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Extended Learning Opportunities

Goal: This website is designed to share extended learning opportunities. This does not advocate for any specific one. It is a brief overview of selected extended learning opportunities near or in Minneapolis that are relevant to students in K-12.

 

Elementary

There are many Outreach events that stimulate interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), provided by the University of Minnesota College of Science & Engineering (CSE)

  • Energy and U shows
    • Highlights basic scientific principles in a fun and engaging way
    • Also open to 6th grade
    • Organizer: Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
    • For more info: https://chem.umn.edu/outreach/energy-and-u

 

Middle school

U of M Outreach events

University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP)

Perpich Center for Art School

MathCEP (Mathematics Center for Educational Program) Saturday Enrichment

 

High School

U of M Outreach events

Post-Secondary Education Options

International Baccalaureate Career-Related programs (IBCP)

  • A unique blend of IB classes and Engineering classes
  • Potential College credit is available
  • Great for those interested in STEM & want to take rigours classes
  • For more info:  http://henry.mpls.k12.mn.us/ibcp

 

All grades

Online schools - Great program for one who works well independently, and at their own pace. Also great for one with a very busy schedule. Here are a few:

 

U of M outreach events that are open to all grades

 

This is not an exhaustive list. There many more opportunities out there. For a larger range of extended learning opportunities in Minnesota, visit https://mneep.org/resources/