Any STEM OST practitioner wrestles with this question. As the field of STEM OST becomes more diverse, as offerings increase, and a groundswell of services arises to meet the needs of youth and their families, understanding (and agreeing on) learning outcomes for STEM OST programs is important. A recent report from the Afterschool Alliance produced […]
Project Exploration hosted an “Afternoon Tea” at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Sunday, October 13, 2013 to introduce–or reintroduce–its guests to PE and its ongoing service to the community that provides meaningful, hands-on, personalized experiences that connect students with scientists. The guests received a “passport” to tour four different science stations which let them engage […]
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.
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.