KETK Highlights Summer Camps

Tyler, Texas (KETK) Now that school’s out, students are looking for ways to keep themselves busy. Summer camps are a great way to keep them out of trouble. “It may not seem like a long period of time, but during those weeks, they can really lose a lot of what they’ve learned throughout the year,” […]

Woman’s vision helps better children’s lives

[row id=”” fx=”” customclass=””] [column span=”4″ mobile=”1″ id=”” fx=”” customclass=”” ] [/column] [column span=”8″ mobile=”1″ id=”” fx=”” customclass=”” ] What started as a vision to help children learn has impacted thousands of young lives in East Texas. It was more than two decades ago when community leaders came together to dev-elop the Discov-ery Science Place […]

Over 1,000 attend Mini Maker Faire

Rockets were flying, catapults launching and robots were buzzing about as more than 1,000 East Texans were enjoying science in the sun on Saturday at the Tyler Mini Maker’s Faire, hosted by the Discovery Science Place. “They’re gonna learn best if they actually see it, touch it feel it,” Pam Crabtree said. Crabtree was at […]

New Discovery Science director excited about center’s potential

  [row id=”” fx=”” customclass=””] [column span=”6″ mobile=”1″ id=”” fx=”” customclass=”” ] [/column] [column span=”6″ mobile=”1″ id=”” fx=”” customclass=”” ] Chris Rasure isn’t afraid to say it. “I’m an unabashed geek,” he said. A geek is someone who is very enthralled with a particular subject, he said. For some, it could be golf. For others, […]

2015 Summer Camps – Register Today!

It is time to plan for Summer! Check out the schedule of camps for Summer listed below, for June 15 – August 7. Camps are divided into two age groups based on school grade, K-3rd and 4th-6th (students must be entering 1st Grade or higher at the time of registration). Summer camps are from 10am-4pm each day, but before […]

DSP Announces New Executive Director

DISCOVERY SCIENCE PLACE ANNOUNCES CHRIS RASURE AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Discovery Science Place is proud to announce the recent hire of Chris Rasure as Executive Director. Prior to the position of Executive Director, Chris served as Interim Executive Director as well as the Director of Informal Science Education for the UT Tyler Ingenuity Center.  Chris […]

FREE Science Saturday Programs

Science students of all ages-  DSP is offering FREE Science Saturday programming this semester. Three short biology presentations on select Saturdays with a variety of topics. Museum admission is not required to attend the presentations alone, and a certificate of attendance is available for those students whose teachers allow for extra credit! Visit our Events […]