This past Sunday, STEM Kids Rock had an awesome STEM outreach with First Robotics Canada's Team MineKee! We arrived early Sunday morning to the amazing 12th Annual Cornell Community Picnic hosted by the Cornell Residence's Association. This incredible picnic is both the longest and the largest resident run picnic in the City if Markham. Each year, they have over two thousand people attend, with tons of activities for families. It was great to showcase both the STEM Kids Rock'
My passion for Space Engineering started when I was just 10 years old, building my first LEGO Mindstorm robots at school. I told my parents all about it, and they were so supportive of it they immediately got me Arduino Uno microcontrollers and a Raspberry Pi mini computer. All I dreamed about for years was being able to put one of my robots into space. Fast forward 10 years, and now I’m at York University studying Space Engineering! I spend my days going to lectures, labs, a
June 8 was an early day, up at 5:30 am and heading to a bus leaving from a hotel off Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto that was going to the Tamarack Adventure Centre in Bracebridge, ON, Canada. This wasn’t any hotel, this was where hundreds of refugees have been living and about 20 of the girls would be joining another 125 girls in grades 5 – 8 at a magical place called CAMP ENGIES! Camp Engies is founded by Cassondra Fonseca, P.Eng. and Queen's University graduate who is a Proj