Approximately 1500 of our fifth grade students participate in the iExplore program which is sponsored by Aramco Services Company in partnership with the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The iExplore program ignites students’ interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and introduces them to the energy industry and geoscience careers.
Each year our 5th grade science teachers bring our 5th grade students on a fiedl trip to the Houston Musuem of Natural Science to participate in STEM lessons and science lab experiemnts. In addition, while at the museum, they all tour the Wiess Energy Hall and discover more about the energy industry and geosciences careers.
Here’s what a teacher said of the experience iExplore provides for students:
Aramco's iExplore Field Trip was great for our students because it stimulated our kid’s interest in fossil fuels and gave them a glimpse into future possible career choices. It also gave our students a real world connection to the TEKS/skills they are learning in the classroom every day.
Mr. Giacona, Cimarron Elementary
Science Instructional Coach
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