Leap into Science with Wyoming Afterschool Alliance!

Empowering Educators to Offer Programs in Community Settings.

Thank you for the afterschool and youth-serving organizations that attended the Winter 2021 Light & Shadow Training! We’re happy to add new programs to the Leap into Science community and look forward to continued engagement.  

Leap into Science is a national program with a mission to integrate open-ended science activities with children’s books and literacy efforts in libraries, museums, and out-of-school time programs. LiS was developed by The Franklin Institute Science Museum with the National Girls Collaborative Project. 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.

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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!