Save The Water™ STEM for schools program
The STW™ STEM Program for Schools is a series designed to increase the interest of middle and high school students in science through a series of interactive and demonstrative sessions.
- Provide hands-on experience in running basic chemical tests
- Encourage critical thinking
- Develop real-time solutions and put them into regular, daily practice.
- Create interest in the well-being and betterment of society
- Teaches 4 classes of up to 30 students per day (120 students total)
- Brought to school free of charge
- STW will supply all necessary materials for the activities
- Microscope activities
- Students will observe water samples using trinocular microscope connected to laptop computer to observe water samples
- Wet chemistry analytical tests
- Demonstrations will facilitate students’ understanding of water contamination
- Eco-landscape display
- Students will discover how water becomes contaminated
- Hand-in-water demonstration
- Live demonstration will show how chemicals in water are absorbed by the skin
It costs Save The Water™ $3,300 in start-up costs for equipment and recurring cost per class to bring the program to them, but it is brought to the schools free of charge, as STW™ finds grants and sponsors like you to support the program.