Spring Programs Wrap-Up at Project Exploration

Spring Programs Wrap-Up at Project Exploration

Project Exploration hosted its 20th annual Reflection of Knowledge at Cisco Meraki on Thursday, May 16, 2019. This year, the Reflection of Knowledge brought together nearly 50 youth from Sisters4Science, Brothers4Science, and the West Side STEM Learning Center. Each program shared their favorite project from the year, presenting their findings and highlighting the challenges and how they worked through them.

STEM Learning During School Breaks

STEM Learning During School Breaks

There are also potential dips in academic achievement during extended times away from the classroom over the winter season. “Similar to summer learning loss, winter learning loss tends to have a greater impact on students who might have less access to scholastic resources at home (Education Post).” At the West Side STEM Learning Center (SLC), Project Exploration successfully hosted its first Winter Break Program on January 2-4 in an effort to keep students engaged during the out-of-school time.

Meet Juanita, PE STEM Professional and Founder and CEO of BIM For Better

Juanita did not see herself exploring science or engineering because of her perceived challenge with math. However, through her internship, she was introduced to data analysis and developing spreadsheets. Her ability to tell a story using data boosted her confidence since she now saw math differently.

Three Cheers for 20 Years!

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 couldn’t have done...

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