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CHISPA Workshop at Discovery Place October 30, 2015

CHISPA Workshop at Discovery Place

On October 30, 2015, four afterschool teachers from the Oaklawn Language Academy attended a CHISPA program workshop conducted by Steven McLaren at Discovery Place. The teachers spent half the day reviewing the APEX Science Curriculum and learning about the CHISPA program. In the second half of the workshop each participant got a chance to teach the others a lesson of their choice from the APEX Science curriculum.

 

Padres Comprometidos con CHISPA Teams 2015-16 October 16, 2015

Padres Comprometidos con CHISPA Teams 2015-16

As the new 2015-2016 school year begins the CHISPA sites are preparing to begin their Padres Comprometidos con CHISPA program at their sites. Affiliates are excited about getting their programs off the ground!

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania CHISPA Team

Chicago CHISPA Team

Explora! in Albuquerque New Mexico CHISPA Team

Science City at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri CHISPA Team

California Science Center in Los Angeles, California CHISPA Team

 

CHISPA Family Day at Science City October 2, 2015

CHISPA Family Day at Science City

Science City welcomed Guadalupe Centers, Inc. to another CHISPA Family Night on Oct 2, 2015. In addition to a private night in the science center, we gave away free books through First Book, put on a S.T.E.A.M. team show, and provided refreshments in our Test Kitchen. Everyone had a great time!

 

NEW Family Science Day at the California Science Center September 20, 2015

NEW Family Science Day at the California Science Center

On September 20, 2015 120 family members from New Opportunities for Women (NEW) participated in the second CHISPA Family Day hosted by the California Science Center in Los Angeles, CA. As part of their visit, the families watched a movie on how the space shuttle Endeavor was transported from Los Angeles International Airport to the California Science Center. After viewing the movie the families saw the Endeavor on display for the first time and they were all amazed when they saw it up close.

 

Building Skills Partnerships Students Attend Science Museum Kids Curator Camp August 20, 2015

Building Skills Partnerships Students Attend Science Museum Kids Curator Camp

As a direct result of their CHISPA collaboration, Building Skills Partnership, an NCLR affiliate in Los Angeles, and the California Science Center have partnered to promote the science center's Curator Kids Program. Recently, two children applied to the Kids Curator Program and were accepted, free of cost. Alexandre Lagunas, a 5th grader, and Nicolas Gavidia, a 7th grader, participated in this three-week science enrichment program for students, where they helped to guide science activities, field trips, and guest speakers at the California Science Center.

 

 

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), under Grant No. DRL-1323516. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.