Young Inquisitive Minds is a student-run non-profit initiative geared towards fostering scientific exploration and curiosity in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through hands-on STEM activities such as building robots and conducting science experiments, Bay Area students in special education programs are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in extensive STEM learning, inspiring many to pursue STEM careers in the future.
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We work with kids to help them build and code robots of their own.
Through our science activities, students get a glimpse at explosive, visual activities!
Our engineering activities let student's creative juices flow as they build rollercoasters of their dreams and more!
How does OUr program work?
We host daily/weekly sessions for kids in special education in which we work on collective STEM activities such as building robots or conducting science experiments. In doing so, we help with their social skills and their STEM skills. We pride ourselves in our ability to host activities that give students personalized interaction with their corresponded volunteer and the connections that participants build in the process of our sessions.
Join our July 19th session and make fluffy slime with us!
Children will be guided with a step by step procedure using materials such as shampoo and cornstarch in appropriate quantities to create a cool concoction that can provide hours of fun and help increase motor skills.
We are a group of passionate students who hope to better the lives of individuals with disabilities using our collective passion for STEM. We are proud of the lasting impact that we have made on Bay Area students in special education and can't wait to make more!