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We stress STEM curriculum in everything we do

Science

From observing the water cycle to data collection, we weave science into everything we do.

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Technology

We utilize and stress the importance of technology in all of our Edventures.

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Engineering

Our Edventures key in on engineering concepts in order to help our students learn.

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Math

Through our Citizen Scientist Program, students can experience the importance of math first-hand.

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Ten Years of the STEM Literacy Project

Our STEM Literacy Project is celebrating its tenth year in 2019, and has served over 15,000 students in the past decade! The program was developed to extend the outdoor STEM learning experience to historically underrepresented and underserved communities at no cost to student’s families or schools. STEM Literacy Project participants investigate barrier island ecology during […]

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Getting More than Just Fresh Air Through Outdoor Education

Dr. Frances E Kuo of the University of Illinois is one of many researchers across the country studying the effects of outdoor education on students of all ages. A recent study completed in late 2018 by Kuo and her team found that after an outdoor lesson, teachers reduced their redirects (taking breaks from content to […]

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Sponsor Spotlight: The Art and Phyllis Grindle Foundation

As we round out another successful program season, we continue to celebrate the partnerships with organizations in our community. The Art and Phyllis Grindle Foundation began in 2003 with the dual purpose of providing educational opportunities to young people and helping animals in need. The Foundation’s continued support of our STEM Literacy Project will ensure […]

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