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San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology Centerpiece of Port San Antonio Innovation Hub
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San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology Centerpiece of Port San Antonio Innovation Hub

San Antonio is home to a world-class collection of historic science and technology artifacts housed in an early-stage museum that is the centerpiece of Port San Antonio's planned innovation center. Conceived as a hub for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) innovators and entrepreneurs to work alongside industry partners, the Port’s innovation center will also include the expanded new home for the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT). That larger space will accommodate the growing mission of the nonprofit museum, which in late September merged with SASTEMIC, operator of the Geekbus and longtime provider of STEM programming and educational services. “Together, we are a larger, stronger and more diverse organization, carrying all our staff and services for...
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology Summer Camp Program Offers Unique STEM Classes
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San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology Summer Camp Program Offers Unique STEM Classes

The San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT) and the San Antonio Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Connectery (SASTEMIC)  are collaborating on a summer program featuring science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-themed STEM-based classes. All classes will be at SAMSAT, which is located on 102 Mabry Drive on Port San Antonio’s campus. Each week-long camp features experts teaching the particular topic and opportunities for students to gain hands-on learning experience. Registration opens April 1. The cost for each week-long class is $300 which includes all materials, plus daily breakfast and lunch. Assistance for families meeting requirements for financial need is available on a first-come basis. Register for camps (add your request for assistance...
SASTEMIC Partners with SAMSAT on STEM Learning Programs
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SASTEMIC Partners with SAMSAT on STEM Learning Programs

Elementary school students clustered around a display of an Enigma machine, German encrypting hardware used by Britain's codebreakers to decipher German messages in World War II. In another room, students were busy with hands-on activities creating museum exhibits about the history, current use, and future of computing. SASTEMIC, a nonprofit science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education advocacy organization, collaborates with local schools to provide STEM-focused educational programs like this one provided to Forester and Northwest Crossing Elementary schools at the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT) Monday morning. The nonprofit museum, founded in 2016 by David Monroe, explores the past, present, and future of technology in San Antonio. The coll...