Come learn with us as we explore various STEAM topics!

Looking to increase your content knowledge and engage in cross-curricular activities designed for your classroom? CSATS i-STEAM Workshops provide opportunities for teachers to learn science, engineering, and math through integrated activities from Penn State researchers and faculty with a focus on STEAM concepts.

We are proud to announce our upcoming workshops for the 2017-2018 academic year.  These workshops will be announced through our STEM-E Newsletters, so please sign up for our mailing list!

Join us in inquiry-based activities and discussions designed to deepen your understanding of STEAM topics aligned to the PA Academic Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. 

Please see our application section for more information on each workshop!

Costs:

All workshops are FREE for teachers, and include a continental breakfast and catered lunch.

Materials Provided:

Many workshops include materials for teachers to take back to their classroom for immediate implementation.

Act 48:

Act 48 credit is available.

FAQ

Ashley Rapsinski, M. Ed

Research Assistant

Email: | Phone: 814-865-1713


Matthew Johnson, PhD

Research Associate
Assistant Professor of Science Education

Email: | Phone: 814-863-6607


  Upcoming Events:

  Export Events
A list of current Workshops
Workshop Target Audience Length Date/Time Location Registration

Atoms to Energy: A Discovery Journey

Teachers Grades 5-9

1 Day

Date:
February 20, 2018 from 9:00am - 2:30pm

Location:
Breazeale Nuclear Reactor Classroom

Workshop Full

i-STEAM Workshop: Catastrophic Cyclones

6th-12th Grade Teachers

1 Day

Date:
April 12, 2018 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
The Learn Lab, 202 Chambers Building, University Park, PA

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i-STEAM Workshop: Messages from the Skies, A Physics Investigation

6th-12th Grade Teachers

1 Day

Date:
May 10, 2018 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
301D Huck Life Sciences Building, University Park, PA

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  Past Events:

A list of past Workshops
Workshop Target Audience Length Date/Time Location Registration

Exploring the Highs and Lows of Landscapes: Demystifying Topographic Maps

Teachers grades 4-12

1 Day

Date:
March 2, 2017 from 9:00am - 2:30pm

Location:
Earth and Mineral Science Museum: 16 Deike Building, University Park

Workshop Complete

Exploring the Stream and Wetland Ecosystem – Using Ecological Indicators

Teachers grades 6-10

1 Day

Date:
TBD

Location:
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center State College, PA

Workshop Complete

i-STEAM Workshop: Catching the Sun

Middle and High School Teachers

1 Day

Date:
June 2, 2017 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
301D Huck Life Sciences Building

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i-STEAM Workshop: The Highs and Lows of Landscapes: Demystifying Topographic Maps

Teachers of grades 5-10

1 Day

Date:
October 28, 2017 (all day)

Location:
Earth and Mineral Science Museum: 16 Deike Building, University Park

Workshop Complete

Call for KidWind

Teachers of grades 4-12

1 Day

Date:
December 4, 2017 from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
Saint Francis University

Workshop Complete