Impact

IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

As of 2018, Center for Science and the Schools have impacted K-12 education in Pennsylvania and across the nation.
  • Impact

    All 6+

    Penn State STEM Colleges and Departments as partners

  • Impact

    123*

    Programs that have impacted educators and students

  • Impact

    22

    States in the U.S impacted by our programs

  • Impact

    274

    Schools with teachers in our programs

  • Impact

    2016**

    Teachers impacted by our programs

Think about it!?!? Approximately, each educator reaches 25-100 students every year!

*Each program involves researchers at Penn State or other institutions, instructors, post-docs, and/or graduate students that allow our programs to be successful.

**869 individual teachers have participated. Many return for multiple programs and workshops!

PENN STATE STEM COLLEGES & DEPARTMENTS

CSATS has worked closely with Penn State researchers to prepare grant proposals and secure funding for research and outreach activities. CSATS has collaborated with 141 Penn State researchers from 6 STEM Colleges and the College of Liberal Arts:

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Eberly College of Science
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • College of Liberal Arts (Department of Anthropology)

PARTNERS IN SUCCESS

CSATS continues to partner with organizations to expand our outreach efforts, example partners are:

  • 100Kin10
  • American Association of University Women 
  • Central PA Biofuels Laboratory
  • Discovery Space
  • Milbrook Marsh
  • National Alliance for Broader Impacts  
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Penn State Cancer Institute 
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Pennsylvania Intermediate Units: 10, 11, 13, 15 and 29
  • Pennsylvania Watershed Task Force led by STROUD Water Research Center
  • Shaver's Creek
  • STEM Learning Ecosystems 
  • Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts