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Thank you to everyone that participated, shared, followed and/or liked deSTEMber. Your support and enthusiasm for 31 days of hands-on STEM fun is truly appreciated!

If you missed an activity, don't worry you can find everything on www.destember.org! Girlstart will continue to add activities, resources, fun facts and more to our Facebook , Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine communities and don't miss our Weekly Hands-on Wednesday Blog.

Just around the corner on Monday, January 12th - Summer Camp and our annual Girls In STEM Conference registrations open! Details can be found at www.girlstart.org.

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Dream Big

What better way to start the New Year than by thinking about your goals and dreams! When coming up with dreams and goals, we not only need to think big, but also think about the steps it will take to get there. Explore the exciting possibilities of your future as you make a puzzle to piece together your goals and dreams. Then, write a letter to yourself to remember your goals and dreams later on!

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National Baking Soda Day

Lava Flow

Have a blast exploring volcanic eruptions! Create your own volcano and watch the 'lava' flow. Try this experiment several times and change variables to see if you can get different results.

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Jumping Jack Bee

Explore the physical characteristics of a bee, dragonfly, or butterfly as you engineer a simple machine to make your insect’s wings move up and down as if it were flying.

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Download and print your bug template here: http://media2.handmadecharlotte.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/template.pdf

*Activity courtesy of Handmade Charlotte

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