Science Discovery Education (SDE) during COVID

  • During this unprecedented time of distance learning, Science Discovery Education (SDE) is missing the students and working hard to be prepared for when they come back. Here's what we are doing now: 

    • SDE is working through the Hands On Science Center to support teachers in providing a strong learning experience for remote learners 
    • The Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center is preparing virtual field trips 
    • The Planetarium has received a big update 
    • The Omni Room 

About SDE

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    Science Discovery Education department provides opportunities for students to experience meaningful, hands -on science instruction inside and outside the walls of the classroom. The district provides the materials, personnel, and resources necessary to achieve this goal.   

    Our facilities include:

    • the Hands On Science Center
    • the Omni Room at Lady Bird Johnson Middle School
    • The Robert Scott Pohl Planetarium
    • the Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center

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SED Celebrations

  • Check out the Science Discovery Education's celebrations: 

    • 2017 designated a Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation
    • 2018 grant of 50 milkweed plants through Monarch Watch
    • 2020 Sadie Rae Graff Education Award through Keep Texas Beautiful
    • 2021 Sponsor-a-Hive granted a native bee box through The Bee Conservancy, to support solitary native bees.