GSSM Elementary is a GSSM Outreach program




GSSM Elementary offers science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) programs for students in grades 3 through 5. The high-quality interactive GSSM Elementary learning experiences are standards-based, model effective teaching practices, and deepen students' understanding of STEAM topics. 

GSSM Elementary

  • Provides enriching STEAM experiences to elementary students in SC
  • Makes STEAM opportunities available to all students in SC
  • Supports teachers in delivering content aligned with the SC science and mathematics curriculum standards and the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Delivers inquiry-based learning opportunities for students to explore the fields of STEAM
  • Inspires student interest in STEAM and builds student confidence in STEAM fields


The STEAM Bus is a mobile science lab which travels to SC elementary schools providing standards-based STEAM activity lessons. The bus is equipped with materials and equipment necessary for groups of students to experience STEM.  

Learn more and schedule a visit!

Explore Series

The Explore series uses Interactive Video Vignettes (IVVs) that can be paired with hands-on Explore kits.  Students navigate a real world investigation through a hands-on, minds-on approach while making predictions and observations. These lessons are adaptable to each school’s instructional needs and can be used for students attending virtually, in person, or in a hybrid model.

Learn more and get exploring!