for Supplies

    Donations to Teachers for Supplies

    If you are a Tracy, CA TEACHER and want to be considered for a donation. Register here. Update August 2020: I stopped doing these donations in 2019, but, now that I can’t visit a classroom to donate STEM / STEAM products…..I am going back to donating $50 to new teachers until a vaccine is ready and […]