MathScience Innovation Center

Imagine. Create. Lead. http://mymsic.org

The MathScience Innovation Center is a capacity building workforce program for K-12 educators that provides expanded opportunities to learn about emerging fields (fractal geometry, engineering, nanotechnology, environmental modeling and simulation) and effective ways to integrate within the curriculum. Formed in 1966 as the Mathematics & Science Center, we are one of the oldest examples of region

Operating as usual

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 11/18/2023

Huge thanks for everyone who came out today to learn about the science of skincare & make their own products.
We trust that you had an amazing time. Stay tune for December events.

11/17/2023

Who’s making skin care products this weekend and learning about the science of skin care from group of engineers and cosmetic chemists?!

11/01/2023

need some great holiday gifts-come to our Science of Skin Care session and make your own sugar scrub, lip balm and more while learning the chemistry behind it with a few chemists.

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 10/30/2023

We had a great time during the Gone Batty workshop this weekend.
Thanks to the students and parents who participated !
Thanks to the Boys & Girls Club for the space and support.

10/24/2023

It’s that time of year again for the workshop on 🦇 BATS this Saturday. You will be able to safely handle a (real-not living) bat and learn about this fascinating mammal.

Fun for all ages. C’mon out and learn something cool !

10/21/2023

The MSiC workshop today on making & using plant pigments to paint was amazing !

Huge thanks to Tyrone Cherry at the Petersburg Oasis Youth Farm for the generous use of space and great vibes.

10/21/2023

The MSiC workshop today on making & using plant pigments to paint was amazing !

Huge thanks to Tyrone Cherry at the Petersburg Oasis Youth Farm for the generous use of space and great vibes.

10/17/2023

Come on out and make art with plants 🌱

10/06/2023

There are some spots left for our robotics workshop tomorrow.
Register at mymsic.org

09/28/2023

New date for the MSiC STEM Adventure Lab at the . Register at MSiC.org if you haven’t already. Registrations for the September event will be honored.

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 09/22/2023

Due to the forecasted severe weather for Sat, we are postponing the STEMAdventure lab. Stay tuned for the rescheduled date.

There are still spaces left in the virtual STEMTASTIC Explorers Club (kits will be mailed out to you). Register at mymsic.org

09/20/2023

Come on out to the new STEMAdventures club by the MathScience Innovation Center held at the Boys & Girls Club on Saturday!

Home 09/09/2023

We are rolling out not 1 but 2 NEW classes for fall!
Registration is live for our STEMTastic Explorers Club and our STEM Adventure Lab.
Check out our website under Sat/summer programs for more details.
We are looking forward to jumping right in with you !

Home The MathScience Innovation Center provides extraordinary educational experiences in science, technology, and mathematics to K-12 educators and students, creating enthusiasm, inspiring innovation and developing skills needed for STEM studies and careers.

08/29/2023

Stay tuned for information about our fall programming including a monthly stem club and workshops with stem professionals!

91.3 WVST-FM 07/25/2023

Join MSiC Executive Director live on the WVST radio station on Wednesday at 10 am with Jennifer Williamson & Dr. Hart, Director, Crater Health District talking about education, honeybees and the MathScience Innovation center.

Here’s the link:

91.3 WVST-FM Listen to 91.3 WVST-FM online

07/23/2023

Really Awesome Opportunity!! Know any 13 - 17-yr-old youth who might be interested in "Coding Like a Data Miner" - in a free, virtual 2-week program with a $200 stipend for those who complete! An NSF research project hosted by ABC Lab at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Registration (by July 27th) on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-computer-science-summer-workshop-tickets-680035353047

July 31 - August 11: 12pm - 4pm Virtual - Zoom

The research & curriculum: by https://www.cs.utep.edu/DataMiner/overview.html

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 07/16/2023

Did you know …
Stay tuned for our upcoming environmental education classes.

07/13/2023

Welcome Alex Wright to the role of Program Manager for the MSiC !!

Alexandra Wright is a local Richmonder and a recent graduate of Mary Baldwin University. They have completed STEM internships with Apple, 4H/META, and Johns Hopkins University. Alexandra is also the owner of Cool Kids Science RVA, which delivers STEM programs and products to youth.

