Tag: STEAM

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PopUp Science spreading around the globe

The Homewood Science Center started its free PopUp Science program in 2016 as a way to share science concepts with the community.  Now the ideas behind PopUp Science are being learned by science enthusiasts around the world, thanks to the Homewood Science Center’s membership in the STEM Learning Ecosystem, a national[Read More…]

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Girls STEAM Ahead scheduled for March 2

Nearly 150 girls will come together March 2 for the third annual Girls Steam Ahead 2019 program at Idlewild Country Club. This year’s theme is “Major Decisions.”  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

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3rd annual Walk Walton fundraiser makes science fun in Homewood

The third annual Walk Walton PopUp Science Fundraiser Oct. 21 at the Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve featured about 20 junior high students from Homewood and Flossmoor schools sharing what they learned during the internship’s first run. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

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International STEM Learning Ecosystems awards Homewood Science Center membership

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. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

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Homewood Science Center programs drawing participants from throughout the Chicago area

The participation numbers keep growing at the Homewood Science Center. Executive Director Edie Dobrez told village board members one program drew participants from 25 ZIP Codes. She presented the science center’s 2017 annual report to the board at its meeting Aug. 14.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor[Read More…]

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Homewood Science Center presents documentaries by Colton, D’Astici on Wednesday

Homewood Science Center’s “HF Women in Documentary Filmmaking” program on Wednesday, June 20, will premier Eliana D’Astici’s documentary film, “March through Generations,” a look at three generations and their stand on women’s issues. The film’s title describes not only the story she tells, but how the Homewood-Flossmoor High School student’s film[Read More…]