Virtual STEM Empower Hours - All Districts

The STEM Empower Hour opportunities held in-person are organized by GEAR UP school district on the menu to the left, click your school district to view offerings.

Want to attend a STEM Empower Hour from the comfort of your own space? We've got you covered! All of the following Empower Hours are offered virtually and are open to all GEAR UP students from all districts.

All Virtual STEM Empower Hours are free for GEAR UP students and materials will be mailed to your home address. Please note, space is limited so if you sign up, you are expected to attend.

Summer Virtual STEM Empower Hour Options

Event Date & Time Event Name & Description
Thursday, July 13
10am - 11:30am
Doing DNA

Join us for this highly interactive session where we will be ScienTESTS - and dive into the world of DNA. We will learn to extract it, see it, touch it and work with it! Along the way, we will do other experiments and test ideas about how things work.

Deadline to Register: Thursday, July 6, 2023
Monday, August 7
12pm - 1:30pm
Being a ScienTEST: Science Savvy and Engineering Ingenuity

Be a scienTEST with us, as we use puzzles like "Which makes better bubbles, skim milk or whole?" to develop our talents in designing and doing experiments to test ideas. Join us for this hands on session, where we will design and engineer, test and tweak, multiple ways to experiment and invent!

Deadline to Register: Monday, July 31, 2023