With support for the West Virginia Department of Education and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Carnegie Science Center is pleased to collaborate with select STEM Resource Centers to provide quality STEM education to our local communities.
STEM Resource Centers
As a leader in STEM education in the Carolinas, Discovery Place is a network of four hands-on museums in three different cities, educational outreach programs and professional development for pre K - 12 teachers throughout the region. We aspire to be at the forefront of transforming the way science, technology and nature are explored and learned to inspire dreams, raise aspirations and motivate people of all ages to develop a lifelong love of learning. To learn more about how Discovery Place is inspiring curious thinkers to discover the wonders of science, technology and nature, visit www.discoveryplace.org.
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is dedicated to providing lifelong learning to its community. The Museum showcases interactive, technologically driven exhibits that provide guests with a forum to experience STEM learning in an exciting environment. Additionally, the Museum creates and delivers a number of innovative STEM-based programs that are utilized by a wide variety of audiences. Efforts put forth by the Museum provide educators, schools, districts and families with the tools needed to introduce STEM learning into their classrooms, schools and homes. To learn more about the Museum and its commitment to education, please visit fwmuseum.org
The Saint Louis Science Center is an informal learning environment where people of all ages and backgrounds engage with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our mission inspires us to open minds to science— to develop fun, engaging, interactive, and approachable ways for our audiences to explore STEM and learn about the world around them. Through exhibitions, educational programs, films, and events, the Science Center provides a variety of ways for people to ignite their interest in science and technology and pursue opportunities to sustain that interest throughout their lives. slsc.org
The Discovery Network is a consortium of educational institutions who share a common goal of making hands-on, interactive STEM experiences more accessible to the state’s 498,000 school children and their families. The Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, AR. thediscoverynetwork.org
The West Virginia Department of Education works in partnership with key educational leaders and districts to create a world-class educational system for all students in the state of West Virginia. Objectives of the Department include establishing high expectations and create an engaging and orderly atmosphere to foster learning for all; delivering a standards-focused curriculum which values children’s developmental stages to assure all students attain the essential knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary in our global and digital age; and providing support services to address students’ physical, social/emotional and academic growth, and form positive connections to families and the community. The Department strives to ensure that facilities, fiscal resources, personnel, data, and technology systems add value to student learning. If you’d like more information about the Department, please visit wvde.state.wv.us.