Iridescent’s mission is to empower the world’s underrepresented young people, especially girls, through engineering and technology to become innovators and leaders. Iridescent accomplishes this by creating and delivering powerful science, engineering and technology education to help underprivileged young people develop curiosity, creativity and perseverance. Since 2006, more than 101,000 children, parents, mentors, and educators in our global programming
Curiosity Machine, one of Iridescent‘s programs, is a platform that educators can use to engage younger students and parents to develop problem-solving skills through STEM project-based family learning experiences. Their library has over 90 design challenges focusing on AI, biomimcry, civil engineering and more. Each design challenge asks children to solve a real world problem through use of a hands-on, project based learning model.