The Maker Mom sponsors monthly #STEMchats on Twitter designed to bring parents, educators and STEM professionals together to share resources and ideas to raise STEM-loving kids.

Moderated by Kim Moldofsky and a panel of people in the know, the chats are lively, informative and engaging. Click here for tips on how to follow along.

Too busy to keep track of Twitter chats? Sign up here to receive a monthly email notification a day or so before it takes place. You’ll also receive a link to the previous month’s recap and links to top posts from The Maker Mom.

Complete this form if you’d like to be #STEMchat panelist. Contact Kim Moldofsky to suggest topics or sponsors for #STEMchat.

Chats take place on Twitter from 9:00 – 10:00 PM Eastern Time unless otherwise noted.

Sponsored by KitHub
January 21, 2016

ThinkFunGifts That Keep on Giving (Knowledge)
Sponsored by ThinkFun
November 12, 2o15

#SayTKU: Looking Back and Paying it Forward in STEM with Bayer
October 15, 2015

Back to School with STEM with Texas Instruments
September 24, 2015

Alcoa Foundation, presenting sponsor of the 2015 WorldSkills TeamSTEM in Manufacturing
Sponsored by SkillsUSA and Alcoa Foundation
July 16, 2015

ThinkFunInspiring the Engineer in Every Child
Sponsored by ThinkFun
June 30, 2015

SciGirlsCitizen Science with SciGirls
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Basic CMYKHands-First STEM Fun
Sponsored by Purell Hand Sanitizer
Thursday, May 7, 2015

PhysicsPocketLab logo for #STEMchat on TheMakerMom.com and Sensors and Robotics, Oh My!
Sponsored by PocketLab
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist ChallengeApplying Science to Everyday Life
 with the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
Thursday, March 5, 2015

GP-logo-25283-2529Engineering sponsored by Georgia-Pacific
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Project-Based STEM Learning

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Back to School STEM
Sponsored by Texas Instruments
September 16, 2014

Kids and Science with The Kitchen Pantry Scientist
August 26, 2014

Marine Science and Animal Care Careers

Featuring Expert Ken Ramirez from Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.
April 29, 2014 2:00 – 2:30 PM Eastern on G+
Details. Summary.


Science Fun
Sponsored by Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge
April 8, 2014

Our first #STEMchatOnAir!
A Mom’s-eye View of 3 Popular Robotics Leagues for Kids
for National Robotics Week.

March 25, 2014 2:00 – 2:30 PM ET

Women’s History Month: A STEM Perspective
Sponsored by Georgia-Pacific
March 18, 2014

Girls in Engineering: 
Middle School to Career
Sponsored by DiscoverE (formerly National Engineers Week)
February 19, 2014

Computer Science Education
December 12, 2013

November 12, 2013

Texas Instruments Back-to-School STEM
Sponsored by Texas Instruments Education Technology
September 17, 2013

Citizen Science
July 15, 2013

Recreational Math
Sponsored by Bedtime Math Foundation
June 25, 2013

April 11, 2013

World Water Day
March 19, 2013

Girls and Engineering
February 20, 2013
Sponsored by National Engineers Week

#STEM Resolutions
January 8, 2013
in partnership with Illinois Science Council

Hack-y Holidays
December 6, 2012
Sponsored by littleBits

Tweens and Engineering
Sponsored by Design Squad Nation
November 13, 2012

Libraries as MakerSpaces with the American Library Association
October 23, 2012

How to Raise Kids Who Love Math
Sponsored by Texas Instruments Education Technology
September 20, 2012

How to Raise Kids Who Love Science
August 21, 201
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