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Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Price: $25.00 - $250.00
Grade Range: Second Grade-Twelfth Grade
1500 Sullivan Road Aurora, IL 60506-1000
(630) 907-5987

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Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy’s Youth Outreach programs provide an inquiry-based experience for students, with the goal of encouraging all students to see themselves as capable scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. Our programs employ the practices scientists use to study the world — questioning, forming hypotheses, conducting investigations, and collecting and analyzing data to effectively teach STEM content while developing scientific habits of mind at the same time. The curriculum for all IMSA student enrichment programs is created by IMSA curriculum writers, who also teach our virtual programs and are the lead educators for our in-person programs. While all of our lessons and activities are aligned with Next Generation Science Standards, the focus is on fun and creativity. Students in our programs are encouraged to explore, take risks, and have ownership over their own learning. Research shows that high-quality experiences in school are necessary but insufficient for young people to get and stay involved with science, and to be equipped with the skills necessary to pursue STEM beyond high school graduation. (State of STEM in Out-of-School Time in Chicago, 2013). IMSA enrichment programs, with their focus on inquiry and integration with real-world situations, provide experiences that develop students’ positive dispositions toward STEM.

Location

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
1500 Sullivan Road
Aurora, IL 60506-1000

Sessions

Nov 12, 2022
$25.00
  | Grades: Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade
Nov 12, 2022
$25.00
  | Grades: Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade
Nov 12, 2022
$40.00
  | Grades: Second Grade - Third Grade
Nov 12, 2022
$40.00
  | Grades: Second Grade - Third Grade
Sep 22, 2022 - Dec 8, 2022
$250.00
  | Grades: Eighth Grade - Eleventh Grade
Sep 22, 2022 - Dec 8, 2022
$250.00
  | Grades: Eighth Grade - Eleventh Grade
Oct 22, 2022
$30.00
  | Grades: Seventh Grade - Eighth Grade
Oct 22, 2022
$30.00
  | Grades: Seventh Grade - Eighth Grade
Oct 22, 2022
$25.00
  | Grades: Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade
Oct 22, 2022
$25.00
  | Grades: Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade
Oct 15, 2022
$50.00
  | Grades: Third Grade - Fourth Grade
Oct 15, 2022
$50.00
  | Grades: Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade
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