STEM Projects & Programs

All programs are held in the STEM Center (Geosciences Building 323) unless otherwise noted.

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Wonder Wednesday

Wonder Wednesday is a free community event for families with children in grades K-5. We partner with SUMA, The Cedar City Library, The Frontier Homestead Museum, and the Frehner Museum and each organization takes turns hosting Wonder Wednesday at our locations. The STEM Center hosts this event on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-6 PM, during the school year. We provide a fun, hands-on, STEM-related activity for kids to participate in as they learn and grow. See our events page for upcoming Wonder Wednesdays.


Toddler Tuesday

A STEM program designed for children 0-5 years old. Toddler Tuesday is a semi-annual event once a semester on Tuesdays from 11-1. Hands on learning in an open house style setting. Stop by and have fun learning with your little one. See our events page for the next Toddler Tuesday.

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Homework Help

Free online math, science and writing Homework Help for all K-12 Utah students. Sign up for online help on our tutoring page. In person Homework Help is available for students K-12 at Cedar City Public Library. We also offer spanish speaking tutors at all locations.

If you need flyers to hand out in your classroom, contact us.

STEM Resource Library

The SUU STEM Library is home to over 1,000 fun and interactive educational tools and consumable materials to help you integrate STEM in K-12 education at no cost to you. These items are available to be checked out for free by anyone! We deliver to all Iron County School District schools on Wednesdays on a weekly basis and will deliver by appointment to Washington, Garfield, Kane and Beaver counties.

Learn how to check out items on our STEM Library page.


STEAM Nights

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math at your local schools. Families come for an evening of hands-on exploration and learning with partners from Southwest Tech, 4H, mobile planetarium, Animal Ambassadors, SUMA, Arts Fusion and the STEM Center

If your student's school has not had a STEAM Night yet, keep your eyes open for information from your school for the dates we will be there! Administrators can Contact us if you would like to have a STEAM night at your school.

Field Trips

We are so excited to start offering campus field trips! We are partnering with SUMA to offer 2 hour tours for K-12 classes. One hour will be spent at each institution. Spots are limited so register quickly.

We also offer field trip funding for teachers in the spring. We have a limited number of stipends available to fund travel and entrance fees for STEM-related field trips. K-12 teachers in Iron, Beaver, Kane, Garfield, and Washington counties are eligible. Follow us on social media (facebook/instagram) and sign up for the newsletter to be apprised of when funding opens.

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STEM in the Field

STEM is all around us - in canyons, at farms, at community gardens, in sports arenas, and even in the theater. Come explore STEM in action as we visit different locations around Cedar City and learn from professionals in STEM careers. STEM in the field is a free community event geared toward teens and their families. Bring everyone to join the fun! See our events page for upcoming STEM in the Field programs.

Southern Utah Air and Space Exhibit

We are happy to announce a new traveling exhibit that brings the incredible history of aerospace engineering to southern Utah. Come see real space flown artifacts, NASA and SpaceX objects, local donations and loans from local aerospace giants. 

Watch our social media for event dates and times across southern Utah.

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