Introducing... STEAMTeam 5 Chronicles: Mystery of the Haunted Cider Mill on Amazon!
It's almost Halloween, and Ariana Artist and the other members of STEAMTeam 5 set out to solve the mystery surrounding the Old Cider Mill, where something terrible happened long ago, and legends say it's been haunted by a tortured spirit for 150 years! Get ready for spine-tingling chills and unexpected twists in this Halloween tale that has all the makings of a timeless, autumn classic.
Order STEAMTeam 5: The Beginning on Amazon!
Our first book is available in hardcover, softcover, and Kindle on Amazon now! Looking for eBooks, kits for educators, and fun STEAMTeam® merchandise? Shop here!
"Doing Science on Paula Sands Live!
We had a great time "doing science" on Paula Sands Live! Check out these fun experiments that we did with her and during our school visits! Follow these instructions for Making Elephant Toothpaste, Building Newton's Car, and Creating a Storm in a Jar!
Our Kickstarter for Book #2, STEAMTeam 5: Mystery at Makerspace, was successfully funded!
We're printing it now, and it will be available for purchase this month! Thank you to all of our fans who helped make it happen!
STEAMTeam 5 at the United Nations!
We were honored to be asked to speak at the 3rd Annual Women & Girls in Science forum at the United Nations.
STEAMTEAM 5: THE BEGINNING
STEAMTEAM 5: The Beginning is a children’s book that tells the story of five amazing girls who use science, technology, engineering, art, and math to do amazing things.
But this is much more than just a book. It’s the beginning of a movement to attract girls to careers in STEM/STEAM. This book is the first volume of a fictional universe built around these characters, designed to grow so that they can serve as ongoing role models for young girls.
Watch this video to learn why we launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund this first book last Summer.
Girl Scout Leaders, request a review copy of the book and a free Troop Activity Kit.
Our Young STEAMTeam 5 Fans
Our STEAMTeam 5 Backstory
When my daughter was born, like many parents, my wife and I were concerned about what the world would look like when she grows up. Will there even BE jobs? We decided to take the responsibility upon ourselves to make sure she was prepared for any possible future.
“Science, technology, engineering, and math” — STEM. It’s all you hear about these days. But I soon became painfully aware of the shortage of STEM/STEAM role models and stories aimed specifically at young girls.
I work from home and have the flexibility to take an active role in my daughter’s education. From a very early age, we’ve taught her to ask lots of questions, solve problems creatively, build things, use computers, and have a blast while doing it!
I’m taking the opportunity to teach her self-reliance and empowerment through directed playtime. When we play with her Barbies, I weave in stories in which the dolls used STEAM “superpowers” to do cool stuff, like rescuing animals, solving problems, inventing products, and starting companies. My daughter no longer asks to play dolls; she asks “Can we play Company?”
Whenever my wife or I mention these stories to parents, their eyes light up, and they want to know how they could get these stories for their own kids.
My long-time friend and business partner, Pam Metivier, is a gifted writer and online marketer extraordinaire. We started a new company to write and launch STEAMTEAM 5 so that parents everywhere can inspire their daughters with great role models.
Our mission is to make STEAMTEAM 5 a household name among parents. Our book, “The Beginning,” is just that. Pam and I welcome you to join us on this mission!
— Greg Helmstetter
Our STEAMTeam 5 Characters
© Copyright 2018 MONSOON PUBLISHING, LLC. All rights reserved.
STEAMTeam® is a registered trademark of Monsoon Publishing, LLC.