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What about the Weather?

Ava Marie of WBAL-TV discusses her love of meteorology and STEM. She also gives her thoughts on raising children interested in STEM. Follow the Festival on Twitter @mdstemfest, Instagram @mdstem, Facebook @marylandstemfestival and on our website You can e-mail your thou

Archeology in Belize

Heath Bentley, an archaeologist with AmaTerra, discusses STEM activities the excavation project on St George’s Caye in Belize. He talks about how they use elements in the bones to determine the individual’s ancestry. Follow the Festival on Twitter @mdstemfest, Instagram @mdstem, Facebook

Let’s All take a Tech Trek

Kati Townsley, Executive Director, explains how an individual without a STEM background becomes the leader of the Carroll Tech Council. She talks their all-day event known as Tech Trek to showing STEM in Carroll County. al STEM Competition. Follow the Festival on Twitter @mdstemfest, Instagram @mdst

Manatees and Drones

Special Podcast!!-Festival Director talks about the marine animal life of Belize with PhD Candidate Eric Angel Ramos. He discusses his love for manatees and how he uses drones to study them. Follow the Festival on Twitter @mdstemfest, Instagram @mdstem, Facebook @marylandstemfestival and on our webs


Bill Smith discusses his work with the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and the Central Maryland Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association. He describes how the Central Maryland Chapter supports the Festival. Follow the Festival o Check out this episode!

What is Idea Lab Kids?

Cheryl Williams, Director of Business Development, and Tinu Arowojolu, Maryland Franchisee discuss the STEM Enrichment Company, Idea Lab Kids. They discuss their participation in the last year’s STEM Festival last year and their first facility in Maryla Check out this episode!