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05 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Yuri’s Night: A Celebration

Hosted by Annie’s Frozen Custard in Downtown Edwardsville, April 12th, 7-10pm Yuri’s Night will be co-hosted by CosmoQuest, the SIUe STEM Center, and Riverbend Astronomy Club, we’ll be celebrating humanity’s first steps into space! There will be astronomy activities and telescopes (weather permitting), and of course, Annie’s Famous Frozen Custard!

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03 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Family Science Expo

There will be a Family Science Expo at the Edwardsville Library on Saturday, April 12, 1-3pm. Registration is Required! The STEM Center and CosmoQuest will be represented by Dr. Nicole Gugliucci bringing samples of real meteorites. Science is fun for all ages. Come and enjoy a free afternoon full of science fun with real scientists. […]

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01 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Global Star Party

There will be a special event on Saturday, April 5th at 8:30 pm (weather dependent) to coincide with the Global Star Party. The Global Star Party will take place right here in Edwardsville! The SIUE Astronomy Viewing Sessions are open to the public, located at the William C. Shaw Skylab on the north edge of […]

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25 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for the 2014 Science and Engineering Research Challenge The STEM Center needs volunteers for the Regional Science and Engineering Research Challenge (SERC- previously known as “Science Fair”) at SIUE! Judges training, a continental breakfast, and light lunch will be provided on the day of the Research Challenge. To register as a volunteer […]

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04 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What’s happening at today’s Open House?

Please join us for the re-opening celebration of the Center for STEM Research, Education, & Outreach in our new temporary home. When: TODAY from 12-5pm Where: STEM Resource Center, Vadalabene Center, Rm. 1304 Resource Center Tours: Every Half Hour We’re proud of our new home and excited to show it off to the visitors! Come […]

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24 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Public Star Gazing starts January 28th!

With our big move done and the semester underway, we’ll be starting the Public Star Gazing events at the William C. Shaw Skylab on January 28th. This event is always weather-permitting, so please call 618-650-1013 after 6pm on the day of the event to confirm that we’ll still be open. We will close if the […]

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14 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

4-D Animal Cell Model

Understanding cells and their structure can be a challenge for many groups. While they are a part of everyday life, cells are too small to see and fully appreciate so they are as much a mystery as the interiors of stars or the ocean depths. Using models like this one, offers a hands-on reference point […]

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08 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Poly Density Bottle

Mysterious demonstrations, or “discrepant events,” are a great way to engage learners of all ages in STEM subjects. This bottle, when shaken, has two types of beads inside which behave differently when disturbed. Young learners are captivated by this, wondering why these beads seem to move with a will of their own, while older learners […]

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07 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Resource Center Lending Library

The Resource Center is proud to annouce the creation of a searchable database of resources available for loan.  Teachers and other educators can search for STEM classroom resources by content category, age group or resource type.  Items can be checked out for two weeks for free.  The database is always expanding as new items are […]

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25 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Teen Science Cafe – St. Louis

Teen Science Café is a free, fun way for teens to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Stimulating conversations with scientists, engineers, and inventors take place in an informal and relaxed setting. Free food is served! The program is run by teens for teens at central locations in Cahokia and St. Louis. It […]

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