4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative

4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative

Strap on those thinking caps folks because STEM Scouts is inviting you to experience a world of investigation, microscopic sights, stop-motion video reels, and experiments that’ll have your noggins reeling – all in the comfort of your own home (or home laboratory for you scientists!).

STEM Scouts is engaging its fans and followers on Facebook and Twitter with a new social campaign that has Scouts delving into science, technology, engineering, and math in unique and fascinating ways. The campaign encourages Scouts to participate by taking on the posted challenges, commenting on their experience and sharing them with their friends and family on social media.

Check out the four hashtags below for the full scoop on the cool activities heading your way on the STEM Scouts Facebook and Twitter.

  1. #Shape: When you see this hashtag, get ready for inspiring science quotes, interesting statistics, and facts that’ll have you looking at the world in a different perspective.
  2. #Tinker: Posts with this hashtag feature short-form videos or infographics of experiments that you can watch before you experiment for yourself.
  3. #Explore:  This hashtag encourages fans to engage with other Scouts by discussing open-ended questions and sharing their opinions.
  4. #Make: When you catch this hashtag, you’ll discover artistic stop-motion videos that explain STEM topics in quick, easy-to-understand clips with a major wow-factor.

Want to jump in right now? Scroll through the experiments, factoids, photos, and videos below to see what you can explore today.

STEM Scouts aren’t the kind to stand idly by and wait for someone else to do it. We #make it happen. Today, we’re using stop-motion to bring #LEGOs to life. What can you make? #STEMScoutsMake

Posted by STEM Scouts on Wednesday, September 16, 2015

We’re tinkering with milk, dish soap and food coloring today. That’s all you need to perform this mesmerizing science…

Posted by STEM Scouts on Wednesday, September 9, 2015

What is this a photo of?STEM Scouts see the world just a little differently. They view everything with heightened…

Posted by STEM Scouts on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Edwin Hubble was an American astronomer famous for the observation that the universe is ever-expanding. You may…

Posted by STEM Scouts on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

 

Join the fun by liking and following STEM Scouts on Facebook and Twitter and then learn more about how you can participate in tons more STEM activities on stemscouts.org.

 

Hayley Cordaro

Hayley Cordaro is a communications specialist at the Boy Scouts of America. She loves sharing inspiring success stories and uncovering new ways volunteers and employees can make the most of their Scouting experience. If you have story ideas or questions, reach out to us at communications@scouting.org.

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4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative
4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative
4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative
4 Hashtags Inspiring STEM Scouts to Get Creative