Mother to 3.5 year old Charlie Ph.D. in Learning Sciences
M.S. and B.S in Chemistry Owner of Ryan Education Consulting LLC
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About Stephanie

Dr. Stephanie Ryan, Ph.D. is a chemist, a boy mom, and a social media influencer who enjoys using her background to create superior educational products and content. 

Although an academic at heart, Dr. Stephanie is passionate about learning through play. She can be found helping young kids explore the fascinating world around them.

Over the years, Dr. Stephanie has taught science to all age groups, both in and out of the classroom, helping toddlers learn about their world and college students define theirs. She is an active member of the chemistry education community and is currently a committee member of the International Activities Committee for the Division of Chemical Education.

Dr. Stephanie earned her Ph.D. in the Learning Sciences and her M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Saint Mary’s College.

For great learning activities in the sciences, book recommendations, and more, follow Dr. Stephanie on Instagram at @letslearnaboutscience. 

Appearances

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, appearances are on hold. However, look here for virtual experiences soon!

Podcasts

Papa PhD

From PhD to Consulting Entrepreneur with Stephanie Ryan

https://papaphd.com/from-phd-to-consulting-entrepreneur-with-stephanie-ryan/

That's Cool News

Writing a Children's Book, The Importance of Parents' Engagement, Education Consulting | Stephanie Ryan

https://thatscoolnews.com/episode/31-childrens-book-parents-education/

Chronicles of Nannya

151. Kitchen Science and STEM

https://shows.acast.com/chroniclesofnannya/episodes/kitchen-science-and-stem

Chemistry for Your Life

Chemistry at Home: Vinegar and Baking Soda (with Stephanie Ryan Ph.D.)

https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/episodes/chemistry-at-home-vinegar-and-baking-soda-with-stephanie-ryan-ph-d

Besides the Norm

SCIENCE MONTH Episode 69 Stephanie Ryan (Science Educator)

https://www.spreaker.com/user/btnpodcast/stephanie-ryan-podcast_1

Impact Radio USA

STEPHANIE RYAN - Instagram Science Teacher (2-3-21)

https://pod.co/impact-radio-usa/stephanie-ryan-instagram-science-teacher-2-3-21

Soul Care Mom

Fun Homeschool Activities for the Whole Family

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/soul-care-mom/fun-homeschool-activities-23pWzRiCtTm/

Civil Engineering Vibes

A New Attractive Way to Teach Science and Math by Stephanie Ryan, Ph.D

https://civilengineeringvibes.buzzsprout.com/966943/8637080-a-new-attractive-way-to-teach-science-and-math-by-stephanie-ryan-ph-d

Anisa’s Creative

Anisa's Creative Podcast

https://anchor.fm/anisas-creative-world/episodes/Episode-13--3-fun-Science-Experiments-for-kids-and-some-tips-for-teaching-kids-science-at-home-e126ae2

Momming with Lynn Link

Initiating a LOVE of Science Young & Earth Day Episode

https://anchor.fm/mommingwithlynn/episodes/Initiating-a-LOVE-of-Science-Young--Earth-Day-Episode-evbmj0

Modern Education Movement

Let's Learn About Science with Stephanie Ryan

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-learn-about-science-with-stephanie-ryan/id1533376158?i=1000517900732

Parenting Plus Business

Lets Learn About Science & Parenting!

https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9wYXJlbnRpbmdwbHVzYnVzaW5lc3MubGlic3luLmNvbS9yc3M/episode/NjJhOGY3YzYtNGE1Yy00NDViLWE1ZTktMmMwMmUzMzQwYzhh?hl=en&ved=2ahUKEwjq7b_r8ZDxAhWaaM0KHeULBF4QieUEegQIBhAI&ep=6

Reading With Your Kids

Lets Learn About Science & Parenting!

