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.
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.
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 […]
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
Spearheaded by Project Exploration, a community-based alliance of youth development and STEM education professionals released the first comprehensive city-wide survey and analysis of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunities in out-of-school time. It identified the breadth of programs and gaps in service, and recommended better citywide coordination and expanded outreach to underrepresented communities, especially […]