TEACHER PROGRAM: Making Connections for Students to STEAM Education

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Oriental Institute external link

1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL

Learn new ways to teach STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) to your students, and discover ideas to enrich your classroom at this mini-conference, which includes Hands-on Exploration, Gallery Tour, and Resources Presentations. Hands-on Exploration engages teachers through inquiry-based activities which can be replicated in the classroom; Gallery Tour with archaeologists at the Oriental Institute Museum unveils the secrets of how science and technology contribute to our understanding of the contexts of museum objects; Resources Presentations showcase various STEAM enrichment opportunities for students and teachers with speaker presentations, displays, and lesson plans that integrate subjects on STEAM.

Open to classroom and homeschool educators. Light reception and instructional materials will be provided. All are welcome. Recommended for Grades 6–12.

This event offers 4 CPDUs.

This program is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Promise/Admissions, the Center for Eastern European & Russian/Eurasian Studies, and the Center for East Asian Studies (with support from its US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center Grant). 

FREE parking half a block south of the Museum on University Avenue, after 4:00 pm daily and all day on Saturday and Sunday.


For questions, contact: Oriental Institute - Public Education Office 773-702-9507


Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance. For events on http://events.uchicago.edu/students/, please contact ORCSA at (773) 702-8787. 

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