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-learn-about-chemistry/id1212397705?i=1000525391264

Glow Up Gyrl

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-glow-up-gyrl-73613197/episode/lets-learn-about-chemistry-tips-for-85942332/

Born to Talk Radio Show

https://borntotalkradioshow.com/stephanie-ryan-2/

The Library Laura Podcast

https://www.librarylaurapodcast.com/2021/03/episode-50-lets-learn-about-chemistry.html?m=1

The Morr You Know

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-morr-you-know/the-morr-you-know-8-FK7XVwblJDG/

The Cosmic Companion

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/astronomy-news/teaching-children-science-w-RsNE7j4wthz/

EQ Above IQ

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/eqaboveiq/interview-with-dr-stephanie-XvA2_UwVMnc/

The Love of Literacy

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/for-the-love-of/stem-literacy-with-author-dr-uFRYQZVdo67/

Teaching Matters

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/teaching-matters/putting-the-fun-in-stem-OAT7z6Wm4E9/#episode

Education on Fire

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/education-on-fire/221-lets-learn-about-science-HkgxZW9XYTR/

Chronicles of Nannya

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/chronicles-of-nannya/167-4th-of-july-science-fun-zkJ3cd_KZgN/

Anisa's Creative Podcast

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/anisas-creative/episode-13-3-fun-science-ElceW3Zk4-g/

Parenting Plus Business

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/parenting-plus/lets-learn-about-science-h80X7Dz2FSa/

Kungfu Momma Show

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/kungfu-momma-show/you-can-be-your-childs-BWvDRHsTJzw/

The ClasStars Podcast

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-classtars/episode-109-conversation-LvbKXMlxwjy/

The Parent Equations with Ayesha Murray

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-parent/34-stephanie-ryan-pysB7abHdNR/

Time for Teachership

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/time-for-teachership/54-everybody-can-be-a-QKaNJbLme8s/

Ramble by the River

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/ramble-by-the-river/attraction-chemistry-and-w4F1goSJqj0/

STEAM Powered

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/steam-powered/learning-sciences-and-UaoXy3v-p2_/

Life's Essential Ingredients

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/lifes-essential/ep-39-bringing-chemistry-to-Uwru9bFIAMY/

Underground Antics with Shane Pokroy

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/underground-antics/ep-35-making-science-fun-for-csl5wAUuD84/

Classroom Matters

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/classroom-matters/episode-62-chemistry-for-AFfwYXMtsTI/

The Lisa Fischer Said Podcast

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-lisa-fischer/lisa-talks-fun-with-science-W5aurpEV1Sl/

Reaching Roots for Parents

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/reaching-roots-for/lets-learn-about-science-LaOj0z4_oqx/

The Rad Dad's Show

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-rad-dads-show/234-lets-learn-about-science-RXjcL5G9inV/

Clarity and Purpose

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/clarity-purpose/creating-young-chemists-I0WQMp2lA78/

The Feminist Agenda

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/the-feminist-agenda/episode-12-stephanie-on-M456b-Lcna8/

Determine Our Future

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/determine-our-future/episode-55-stem-with-kids-VqypdLWx3K6/

Fearless Parenting

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/fearless-parenting/83-interview-w_dr-ryan-jnPN4Wo-Kqb/

 

Television

Fox 17

West Michigan How to make science experiments fun for kids

 

https://www.fox17online.com/morning-mix/how-to-make-science-fun-for-kids-with-experiments

WTMJ The Morning Blend

Let's Learn About Chemistry! A new science book for children

 

https://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/lets-learn-about-chemistry

Good Day Sacramento KMAX

New Kids' Chemistry Book!

 

https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/5353751-new-kids-chemistry-book/

Good Day Sacramento KMAX

Science with Dr. Ryan

 

https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/video/5292077-science-with-dr-ryan/

Earth Day Science Activities

Earth Day Science Activities

 

https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/video/5516470-earth-day-science-activities/

WTVR Virginia This Morning

Conducting fun, at-home experiments

 
 

https://www.wtvr.com/on-air/virginia-this-morning/conducting-fun-at-home-experiments

SA Live

SA Live is the top-rated local afternoon variety show that features all the things that make living in San Antonio and South Texas great!

 
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_WjOcMAPd8

 
Press

Newspaper/Online News

Carmel author donates chemistry book for kids to Head Start

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2020/06/14/carmel-author-donates-chemistry-book-for-kids-to-head-start/

Authors on STEM and Accelerated Learning: An "In Conversation" with Stephanie Ryan and Jenny Woodman

https://mindbuckmedia26.medium.com/authors-on-stem-and-accelerated-learning-e87c5d40d4bd

Carmel author pens chemistry book for toddlers

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/

Local Phd Topped #1 for New Releases in Children's Chemistry Books

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/

Enriching Education: Let’s Learn about Science

https://www.sixthbloom.com/teaching-your-children-to-love-science-through-hands-on-experiments/

Four Science Experiments to Try at Home with Kids

https://michiganmamanews.com/2021/01/25/four-science-experiments-to-try-at-home-with-kids/

