FERGUSON, Mo. – The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has been awarded a grant of $65,600 from the Monsanto Fund to continue the “Monsanto Sprouting Astronauts Program.” The program, which is in its fourth year, provides professional development, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-based activities and a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center […]
The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has received a grant from The Boeing Company for its new “Challenger Academy” program. The program, which will serve 25 middle school educators, will include a series of four professional development workshops during the 2015-16 school year, educator resources, and a volunteer component for Boeing engineers to engage with students. […]
Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis Honors the Past and Celebrates Tomorrow’s Innovators and Educators at 30th Anniversary The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis commemorated the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Challenger Space Shuttle accident with a program that honored the seven Challenger astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe, who would have been the first teacher to go into space, […]
The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis has awarded over 50 area educators scholarships for professional development, educator resources, and student programs, including simulated space missions and workshops at the Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson. Additional scholarships are still available. The program, which is being funded by Express Scripts, Sigma-Aldrich, and The Saigh Foundation, is an expansion […]
August 21, 2015 Last week I had the honor of attending the annual conference of the national Challenger Center organization. The event, which was held in San Antonio, was attended by Challenger Learning Centers from all over the world. The furthest attendees to travel to the conference were our friends from the Challenger Learning Center […]
We are excited to introduce a new blog for the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis. Stay tuned for upcoming posts.
The Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis will be introducing two new Earth-themed programs in time for Earth Day at an open house event on April 22nd from 4-6pm. The new offerings include a simulated space mission called Earth Odyssey™ and the Wind Turbine Design Challenge workshop. The Earth Odyssey™ simulated space mission provides the opportunity for students […]
WHAT: On Wednesday, January 28, students from McCluer South-Berkeley High School will join the Challenger Learning Center in marking the 29th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle accident. January 28th is also NASA’s Day of Remembrance, honoring all of the astronauts who have lost their lives in the pursuit of human space exploration, including the crews of the Columbia […]
Challenger Learning Center was awarded $200,000 for the renewal of the Emerson Success Through Aligning Resources in Science (STARS) program. Read More
St. Louis Sprout & About is hosting its third Celebration for readers, sponsors and supporters. The 2013 Celebration is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Museum of Transportation. The Celebration is a free event, and admission to the Museum of Transportation will also be free during the event.