UH STEM Center

The University of Houston STEM Center works to inspire, attract, and retain more students into STEM

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Not too late to join November 4th UH STEM Zone Saturday program activities focused on earthquakes and atmospheric science. Explore and engineer a seismograph, buildings to withstand a shake table simulation, cloud in a bottle and much more. Register here: https://forms.gle/C2QYWqVTDiFEXrHJ6


Thank you Houston CCS ALLIANCE, sponsor of the October 2023 UH STEM Zone Saturday program. We had AMAZING collaborators such as Chevron, Space Center Houston, and Baseload Capital. Students interacted with professionals from these companies learning more about their STEM careers and the importance of carbon capture both on Earth and in space. Students also conducted carbon capture activities too!


BE IN THE KNOW! Limited Space Available! 3rd-9th grade students invited to join the Carbon Capture and Storage conversation sponsored by Houston CCS Alliance on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the University of Houston main campus. Registration: https://forms.gle/aQvQbutCC76kXqpU6

Registration Deadline: October 12, 2023


Ready to Kick Off the Academic Year with UH STEM Zone Saturday on September 16, 2023 at the UH College of Architecture. 3rd-9th grade students are invited to join us for a hands on and authentic experience in architectural design. Register https://forms.gle/tYE8JbNhjoJYXwTTA.


Interested in SPACE? With the onset of the Artemis Generation mankind is looking to further investigate the Moon to eventually reach beyond planet Mars.

3rd-8th grade students are invited July 17-21st to unlock new opportunities this summer at the Mars Rover Explorers Camp! Participants will investigate about the Red Planet, engineer a rover that can traverse the rocky terrain of Mars, design a space suit, meet a NASA VIP, engage in team building activities and conduct a Mars Expedition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science!
Register Here: https://forms.gle/r6aSXpfu5FdhJuU48


Looking for a middle school summer camp that is out of this world? University of Houston Main Campus (9:00 am- 3:00 pm)

Register Here: https://www.spacecitysteam.org/camp-registration
Rising 6th-9th grade students will explore a variety of STEAM topics and enriching activities geared towards individual growth and team learning, all while building essential life skills. Participants will engage in modules such as Comm Check! where they embark on several missions focused on the art and science of communication; Digital Worlds that prepares them to decipher the 1’s and 0’s of cyberspace, cyberbullying and cyber war; Mindset Mastery that explores how life experiences sets the pathway to endless possibilities; Lights, Camera, Lift-Off which captures the participant’s story using professional editing skill sets; What Bugs You? Initiates how to creatively solve problems; and Launch Day that serves as a fun-filled capstone.


It's not to late! Learn how to code and at the Leaders program hosted by the University of Houston. The LEADERS program is supported by Cougar Initiative To Engage (CITE), Provost’s Office at the University of Houston. The program consists of three weeks of Saturday “workshop labs” in April consisting of learning, teaching, and mentoring sessions in the spring semester with faculty industry experts to supervise and instruct students. The first date is April 1, April 8, and ends on April 15th.

The LEADERS project involves the following Domains: Digital Storytelling, Coding, and Game Development. UH students will teach and mentor students in grades 3-8 and serve the larger UH community.

Please visit the website below for further details:http://www.itechstem.org/LEADERS


Let's keep the STEM Momentum! Register to attend the UH STEM Zone Saturday program on March 4, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. Learn about the field of ENERGY from SHELL Experts. Free STEM KIT is available! https://forms.gle/DMp5NoKhVaRxbqEy7


The count down is on! Tune in each day for a new count down and message! We can't wait to see all of yall's projects on February 10th.


3...2...1...Blast Off!
We are happy to announce that the Mars Rover Celebration is happening face-to-face in 2023!
This is an exciting educational opportunity and a memorable experience that may inspire a future space explorer!
Visit https://marsrover.org for more information


STEM Zone Saturday is GOING TO SPACE! Join us December 3 at UH College of Education & meet NASA's Arjumand Alvi (CI5 | Environmental Systems Branch) & Joseph Studack (Propulsion Engineer) along with UH's Society for Women Engineers & American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics.

Register here: https://forms.gle/3sXMf4Yk4FqmefJZ8


Ready, Set, STEM! 3rd-12th grade students are invited to join the UH STEM Zone Saturday program on October 8th as we interact with experts in the ENGINEERING Fields from Cullen College of Engineering and Industry Professionals. Virtual option is available and STEM kits that provide hands-on and minds-on activities are offered.
Meet Dr. Li Sun, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Director of UH Subsea Engineering; UH National Society of Black Engineers: Michael Ojo, (Electrical) Haley Conley, (Civil) Yagazie Anokam (Mechanical); and AXIP Energy Services, Dev Rathore, PMP, UH Alumni – Mechanical Engineer and Subsea Engineering. REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/J51uJMLFB3UWh4sf6


The UH STEM Center invites 3rd-12th grade students to the University of Houston STEM Zone Saturday monthly program that provides engagement in the sciences and engineering fields who interact with UH STEM Faculty, UH STEM Center Outreach Squad, undergraduates, industry partners, and like-minded peers. We invite your student(s) to the UH Main Campus (College of Education) to attend the September 17th program date in person (virtual option available) to meet STEM experts and engage in hands-on minds-on activities. The following professionals will provide insight into their STEM careers and research where your student can learn about various careers. Meet Dr. Chiang, UH Asst. Prof. of Chemistry, Adeniyi Adeleye TA, UH Biology/Biochemistry, and Nagma Meharali, Field Enablement Manager, Comp. Sci. Edu., Microsoft. Registration: https://forms.gle/zJbcLsuKS1vdo41f7


Count Down to the Annual SEFH Seminar is on! Join us on Sept. 10th to learn the benefits of participating in a regional science and engineering fair. 6th-12th grade students, parents, administrators are welcome😀! Pre-register at https://forms.gle/kMnKazTceQzHRebo6 or on-site registration is available too!


3rd-12th Grade Students interested in Medical Careers? Don't Miss Out - Free Virtual UH STEM Zone Saturday Program on November 13, 2021
Register Here: https://forms.gle/oQf3etQX1BMCuzkZ6


Don't Miss Out! Join us for the virtual STEM Zone Saturday, October 23, 2021. We welcome 3rd-12th grade students interested in learning about STEM Careers, interacting with UH Faculty, and engaging in hands-on activities. Registration: https://forms.gle/T5DRsh2zHQBCLE4h7


Join the UH STEM Center support Kids' Lives Matter today starting at 2PM at Cuney Homes! Looking forward to seeing you there!

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UH STEM Center in the new for its collaboration with the 61st Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
Special message from those pioneers on the ISS for the XXXII Planetary Congress.
Elementary Explorers: 2nd Day of the Mars Rover Voyage




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