The Great Plains STEM Education Center conducts a wide variety of educator professional development workshops, as well as STEM events for students.  Below are several videos highlighting recent events.

GPSEC hosted the First Annual STEM Academy for Middle School students from New Town, ND June 24-28, 2018. Thanks to UMary's Cole Garman for producing this video.

GPSEC delivered the 3rd Annual STEMtastic Event at Jamestown Middle School on March 7, 2017. While the girls were off at their own TechSavvy event, the boys from Jamestown and other area rural schools had the chance to learn about a wide variety of STEM careers through multiple hands-on presentations from area STEM professionals.

GPSEC delivers a STEAM Academy to Langdon Area Schools

Teachers engage in Engineering Design through a Rube Goldberg activity during a GPSEC PD session.

Washington Elementary 4th grade students design a soccer game using Lego WeDo robots.

Students at Enderlin Public School take part in a Rube Goldberg STEM Design Challenge.

Students at Edgeley Public school participate in a Family Engineering Night with their parents.

A pair of 9th grade Physical Science students at Marion High School study Newton's Laws of Motion using a Paper Rollercoaster they built.

A high school science teacher at a GPSEC workshop shows off his LEGO EV3 Smart Car programming skills.

K-12 teachers at a GPSEC workshop participate in an Inquiry learning activity.

Students in Bismarck explore computer programming, music, and the Makey Makey.

Office Information

Great Plains STEM Education Center
Jamie Wirth, Director:  701-845-7734
Gary Ketterling, Coordinator:  701-845-7446

101 College St. SW
Valley City, ND 58072
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