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Our Thriving Partners.

Meet our stem partners.

We're stronger when we work together. The encouragement we provide makes a difference because of the partnerships we've created. We're proud to work together to inspire young minds with STEM learning opportunities through partner programs. With help from the following STEM partners, we're able to provide children the chance to get their hands dirty and minds thinking outside the box in a variety of different topics.

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NEW! RURAL SPARK PROJECT™

PROUD TO SPARK CHANGE.

Through a grant to Project Lead The Way (PLTW), we will provide funds for much-needed support to rural teachers in their efforts to inspire future scientists. It is also the goal of this initiative to elevate the college and/or career prospects of rural students in the areas of STEM and to improve communities through the program.

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STELLAR GIRLS

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS.

iBIO's Stellar Girls program appeals to girls in grades three through eight, inspiring them to think about "Big Ideas" in STEM fields. Through weekly after-school program activities, students explore how STEM is used to feed, fuel, heal and save the world.

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SCIENCE BUDDIES

MEET TOMORROW'S SCIENTISTS.

More than 15 million K-12 students, parents, and teachers visit Science Buddies' free online platform every year. Cheered on by a community of real-life science industry role models, students get to do experiments to learn about science and technology.

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CHICAGO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY

WORKING TO PRESERVE OUR WORLD.

From hosting conservation awareness events to speaking out for the zoo's Mexican gray wolves, the King Conservation Science Scholars program for college- and career-ready teens encourages thought leadership on world wildlife preservation and conservation.

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P.S. SCIENCE

WHERE EAGER MINDS MEET BIG HEARTS.

The CCOF developed P.S. Science. Here, underserved elementary school students in Title I schools get their opportunity to participate in exciting, sequential, skill-building activities they might otherwise not be exposed to.

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GROWINGGREAT

STRONG KIDS START HERE.

Children can grow up healthy through science-based garden and nutrition education. GrowingGreat brings STEM to life for thousands of kids in PreK-12, inspiring them to become scientists, engineers, farmers and chefs.

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KOHL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

SCIENCE IS IN STYLE.

Committed to nurturing a love of learning in young children, Kohl Children's Museum helps instill an interest in science among young children. Programs enable children to become young scientists through activities that allow them to study evidence, make predictions and test their hypotheses.

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COVE SCHOOL

SUCCESS: FULL STEAM AHEAD.

At Cove School, students have access to cutting edge STEAM programming with the academic, social and emotional support needed for collaborative learning and individualized adaptations for students with learning disabilities.

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MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

SPARKING AN EARLY INTEREST IN SCIENCE.

By partnering with community-based organizations and schools, The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago provides hands-on science learning at 129 after-school science clubs.

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Taking STEM Education on the Road

WEST POINT ASSOCIATION OF GRADUATES

TAKING STEM EDUCATION ON THE ROAD.

West Point's mobile STEM workshops introduce disadvantaged middle and high school students across the nation to hands-on STEM education and opportunities, inspiring them to purse a career in the fields.

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