STEM NEWS

February 26, 2019

We had a great day. Huge shout out to the Master Gardeners – Megan, Myles, and Susan for leading a fun session again. Special thanks to Meg for graciously offering her time again.  Also thanks to Sue and Nikki for tending to the plants mid-week. Thanks to the owners of...

July 11, 2017

The spring session of the STEM gardening class concluded on 6/11. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend, so thank you to Master Gardener, Mary for providing me with an overview of the class. The other Master Gardener from this session was Megan, who helped to lead th...

June 6, 2017

This week’s JerseySTEM's STEM Gardening Class was all about harvesting vegetables and learning about the impact of bugs on plants. The Master Gardeners (MGs) this week were Nell and Diane.

First, the students, as always, made observations about the garden. They observed...

June 2, 2017

On Friday, May 26, fifteen girls in grades 2-5 joined the Great Swamp Watershed Association in a hands-on lesson about testing the water quality of the area's rivers and streams.  Streams feeding the Great Swamp form the headwaters of the Passaic River, water source to...

May 31, 2017

Q: What did one hurricane say to another hurricane? A: I've got my eye on you - Master Gardeners Hugh and Mary began the session with enticing jokes that fascinated the kids.

Feeling comfortable and entertained, the kids joined in and shared their own jokes. In the wor...

May 25, 2017

Hello All,

I had a great opportunity to assist with the STEM Gardening class today. It was a pleasure to see the children, the Master Gardeners, Megan and Claire, and the parents so involved and enjoying themselves. 

The overarching theme of the class was the mainte...

May 19, 2017

We had another good day at the STEM Garden class. Thanks to our Master Gardeners, Claire and Mike for coming fully prepared and imparting all the knowledge to our students and parents.

Lessons for this class: Observe beds, Soil and Air Temperature and Compost.

We be...

May 9, 2017

We had another great class this week where the focus of the lesson was seeds. Many thanks to our Master Gardeners, Susan and Diane who kept the children engaged throughout our session.

Students observed a variety of seeds with different properties, including: avocado, c...

April 24, 2017

We had an absolutely wonderful class today. The weather was perfect. The kids had a great time and were engaged throughout the class. We had six kids in attendance (ranging from six years old to eleven years old). One of our students could not make it today but will be...

April 17, 2017

Saturday March 11, 2017, two members of the JerseySTEM Water Filter Builder Team participated in a Filter  Construction Challenge hosted by American Water Works association in Edison, NJ.  Two high school juniors from JerseySTEM designed and constructed a 5-gallon wate...

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