STEM continues to dominate education, and student-friendly destinations are taking notice. Innovative partnerships and curricula are emerging in unexpected places. As you begin to plan your STEM student travel, consider one of these exceptional cities…
Cleveland has a long-standing reputation as a great student destination. It’s also making its mark in the STEM fields as well. The Cleveland Clinic welcomes students interested in the fields of health and science. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame offers classes focused on the fine arts, mathematics, science and technology. The Great Lakes Science Center offers a ton of programs fueled by STEM learning. The Greater Cleveland Aquarium also hosts a ton of workshops and classes designed with the aquatic sciences in mind. Cleveland is a hotbed of great attractions and STEM activities!
Chicago has some truly inspiring STEM programs. Loyola University has partnered with iD Tech to offer students aged 7-17 a chance to code, design video games, create with Roblox, engineer robots and more. Students stay in dorms and experience the college lifestyle as part of a summer experience. The Museum of Science and Industry is packed with opportunities year-round to learn science, technology, engineering and math. Chicago is also a literal study in engineering. It’s home to the modern skyscraper and innovative designs that have shaped American architecture. It’s an amazing city for STEM-related experiences.
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including its STEM adventures! Check out the NASA Johnson Space Center for an in-depth look at America’s space flight program. The center hosts programs geared for students of all ages and interests, with a special emphasis on STEM. The Houston Museum of Natural Science features engaging exhibits and workshops with a direct emphasis on the sciences. The museum also hosts programs like STEM/Nova Overnight and Student STEM Ambassador for more in-depth experiences. Students with an interest in the health sciences can check out the DeBakey High School for Health Professions. Started in 1972 in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine, It’s one of the strongest college prep schools in Texas. Student groups interested in the science and health professions can request a visit.
STEM Travel Beyond Expectations
STEM-based student travel is limited only by your imagination. There are so many opportunities to be creative- don’t settle for a pre-planned cookie cutter trip! Kaleidoscope Adventures will help you customize a STEM experience your students won’t soon forget. Call the KA team of experts at 407-345-4899 for travel beyond expectations!