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February 25, 2021
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

Six Facts about Dr. Charles Drew - From Athlete to America's Blood Bank Hero

Every two seconds, a blood transfusion is required in the United States, yet few know the incredible person behind the lifesaving uses of donated blood. Dr. Charles Richard Drew was one of the 20th century’s most important scientists who started as a leader in sports! As a surgeon and pioneer in the preservation of life-saving blood plasma, he discovered the method for its long-term storage and organized America's first large-scale blood bank. Learn more about this African American medical legend!

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February 18, 2021
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

Fun Facts About the Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson

If you’ve seen the 2016 film Hidden Figures, you know these women were American mathematicians whose work as National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) employees was critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights. Not only were they superhuman computers, they were Girl Scout Leaders, Silver Snoopy Award winners, and have a namesake on the moon! Check out the fun facts below about these mathematical legends!

 

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February 10, 2021
Fun & Informative

Career Focused Valentine's Cards For You To Share With Your Special Someone

If you love your future career why shouldn't it play a part in your Valentine's greetings? Just for those future doctors, lawyers, astronauts, engineers, and more, here are valentines you can download to send to your favorite people.

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February 9, 2021
Experiential Learning

Inspire Your Future Engineer with the Scratch Coding Challenge

Welcome to the Envision Family Lab: Scratch Coding Challenge! This is your child’s chance to dive into the fascinating world of computer coding—they will peek behind the content they see on their devices every day and learn about the language that brings everything from games to online news to life.

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February 4, 2021
Influencers, Innovators and Inspiration

Five Facts About the Late, Great George Carruthers

George Robert Carruthers (October 1, 1939–December 26, 2020) was an African-American inventor, physicist, engineer, and space scientist. Carruthers is most well-known for his contributions to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Apollo 16 mission. Although a brilliant man with multiple scientific accomplishments, his academic success was not immediate.