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Here at ThinkFun we work very hard to find the smartest, most innovative game inventors around. The goal is definitely to make a fun product, but it’s just as important to us that there’s a learning component – that kids develop critical thinking skills during their play, whether they’re aware of it or not. One of those inventors is Mark Engelberg, a former NASA programmer and current educator who was recently featured on GettingSmart.com.

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September 25, 2015
Andrew Bennet

Drew Bennett Guest-Writes: 7 STEM TV Shows To Inspire Your Daughter

Girls & STEM, STEM

Have you ever heard anyone say that there are no good science role models on TV for girls? Those people have never seen some of the shows that we watch in our house. These shows that I talk about below inspire my daughter, and son, to get creative outside of simply watching. So here are seven TV shows that are great inspirations for STEM for girls (and boys).

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August 18, 2015
MacKenzie Masten

A Push For Girls in STEM Careers

Girls & STEM

Historically, STEM careers have been heavily male-dominated. Out of the 50 most Googled scientists in history, only 3 are women. A consequence of this disparity is that young women lack role models in STEM career fields, which makes encouraging or inspiring them to walk that path all the more difficult.  

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