The Homewood Science Center is now part of STEM Learning Ecosystems, a national and international network working to change how students learn, educators teach and how businesses develop a workforce with 21st century skills.
The first District 153 STEAM Camp gave one student a chance to create replicas of Chicago’s downtown buildings, a team the opportunity to build a robot and another to produce a movie. It’s all part of STEAM — science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
Fighting a fire with algebra? Teens at the Homewood Science Center’s “Pump It Up!” PopUp Science program found out just how much math is involved in the work of a firefighter. On Saturday, Sept. 23, teens got a math lesson from Homewood Fire Chief Bob Grabowski.
A number of hands go up after speaker Barry Aprison asks how many teachers are attending the launch of the Homewood Science Center’s STEM Network on Tuesday, Aug. 30. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The Homewood Science Center (HSC) might technically be located in the historic Gold home at 18022 Dixie Highway, but[Read More…]