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Category: STEM

Volunteer: Laura Garrett

4/22/22

Why did you choose to volunteer at Discovery Lab?  I love the concept; it is close to home and I have spent many years in children’s programming. What is your favorite thing about volunteering at Discovery Lab? I love the children’s anticipation when they see the Lab and their joy is contagious. What have you learned during your time at the museum?  I love the exhibits; they are very interactive and there is something for every age. What do you do in your extra s... Read More

Volunteer: Briana-Miracle Louis

4/13/22

Briana-Miracle Louis is currently a psychology student at Oral Roberts University (ORU) with hopes of becoming a family councilor.  Why did you choose to volunteer at Discovery Lab? I love spending time with kids and seeing the creativity flow, while they are inspired by the educational activities and conducive learning.  What is your favorite thing about volunteering at Discovery Lab? I enjoy seeing the sparks in children's minds while they learn new things!  What... Read More

Discovery Lab takes home Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence awards

4/11/22

On April 9, 2022, the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKCNP) hosted its 15th annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards. This year the OKCNP announced Discovery Lab had won the 2022 Education category, sponsored by Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies and Glenna and Richard Tanenbaum. Additionally, Discovery Lab was awarded the top award of the evening, the 2022 J. Jerry Dickman Award for Excellence, and received a $10,000 grant sponsored by The Tulsa Community Foundation... Read More

2022: A Summer of Discovery

3/9/22

Calling all summer scientists! Curious explorers from Pre-K through 6th Grade will learn about nature, bugs, weather, and everything in between at Discovery Lab's Summer Break Camp. Weekly sessions will run from June 6th to August 12th.  According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, consistent summer learning experiences can help close opportunity gaps, lead to higher graduation rates, and increase college readiness in students.  Time Pre-K + Kindergarten: 9:0... Read More

Introduce a Girl to Engineering 2022: Reimagining the Possible

2/3/22

Discovery Lab is celebrating National Engineers Week, with special experiments and activities available all week for museum guests. Introduce a Girl to Engineering invites girls (ages 6-12) and their adult role models to solve engineering challenges during our weekend class sessions. Classes are $5 per person with admission to the museum.  "Ask an Engineer" and "Big Engineering" demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend and are included in museum admissi... Read More

Discovery Lab receives Google Grant

1/18/22

Discovery Lab received funding just shy of $33,400 to support the development and implementation of an after-school pilot program, Discovery Lab River Walkers, in Mayes County. River Walkers will be an eight-unit series that provides an opportunity to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) while connecting students directly to career paths in STEM-related fields. Students will learn about unmanned aerial vehicle flight, environmental engineering, and natura... Read More