Teaching Your Children To Love Science Through Hands-On Experiments

https://www.sixthbloom.com/teaching-your-children-to-love-science-through-hands-on-experiments/

Science Experiments for Kids at Home: Four-to-Six-Year Olds

https://www.lovinglivinglancaster.com/science-experiments-for-kids-at-home/

Instagram Account Offers Fun STEM Activities for Kids to Beat Summer Boredom

https://www.californiaherald.com/instagram-account-offers-fun-stem-activities-for-kids-to-beat-summer-boredom/

Popular Children’s Science Educator Stephanie Ryan’s Book Finalist in 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

https://www.ktvn.com/story/44026618/popular-childrens-science-educator-stephanie-ryans-book-finalist-in-15th-annual-national-indie-excellence-awards

A Math and Science Expert is Looking Back At You In The Mirror

https://cyberparent.com/education/teaching-children-math-science/

Popular Children’s Science Educator Stephanie Ryan’s Book Finalist in Next Generation Indie Book Awards

https://www.rfdtv.com/story/44018174/popular-childrens-science-educator-stephanie-ryans-book-finalist-in-next-generation-indie-book-awards

At-Home Science Projects For Your Preschoolers

https://parentology.com/watch-fun-at-home-science-experiments-for-preschoolers/

Transform Your Home into Your Children’s Mini Science Laboratory

https://sanfrancisco.momcollective.com/parenting/transform-your-home-into-your-childrens-mini-science-laboratory/

Turn Your Home into a Science Laboratory

https://sanfrancisco.momcollective.com/mom-life/turn-your-home-into-a-science-laboratory/

Carmel author donates chemistry book for kids to Head Start

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2020/06/14/carmel-author-donates-chemistry-book-for-kids-to-head-start/

Authors on STEM and Accelerated Learning: An "In Conversation" with Stephanie Ryan and Jenny Woodman

https://mindbuckmedia26.medium.com/authors-on-stem-and-accelerated-learning-e87c5d40d4bd

Carmel author pens chemistry book for toddlers

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/

Local Phd Topped #1 for New Releases in Children's Chemistry Books

https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/

Super Fun Father’s Day Science Experiments

https://parentology.com/super-fun-fathers-day-science-experiments/

Yahoo Lifestyle: Five Tips Teaching Kids Science (link coming soon)

Michigan Mama News:
4 Science Experiments to Try at Home with Kids (link coming soon)

Parentology:
At-Home Science Projects For Your Preschoolers (link coming soon)

Carmel author donates chemistry book for kids to Head Start https://www.youarecurrent.com/2020/06/14/carmel-author-donates-chemistry-book-for-kids-to-head-start/ 

Authors on STEM and Accelerated Learning: An "In Conversation" with Stephanie Ryan and Jenny Woodman https://mindbuckmedia26.medium.com/authors-on-stem-and-accelerated-learning-e87c5d40d4bd

Carmel author pens chemistry book for toddlers  https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/

Local Phd Topped #1 for New Releases in Children's Chemistry Books https://www.youarecurrent.com/2019/08/08/carmel-author-pens-chemistry-book-for-toddlers/ 

Blog

Blogs

Codejammies: https://codejammies.com/2020/11/21/stem-up-s2-stephanie-ryan/index.html?fbclid=IwAR2ObMPal45QlqrAexIYlVPA0YtYiQRdpsyhU19ZR6gCHFMblm5ZyfQYO7M

Pretty Opinionated Blog: 5 Tips to Take the Scary Out of Science for Parent-Teachers Everywhere: https://www.prettyopinionated.com/2021/01/take-scary-out-of-science-parent-teachers/ 

1 Million Women in STEM: Stephanie Ann Cunningham Ryan: https://www.1mwis.com/profiles/Stephanie-Ann-Cunningham-Ryan

The MomKing Blog: 5 STEM Children's Books That Will Make Your Kids Love Science (link coming soon)

San Francisco Moms: Link and title coming soon

PLOS SciComm: Stephanie Ryan: My Journey from Science Fan to Children's Book Author  https://scicomm.plos.org/2020/05/18/stephanie-ryan-my-journey-from-science-fan-to-childrens-book-author/

Awards

Nominated for the LITTLE PEEPS Book Awards for Early Readers Long List, 2020 (Winner not yet announced)

Book

Let's Learn about Chemistry is available as a board book and as an ebook. The ebook has been heavily discounted to make science available to everyone!

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