Outreach STEM Opportunities

As one of the leading high schools in America, GSSM is committed to positively impacting teachers and students across the Palmetto State with innovative and challenging Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education opportunities.

About GSSM Outreach

Learn more about the GSSM Center for Science Education and Outreach that serves as a resource for developing and delivering STEM learning opportunities to students and teachers across South Carolina.

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Students in 3rd through 8th grade spend a day on the GSSM campus exploring how scientists think and what they do. Hands-on labs immerse students in life science, physical science, technology, or engineering and help build critical thinking skills. Students also eat lunch in the GSSM Dining Hall and tour campus. Visit GSSM and become a future scientist with us! 

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STEM Days on the go

GSSM brings STEM to you! Our talented instructional team travels to your school and leads 3rd through 8th grade students through interactive learning experiences in life science, physical science, technology, or engineering. Each curiosity-driven lesson empowers students to explore, generate questions, and deepen their understanding. GSSM provides all instruction and materials for the lesson. 

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SPARK! Middle School Workshops

Led by GSSM students, SPARK offers a variety of online after-school workshops for 6th through 8th grade students to explore a wide range of STEM topics and their real-world applications. 

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ENGAGE Middle School Workshops

During this in-person after-school program offered on the GSSM campus, 6th through 8th grade students delve into STEM through a series of interactive lessons that build upon each other. Students think critically and practice deductive reasoning as they work through challenges and explore the science and technology behind real-world problems.  

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Summer Camps

GSSM summer camps challenge rising 6th - 10th graders in a fun and collaborative environment where hands-on STEM learning is celebrated. Students choose from a variety of topics, empowering them to interact with like-minded peers as they grow as scientists and engineers. GoSciTech offers three types of immersive STEM experiences —residential, day, and virtual—all designed to engage and challenge students who are interested in STEM, find the one that is right for your family.

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Inside GSSM Family Day

Explore STEM with your family! At this annual open house, explore the GSSM campus, interact with the GSSM community, and experience STEM in a whole new way. A variety of interactive and unforgettable learning experiences for all ages makes this a day of imagination, inspiration, and fun for everyone! 

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Professional Development Opportunities

Promoting Advanced STEM Exploration (PASE) uses hands-on, high-tech portable data collection devices, mobile learning technologies, and lab equipment to support middle and high school STEM teachers. 

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