Alexandra grew up attending the MathScience Innovation Center and is looking forward to continuing to support other youth
with a passion for STEM.

Welcome Alex! Y’all the school year program is going to be 🔥📲🌱👏🏽❤️💫 Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready!

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 07/10/2023

Huge thanks to The ARTS Community Center for hosting our Math Game Night! The excitement was palpable. Stay tuned for our upcoming schedule of events ! 😁🧮🌱🧬

07/03/2023

A few spots left for Math Game Night on Saturday afternoon at The ARTS Community Center. Register at mymsic.org

05/20/2023

Same amazingly fun math game night. New fantastic partner, the ARTS Community Center.
Registration is open.

(Summer camp registration opening soon)

12/16/2022

Math Game Night at ! THIS is the best way to spend a Friday evening. Huge thanks to our volunteers and staff who engaged students in math board games and Math Jeopardy! Also thanks to and for being such great partners in math game night.
Students were asking for the next one ! Well, it’s coming up in January. Stay tuned for details.

Let’s get kids engaged in math !

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 12/10/2022

Math Game Night is going strong with robotics, Discovery Chess, board & card games and yes, math jeopardy Richmond.
The next Math Game Night is Friday. Details on the flyer below.

11/28/2022

Registration is live for our Math Game Night on Sat, Dec. 10th and Friday, Dec. 16th at ArtSpace. Drop off your children and enjoy a couple of hours of holiday fun while they immerse themselves in all things math!

Space Center U - Space Center Houston 11/13/2022

Apply to the Gene Kranz Scholarship! Named in honor of former NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz, this new scholarship offers students ages 11-18 an opportunity to participate in our ultimate education experience, Space Center U. Participants will be inspired as they engineer solutions to space-related challenges, collaborate to find solutions and go behind-the-scenes at NASA Johnson Space Center.
Learn more about this scholarship at https://spacecenter.org/space-center-u/.

Space Center U - Space Center Houston Come behind the scenes with Space Center U®, the ultimate educational experience! Space Center University is a challenging program offered year-round. The program promotes teamwork, problem solving, communication and engineering solutions to space related situations.

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 11/11/2022

We had a great time working with bats during the Gone Batty workshop today at ArtSpace. Stay tuned for the next available class.

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 11/03/2022

What are your Veterans Day plans? Spend some time with your family & friends learning more about the importance of bats in a hands-on, in person workshop (with safely preserved bats and lots of art materials).
The workshop 11/11/22 at 10 am at Artspace. Register on our website. www.mymsic.org

10/28/2022

Registration is open for our new Gone Batty class. A hands-on system exploration of everything batty 🦇🦇. for all ages fun for the whole family.
Click the link on the MSiC webpage.

Photos from MathScience Innovation Center's post 09/29/2022

Fall means that we are getting batty at the MSiC!

Our central mission is to support teachers and students with curriculum and resources that make learning engaging and inspiring.

We were happy to support Ms.Bosse's class with a set of perserved bats for her to use with her lessons at Kaechele ES in Henrico.

Stay tuned for more opportunities for work with our specimens as a class, family or community group.

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Videos (show all)

Bats aren't spooky, they are science!  The MSiC bats visited the Cultural Roots Homeschool Co-Op on Wednesday. Students ...
We had a great time during the Gone Batty workshop this weekend. Thanks to the students and parents who participated ! T...
Art with Plant Pigments
Did you know …Stay tuned for our upcoming environmental education classes.
Did you know …Stay tuned for our upcoming environmental education classes.
Huge thanks to  The ARTS Community Center for hosting our Math Game Night! The excitement was palpable. Stay tuned for o...
Math Game Night at @Artspace! THIS is the best way to spend a Friday evening. Huge thanks to our volunteers and staff wh...
We are prepping for our environmental science classes which start next week !! Looking forward to seeing the students. ...
Join the MSiC at the Gilpin Field Day and get your rocketry on! This event is hosted by @VUU and #RRHA and is the first ...
A word from our MRSF Director.
Metro Richmond STEM Fair day has concluded. There is still more work to do to wrap up but for now we celebrate ! Congrat...
Hooray !! The middle school students who have placed 1st in their category have now advancing to the judging to determin...

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