Education Programs

Elementary

Education programs
at the Adler Planetarium*

Resources for classes, field trips, and outreach programs
at the Discovery Center Museum*

Inner-city K-12 enrichment program in science
at the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) at the University of Chicago*

K-4 Student Resources
at NASA

Online Games, Tips, Tools, Puzzles, and Project Ideas for All Ages
at Math Forum

Classes, Activities, and Resources
at Fermilab

Snoopy in Space – Lessons for K-5 at Young Minds Inspired

It Takes Perseverance! – Lessons for K-6 at Young Minds Inspired (Snoopy and Mars)

Middle and High School

Astro-Science Workshop (ASW)
A fun, intensive program at the Adler Planetarium about space exploration designed for high school students in the Chicago area*

Illinois Aerospace Institute (IAI)
Week-long co-ed camp at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign*

Online Games, Tips, Tools, Puzzles, and Project Ideas for All Ages
at Math Forum

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Offered by Argonne National Laboratory, this day is for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade girls interested in math and or science and engineering fields.

Science Careers in Search of Women
This conference focuses on high school women in pursuit of a career in science and technology and is sponsored by Argonne National Laboratory

Space Explorers Program
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP) at The University of Chicago connects local, middle and high school, under-represented minority students with the university research community*

Web-based instructional materials and Fermilab resources for students
Website for educators and students

K-12 Programs
The Website from Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory contains K-12 program information and instructional materials and resources for educators and students

World-Wide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE)
Explore your options in this week long summer camp held at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus*

Scientific Learning Programs
Whether you are a K-12 student, undergraduate, graduate student, or faculty member, the Division of Educational Programs (DEP) at Argonne National Laboratory has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience

Professional Development/ Curriculum Modules

NIU STEAM a variety of resources available for educators.*

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies – Climate Change Curriculum Modules for high school

CIRES Education and Outreach – Curriculum Materials and Professional Development opportunities.

DoD STEM Opportunities for Teachers -Work on real-world problems and learn how to bring STEM learning into your classroom.