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Twenty Years of Changing the Face of Science

"It was one of the best experiences of my life, hands down.  I fell in love with the program.” Dantawn sharing about JP program. “I don’t know what or where I would have been, what path I would have taken without the opportunity.” Project Exploration changing the face...

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Three Cheers for 20 Years!

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” - James Cash Penney                   Three Cheers for 20 Years! Project Exploration has built bridges to connect Chicago youth to the wonders of science for the past 20 years and we...

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Boeing + Project Exploration: Power in Numbers

All Hands on Deck On Wednesday, June 27 a wave of nearly 30 Boeing employees descended upon the West Side STEM Learning Center (SLC) to donate their time and man(and woman)power through a community outreach event. The Boeing Company and Project Exploration, as well as...

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Neat Pack!

Hanny visited the West Side STEM Learning Center (SLC) during our first week of summer camp, and led an activity with the students, a coin purse made from Capri Sun pouches, while explaining to them how she came up with the bag design, how she sourced the manufacturing in China and the logistics on getting them shipped to her warehouse here in Illinois.

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Summer of Science is HERE!

During the eight week camp, students have had the opportunity to dissect frogs and sharks, program robots, build wind chimes and ArtBots, build a water pump designed for use on Mars, and learn all about the mechanics that go into building a race car.

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STEM Signing Day 2018

Chicago Public School High School Graduates Pursuing a STEM Related Degree or Program Participate in Inaugural STEM Signing Day 2018. Signing days traditionally have been opportunities to celebrate athletes, but this year high school seniors from across our city will be celebrated as they make their commitment to attend either a two or four-year college or university and pursue a STEM degree or program. These students will be recognized for applying their talents in pursuit of careers in STEM fields by Boeing, Motorola Solutions Foundation, and the Mayor’s Office.

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