High-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education and opportunities for future generations are vitally important for the US to remain at the forefront of progress and innovation. Discovery Science Place educational services address this need through a variety of STEM offerings, such as exhibitions, onsite and offsite education programs, teacher professional development, community outreach and much more. Discovery Science Place brings educational programs into classrooms and communities throughout east Texas in addition to inviting guests into our facility to experience permanent and traveling exhibits. We instill the science interest and appreciation necessary to ensuring our Nation’s bright STEM future.
Foundation and government grants play a key role in meeting Discovery Science Place goals to:
- Inspire, educate and excite people of all ages about STEM
- Promote STEM
- Encourage the pursuit of STEM careers
- Foster a passion for lifelong learning about STEM
During the 2011 – 2012 school year, Discovery Science Place reached:
- More than 50,000 guests
- 20,000 students and teachers from across east Texas
Discovery Science Place is grateful to its foundation supporters. Foundation grants are invaluable to Discovery Science Place. The funding contributions of these institutions enable Discovery Science Place to create meaningful educational experiences, exhibitions and outreach programs that inspire learners of all ages.