Top 10 STEM Designs for Your 3D Printer

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math or STEM is the new buzzword in education as all levels of educators press to refocus curriculum suited for tomorrow’s emerging technological workforce. A 3D printer enables teachers to span the entire STEM spectrum with … Read More


YMCA Thingamajig® Invention Convention for STEM

The YMCA is a cause-driven charitable organization here to strengthen the foundation of community in the areas of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Seeing a need to expanding STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, YMCA Senior Vice President … Read More


Using Makey Makey for Active Play & STEM

Recently I was introduced to this awesome little tool called the Makey Makey. This product has become so popular in classrooms, afterschool programs like the YMCA, occupational therapy, and many other industries. With the movie Civil War being so popular, I … Read More


Tips to Start your New MakerSpace

We are all about MakerSpaces here at S&S and have been immersing ourselves in the concepts and ideas surrounding them. We even have a dedicated MakerSpace Shop! I find it fascinating that there are so many options for a MakerSpace and … Read More



Science Projects for Seniors

A science club for senior nursing home residents? What a great idea! I came across an article about health and had to share what I read with our customers! It discusses the award winning program, Science for Seniors, which placed … Read More


DEILAB, A STEM Curriculum, Comes to S&S

Another day, another training. “DEILab is offering a workshop and we want you to come build this tower, and while you’re at it learn about STEM,” they said. “Ugh, math and science,” I said. I wanted the opportunity to create, build, … Read More


Walking the Maker Faire and Getting Inspired

One of the cool aspects of our jobs as Product Managers involves researching new markets. We have been watching the Maker Movement develop over the last couple of years and recently decided to research this movement a bit further. In … Read More