No Cost Stem Curricula To Support After-School And Summer Camp Programs
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May 5, 2013 By:
Discovery Education today announced the development of Discovery Education STEM Camp, a series of standards-aligned STEM curricula available at no cost to schools, districts, non-profit organizations and parents. Created for use as part of summer camps, after-school learning opportunities and other educational programs, Discovery Education STEM Camp is designed to keep students engaged in learning during the summer months and after school.
Created in collaboration with leading educators and launched in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance andSTEMconnector®, Discovery Education STEM Camp features hands-on and virtual labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, videos and career connections. Launching this summer, STEM Camp will be deployed in conjunction with key partners, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Chicago Summer of Learning program and the Chicago Public Schools. STEM Camp is designed to support the grand challenges of science issued by the National Academy of Engineers with curricula built around STEM-related topics of water, urban infrastructure and energy.