Upcoming Events & Programs
- Outdoor Science Investigation Field Trips Registration for winter filed trips is now open. Winter field trips will be conducted from January 6th – March 20th. Register Here. For more information visit our Winter Field Trip Page
- 2020 Winter After School Classes (Jan. 20-Feb. 28) Register Now! 6 sessions ~ 4:00-5:30 pm ~ Jan. 20 – Feb. 28 Gr. 1-2 Spy Camp! TUESDAYS Kids become secret agents in this hands-on series of STEM inspired activities. Write secret messages with invisible ink, match fingerprints, decipher codes and build a “laser beam” obstacle course! Gr. 3-5 It’s Snow Interesting: The Science of Snow MONDAYS Students will explore what makes the winter wonderland around us, with activities in the classroom and outdoors. Young scientists will learn what it takes to make a snowflake, if there really are no two alike, what causes avalanches and how people and animals survive in extreme cold. Students should be prepared to go outside to retrieve snow samples and participate in winter activities. Gr. 6-8 Investigating Chemistry WEDNESDAYS Find out how cabbage can be used to measure the pH (acidity) of liquids. Explore density by making secret formulas, solving puzzling scenarios, and a liquid-layering challenge. Figure out where the pollution in groundwater is coming from, and use chromatography to solve the mystery of the missing fish!~ Gift Certificates and Scholarships available. For information contact Joan Chadde @firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-487-3341.
- Feb. 27, 5:30-7 pm, PreK & Kindergarten Family Engineering Fun Night at Keweenaw National Historic Park Visitor Center in Calumet, supported by Michigan Space Grant Consortium.
- March 18, 2020 Science & Engineering Fair & STEM Festival in partnership with Western UP STEM Network
- 2020 Family Science & Engineering Night Schedule coming soon. For information contact Joan Chadde @email@example.com or 906-487-3341.
- Jan. 23,6-8 pm, Michigan Read Book Discussion on book titled: “What the Eyes Don’t See” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, at Houghton Public Library
6-6:45 pm Panel on: Public Health, Drinking Water Treatment, Eco-Justice
7:00-7:45 pm Small Group Discussions (15 per group) discuss book; panelists circulate
SCECHs available for Teachers.
- Jan. 29, 4:30-6:30 pm,What the Eyes Dont See, Part 2: Taking it Back to the Classroom. Register Online
- Resource Clearinghouse in partnership with Western UP STEM Network.
- Now Hiring K-6 Assistant Instructors Application
- 2020 Sustainability Film Series (formerly Green Film Series) Flyer & Schedule
- Jan. 23, 6-8 pm, What the Eyes Don’t See (on Flint Water Crisis) Panel Presentation & Book Discussion
- Archive Green Films 2011-2018 are available for a 2-week checkout for Classroom, Meetings or Home Viewing. To borrow films, contact: Joan Chadde 487-3341 or firstname.lastname@example.org the 115 Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Tech
- March 6-7, 2020 ~ Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) Conference in Lansing.