OUR STORIES

OUR STORIES

Project Exploration provides a variety of innovative science-related programs to ensure access and equity for students who may not normally be engaged by traditional schooling.  This year PE expanded programming by offering an all boys program as well as high school programs.

OUR EVENTS

OUR EVENTS

Girl’s Heath and Science Day 2016 presented by Project Exploration brought nearly 150 elementary-age girls to the University of Chicago campus for a day of health and wellness.  The students participated in information workshops that covered topics such as sexual identity, self defense, healthy eating and your digital footprint.

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OUR TEAM

Our diverse team brings a combination of various skills, experiences and expertise to supporting the development, delivery, implementation and evaluation of programs.  Bringing together a range of backgrounds this team works collaboratively to achieve the common goal of meeting students where they are and bringing high quality, hands on science programs.

Winter “Wine”derland!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Project Exploration is thrilled to partner with Vin Chicago a family run operation that has been selling wine since 1934, who will be providing a fine selection of wines for a relaxing evening of classical music and selection of appetizers. In addition, Vin Chicago has curated a wonderful selection of wines that you can walk away with.

Garam Kim, Neuroscientist, Violinist and PE Board Member

Garam Kim, Neuroscientist, Violinist and PE Board Member

We also invite you to meet our newest board member and accomplished Violinist Garam Kim. Garam has performed as concerto soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. She will be our lead performer.

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OUR MISSION

Project Exploration empowers and mentors underrepresented youth through science, technology and engineering out-of-school-time experiential programs led by university students and skilled professionals.

News

FALL-ing for the Sisters at Ariel

"The first month at Sisters4Science has been so fun! We made ice cream, invented our own planets with organisms, and spent a day embracing fall..."

Stayin’ Alive

This October, students at Austin College and Career Academy learned what it means to be alive, growing and adapting! We studied how plants grow from a seed.

Sweet Science!

Can jelly beans be used to build a structure?! Sisters4Science found out last week!

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