Informal Education

This website is developed by "Mad Science Iowa". A large amount of information about after school programs, workshops, grade-focused events and camps is provided.

A website providing information about the Iowa Afterschool Alliance. Within this site, strategies, resources, and curriculum suggestions for advancing STEM within after school programs are given. This effort to expand STEM education into after school programs is advocated by the STEM Active Learning Community Partners group which is a committee of the Governor's STEM Advisory Council.

STEM Scouts

STEM Scouts is an organization that allows students to get together with a group of their peers and a STEM professional to explore areas that interest them. STEM Scouts also provides a mobile lab that can come to your town or school!

Science Center of Iowa

Information about programs and events for girls in elementary and middle school through the Girls in Science Initiative of the Science Center of Iowa.