Leap into Science with Wyoming Afterschool Alliance!

Light & Shadow Training

Thank you for the afterschool and youth-serving organizations that attended the Winter 2021 Light & Shadow Training (flyer)! We look forward to your continued engagement.  

Leap into Science is a nationwide program developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum with the National Girls Collaborative Project that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, designed for children ages 3-10 and their families. The program empowers educators to offer workshops in community settings like libraries, museums, and out-of-school time programs to engage underserved audiences in accessible and familiar settings. Learn more at leap.fi.edu.

Wyoming’s Leap Into Science leadership team includes WYAA Director Michelle Sullivan, along with Wyoming State Library School Library Consultant Paige Bredenkamp and Wyoming Alliance for Environmental Education Executive Director Susan McGuire. For information about upcoming training opportunities, please contact WYAA at 307-335-9922.

Learn About Building the STEAM Mindset in Wyoming

Creating a STEAM mindset in young children may seem daunting, especially if there’s an end goal in mind. But instead, focus on the experience rather than the outcome, working together to ask questions about the world around us, learning together through observation and experimentation. Read the full story!