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Upcoming Events!

  • Nerd Nite Asheville
    Nerd Nite Asheville
    Thu, Jan 11
    Asheville
    Jan 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Asheville, 13 Mystery St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
    Jan 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Asheville, 13 Mystery St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
    Come learn about Life on the Ocean's Surface at Nerd Nite Asheville!
  • Science Storytime @ Cornbread and Roses
    Science Storytime @ Cornbread and Roses
    Sun, Sep 24
    Sylva
    Sep 24, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Sylva, 1294 Savannah Dr, Sylva, NC 28779, USA
    Sep 24, 2023, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Sylva, 1294 Savannah Dr, Sylva, NC 28779, USA
    Join Rubella Wonder for a Science Storytime all about self-acceptance at Cornbread and Roses, Sept 24 at 11am! Stick around after for a fundraiser for CBR's BRAND NEW Trans.Formations Room to support an affirming space for our community!
  • THEM in STEM at Sylva Pride!
    THEM in STEM at Sylva Pride!
    Sat, Sep 09
    Sylva
    Sep 09, 2023, 11:00 PM – 11:05 PM
    Sylva, 76 Railroad Ave, Sylva, NC 28779, USA
    Sep 09, 2023, 11:00 PM – 11:05 PM
    Sylva, 76 Railroad Ave, Sylva, NC 28779, USA
    THEM in STEM will be at the 3rd Annual Sylva Pride THIS SATURDAY, September 9! Join us at Bridge Park in Sylva from 11am-4pm to see what wonderful resources our community has to offer. Stop by the THEM in STEM booth to grab stickers, coloring pages, books, and more!!
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Our Programs

Photo by THEM in STEM: 'SCIENCE STORYTIME with RUBELLA WONDER Join Rubella in person and virtually for FAMILY FAMILY-FRIENDLY science stories, fun ACTIVITIES, engaging STEM LESSONS, and plenty ofCOLORING! @them.instem Explore the natural world through the power of books! @theminstem'. Purple text on rainbow background, book with sparkles

Science Storytime with Rubella Wonder

Have you ever wondered about how the world works? How does a tree grow big and strong in a forest? Do salamanders have secret parties with talent shows? Why we should protect trees in the rainforest? Can scientists be sparkly and colorful?

Well, join our very own sparkly scientist Rubella Wonder to find the answers together through Science Storytimes! Come together to listen to family-friendly stories about the natural world, learn a lesson or two, make a fun craft, and do some coloring!

 

Rubella loves to share the beauty and magic all around us, so join in and together we can make learning fun! Explore the natural world through the power of books!

Photo by THEM in STEM on May 10, 2023. May be a doodle of poster and text that says 'silly stories with syd science! join our MAKE-BELIEVE MASTER Syd Science for lessons on love, acceptance, and being true to yourself! @them.instem'. Purple text on pink/purple pastel background. Astronaut with cat astronaut, purple planet, and starry background. Book open with castle, rainbow, unicorn, and mushrooms. Two pirate parrots with pile of treasure.

Silly Stories with Syd Science

Come listen to some silly stories with our local make-believe master, Syd Science! 

When they're not scouring the seven seas with a band of silly scallywags, Syd loves to share stories of love, acceptance, and embracing your authentic self!

Photo by THEM in STEM on May 10, 2023. May be an image of poster and text that says 'Get GHOSTED! Join us for expert lead firefly walks around Sylva, NC! Marvel aỉ the Blue Ghosis! Face fearsome Femme Fatales! Learn the love languages of lighỉ! @them.instem'. White text on purple/pink background, firefly with light trail behind it

Nighttime Firefly Walks

Our local firefly expert will lead nighttime walks to experience the pure magic of fireflies! Western North Carolina is a hotspot for these beautiful bioluminescent beetles, so come learn about the local diversity, life cycles, behaviors, and biology of fireflies and witness these one-of-a-kind light shows!

... And many more events to come!

 

Based in the idyllic mountain town of Sylva, North Carolina, we will hold community science events in accessible and entertaining settings the community. Keep a lookout for future events to learn science and have a blast!

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