Mission Statement


The “STEM Education Garden’s” mission is two fold:

 

1) to provide educators a physical location, educational apparatus, and tools to teach STEM based curriculum and

(2) to bridge the generation gap by providing qualified senior citizens the opportunity to meet with young people and share the knowledge they have gained as professionals or knowledge experts.

Project Goal
 

Our goal is to build and develop, a STEM Educational Garden area to support and encourage young people’s continuing interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Summary Statement
 

This program is designed for young people, grades K-12. Working with educational partners the “STEM Education Garden” will provide a fun, versatile, leaning environment that will empower students to learn topics in the fields of earth and life sciences, alternative energy, water and soil conservation and sustainability.

The STEM Education Garden has created an educational alliance with the Waxahachie Independent School District and other individual educators throughout Waxahachie and surrounding areas.

Other members of the educational alliance include organizations such as the Waxahachie Master Gardeners, the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Master Naturalist, and more.

Working in cooperation with these educators, our classes will have the ability to range from water conservation, alternative energies use, land and soil management, food production, sustainability, botany, biology, life sciences and more. Supporting these classes will be a technology sector integrated into the garden that provides computers and Internet access.

The scope of classes is only limited to the teacher’s interest and the area of study the individual educators are focused on.

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Next Generation STEM Education Garden"
A place for the aspiring young scientist.