Accelerating STEM in Chicago

Project Exploration is partnering with U.S. Army, LAB-AIDS, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Ten80 to implement the STEM NASCAR Student Racing Challenge in 10 Chicago Public High Schools and Middle Schools. Ten80 is a project-based learning program that challenges students in and out of schools to optimize the performance of 1:10 scale radio controlled cars.

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Afternoon Tea with Project Exploration

Join us at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Sunday, October 13th from 2-4pm! It will be a time to meet PE students, enjoy the Conservatory and have a bite to eat! CLICK below to reserve your space!

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Welcoming Future Energy Chicago

Natasha and Syda, the ladies behind the scenes at Project Exploration, went to the Museum of Science and Industry on Friday with BP America to celebrate the opening of MSI’s newest permanent exhibit: Future Energy Chicago. Future Energy Chicago features interactive simulations that engage visitors to learn about today’s energy landscape and envision Chicago’s energy future.

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“PE News” Video ~ Summer 2013

“PE News” Video ~ Summer 2013

Watch this great video the STEM Discoveries Summer 2013 students made with Free Spirit Media about the Forensics portion of the Summer 2013 program. You can also watch short videos about the Environmental Engineering and Paleontology sections, and read what program leader Dr. Elena Schroeter has to say about the great summer.

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STEM Discoveries Summer 2013

STEM Discoveries Summer 2013

For six weeks this summer, more than a dozen youth participated in a Project Exploration program that explored three different scientific fields, as well as methods for communicating both science and their experiences to the public. Led by Elena Schroeter Ph.D. Candidate, this first-ever STEM Discoveries Program incorporated two weeks of paleontology, one week of […]

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Building a love for science both in (and out) of the classroom

Building a love for science both in (and out) of the classroom

A Chicago program called Project Exploration is helping low-income kids discover practical applications for science, math and engineering by introducing them to careers they might not ordinarily have considered. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports. http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/52279311/#52279311

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