Improving STEM integration in schools

After an action packed two-week institute for teachers this summer, STEMpact and the Institute for School Partnership at Washington University in St. Louis returned this fall to deliver a STEM Leadership Series to school leaders across Missouri. Partnering with the Missouri Math and Science Coalition, the series focuses on how to deeply integrate STEM (science, technology, […]

STEMpact program equips educators to foster love of science in students

(July 23, 2015 by Rebecca Rivas, The St. Louis American. Photo by Wiley Price)Scientists at Sigma-Aldrich, a chemical-supply company in Midtown St. Louis, turned down the lights in a classroom-size laboratory, where about 50 K-8 school teachers stood around lab tables wearing white coats. When the scientists combined two chemicals, the mixture glowed a magical […]