MySci – inspiring the next generation of scientists


MySci equips elementary school teachers with instructional materials and professional development opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in order to help instill a love of science in students.

MySci is a cornerstone program for the Washington University Institute for School Partnership and is supported by the Monsanto Fund.

Students experience hands on learning in the MySci Investigation Station.Discover MySci teacher resources

The MySci program supports teachers with innovative lesson plans that promote hands-on student learning and professional development programs that showcase cutting-edge methods for the teaching of science.

Learn about the MySci Investigation Station

The MySci Investigation Station travels to community-wide events in the St. Louis area. Learn about what’s inside this custom-built trailer and find out how you can request the Investigation Station to visit your event.

Meet MySci Teachers as Leaders

MySci teachers are leading in the St. Louis and educational communities. Meet the MySci Ambassadors and MySci Teacher Fellows, exceptional teachers showing their leadership.

Uncover MySci’s Mission and History

MySci’s mission is to cultivate the region’s next generation of scientists. Throughout the history of the program, MySci has engaged elementary students in STEM and equipped teachers with a variety of professional development opportunities.

By the Numbers


Since 2005, MySci has

  • provided 2,619 instructional materials kits,
  • served 46,741 students,
  • reached 108 schools (73 high needs),
  • presented 2,344 teacher professional development opportunities and
  • hosted 106,717 visitors in the Investigation Station.

Monsanto Fund

Diane Pilla
ISP Resource Center Project Coordinator
(314) 935-9856