During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More

Science is Elementary

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

650 Rosewood CourtLos Altos, CA 94024 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

We transform elementary science education for everyone by teaching students, training teachers, and engaging the scientific community so that every child has access to exciting, high-quality science every day.

Description

Leveraging children's inherent curiosity through hands-on experiments, in small groups, guided by scientist and engineer volunteers

Science education must be relevant, exciting, and experiential. We leverage the natural curiosity and creativity of elementary school-aged children.

Volunteer groups of engineers and scientists (1 adult per 8 children) bring "cool" hands-on experiments to the classroom and allow children to explore on their own while asking directed questions to guide their thought processes and investigations. Experiments draw on children's everyday experiences to show them that science is all around them and is fun.

Reviews

Would you recommend Science is Elementary?
0 reviews Write a review

Report this organization