Author Archives: Kassi Simpson

Science Brain Battle 2017

 

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SC2 Summer Institute 2017

Teacher Information and Agenda is now available.  Presenters are also needed. More information is available in the package above. 

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Thank You Zia Middle School

On February 23rd, students of Zia Middle School attended a Field Trip at New Mexico State University. Among the stops on their campus tour, we at the STEM Outreach Center were grateful to have them. They were shown our set of Cubelets, cube shaped parts that come together magnetically to make a robot. The students were…
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February Family Nights

Along with after school programs, the STEM Outreach Center offers Family Nights for schools. There are several different activities offered at these events, including family pictures and presentations in our Planetarium. These activities are completely free for the students and they are encouraged to bring their parents and family members to enjoy a fun night of learning. To keep up…
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Santi and Sofi Science

Science experiments so easy a 2 and 4 year old can do, with adult help of course. This channel demonstrates fun and easy experiments for both children and parents to do together in the comfort of their own home. I (Mr. S) have been teaching science for over 14 years and wanted to do some fun activities with my children,…
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Spring 2017 After School Program Professional Development

On Saturday January 14th the STEM Outreach Center held their Spring 2017 Professional Development. Over 200 teachers attended from Las Cruces Public Schools, Gadsden Independent School District and for the first time, Hatch Valley Municipal Schools. Dr. Susan Brown opened and welcomed the new and returning teachers. Following Dr. Brown, the Assistant Vice President at UTEP, Nate…
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March Outreach Events

Over the month of March, the STEM Outreach Center held 6 professional development events for teachers, totaling over 170 participants. Teachers of our afterschool programs in the Gadsden Independent School District received professional development on the program that they will be facilitating for students this semester. Through the STEM Up Project, staff members from different afterschool…
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