HOMEWOOD SCIENCE CENTER 2021 Inspiring scientific wonder, learning, and pursuit.
Homewood Science Center

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As a regional hub for STEM in south Cook County, Homewood Science Center provides area students the skills to thrive in the 21st century workforce, educators the tools to develop STEM-literate students, and business and industry the talent to innovate and grow. 

Our programs include:

  • STEM Saturdays - Free programs and activities for families of young children, available weekly

  • PopUp SCIENCE - Hands-on activities to spark children’s curiosity and exploration of STEM

  • Girls STEAM SUCCESS - Club for underserved female students to meet diverse professional mentors and build 21st century job skills

  • Spotlight On - Speaker series for learners of all ages to interact with experts from leading institutions like the University of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry

  • Middle School Conservation Ecology Internship - Student-led project-based internship to teach young people how to manage and preserve biodiversity and natural resources

  • Chicago Southland STEM Network - Platform for diverse stakeholders to collaborate on regional STEM education and workforce development

  • Field trips - Engaging, hands-on experiences for pre-K and elementary students to develop interest, understanding, and self-efficacy in STEM