Curiosity Cube Inspires Hands-On STEM Exploration

By Tamara Hudgins, Girlstart
Apr 27, 2017 9:30 AM ET

Be brave, creative, and curious: that’s what we say at Girlstart every day. We hope to inspire girls to make this their personal goal, because we believe that these three traits are vital to nurturing tomorrow’s STEM workforce. Everything that we do is designed to foster interest and excitement in STEM studies, majors, and careers. MilliporeSigma—a long-time partner and supporter of our programs—demonstrates this same belief through its science education efforts, aimed at inspiring curiosity in the next generation of scientists. In the past, the company helped to fund our summer camp and after-school programs, including new programs for high-need Round Rock schools.

MilliporeSigma’s newest initiative—the Curiosity Cube™—is right in line with our mission, and brings STEM exploration and innovation directly to communities around the world, particularly those that might not have such a great resource readily available. With a range of hands-on STEM activities for all ages, the Curiosity Cube—a 22x10-foot retrofitted shipping container turned mobile science lab—connects children to STEM concepts and ideas, fostering their interest in further STEM exploration.

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