Dimensions, a print magazine published by the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), featured Science Club in the publication's special edition focused on inspiring growth through mentorship.
Science Club – Science in Society’s mentor-based afterschool science program for middle schoolers – is designed to connect in-school and out-of-school learning for underserved youth in Chicago and Evanston.
Northwestern scientists and engineers visited the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) earlier this month to share their research with the public. The researchers all placed a winning image in Science in Society’s 2016 Scientific Images Contest.
You’re invited to submit an image to Science in Society’s 2017 Scientific Images Contest.
This contest connects the public with real, contemporary Northwestern research through high-quality visuals. Winning images are professionally printed and displayed in museums, libraries, and galleries across Chicago and Evanston.
Science Club Summer Camp is recruiting CPS teachers! This new, practical approach to teacher professional development helps third-grade teachers incorporate scientific thinking and creative investigations across the curriculum.
For the second time, Science in Society was awarded a $1.2 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award will be used to launch Science Club Summer Camp, a practicum-based professional development program for Chicago Public School elementary teachers.
In March, Science in Society (SiS) launched a new initiative in partnership with Wendell Phillips Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois. Through the support of The Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Foundation, Science in Society has developed and implemented a genetics curriculum for high school students in two honors biology classrooms at Wendell Phillips.