Project Exploration

Project Exploration has been at the forefront of impacting under-served communities and youth by delivering STEM education programs and influencing a citywide conversation to combat STEM deserts for more than 21 years. We see STEM education as an imperative and social justice issue. If you are a student, we invite you to join our free, high-quality STEM programs ready to explore. To members of our community, please join us in helping the next generation of trailblazers in science, technology, engineering, and math reach their full potential.

 

Together, we are changing the face of science!

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Mission

Project Exploration creates transformative learning experiences, pathways, and a community for youth underrepresented in STEM, especially low-income students, students of color and young women, allowing them to explore STEM careers and equip them with the necessary skills, practices, and mindset needed for lifelong learning.

2020 Impacts

Number of Programs

STEMkits Distributed for Virtual Programs

Students Served

Virtual Summer of STEAM Camp Participants

Percent More Students Served Since 2019

STEM-related Field Trips and Program Events

2020 Highlights

Latest News

Join Us for In-Person STEM Pop-Ups!

We are thrilled to offer in-person summer programming opportunities to young people across the South and West sides of Chicago. We've been here for 22 years, and we continue to be here to ensure all young people have access to high-quality, hands-on learning...

Transforming the learning experience

My Experience with Osmo for Schools by Omar Takadoum   During spring break, I had the amazing opportunity to work with young students on the Osmo for Schools’ Tangram app. The app uses different shapes to challenge the students and develop their problem solving...

The Underacknowledged History of Women in STEM

Historically, the scientific achievements of women have been overlooked and undervalued across the globe. In fact, women are represented in only 0.5% of all recorded history, according to The Representation Project! Although, it is important to understand that this...

Parent Testimonials

Parent Testimonials

Parent Testimonials

Upcoming Events

May 10, 2018

Project Exploration Meet and Greet

Interested in getting involved with PE and help lead student activities? Attend the Project Exploration Junior Board On-boarding meeting!

Eventbrite - Project Exploration Junior Board On-boarding Meeting

JUNE 4, 2018

Project Exploration Summer Kick-off at Lagunitas!

Join Project Exploration for a night of fun, laughs, door prize drawings, and enjoy a locally brewed beer while supporting STEM education!

 

Eventbrite - Project Exploration's Lagunitas Summer Kick-off!!!

Help our Youth Take Flight

We believe that STEM has the power to:

To steer youth from violence.
To break the cycle of poverty.
To make bright futures possible.

And you can help!

Invest in Chicago's Young PeopleGet Involved

Help our Youth Take Flight

We believe that STEM has the power to:

To steer youth from violence.
To break the cycle of poverty.
To make bright futures possible.

And you can help!

Invest in Chicago's Young PeopleGet Involved

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