STEM Projects & Programs

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

child catching item with a cup

 

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 runs during the school year on Tuesdays from 11-1 PM. Hands on learning in an open house style setting. Stop by and have fun learning with your little one. See our events page for upcoming Toddler Tuesdays.

toddlers painting
Homework Help Anakin

Homework Help

Free online math and science Homework Help for all K-12 Utah students. Sign up for online help on our tutoring page. New this fall, in-person homework help will be available for students K-6 grade at the Cedar City library.

If you would like Homework Help flyers to hand out in the classroom, a printable flyer you may request copies from our office, contact info below.

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 a bi-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.

Library
STEAM Night

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-5 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.

elementary school aged students engaged in a STEM activity