Science in Motion Sign at Juniata College

Program Description:

Science In Motion (SIM) supports middle and high schools by providing:

  • mobile educators (traveling teachers) to the schools with multiple sets of equipment and supplies needed to give every student a hands-on experience;
  • equipment and materials to teachers independent of the mobile educators to allow greater access to advanced laboratory equipment and resources;
  • professional development opportunities for teachers to keep high-school/middle courses up to date with the latest discoveries in science.

SIM was founded at Juniata College in 1987. There are currently 11 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania serving over 200 school districts.

Juniata SIM Impact for 2012-2013:

Mobile Educator visits: 1,439 Schools Served: 23
Equipment Loans: 2,506 Teachers Served: 84
Student Contacts: 65,051 Labs Taught: 186

All of this is at minimal cost to schools, thanks to our support from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and businesses such as GlaxoSmithKline, Kish Bank, PNC Bank, Lititz Mutual, the National Science Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and D C Goodman & Sons Inc.

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Science In Motion 
1701 Penn Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Phone: 814-641-3566
Fax: 814-641-3167
sim@juniata.edu

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